Riskpulse Announces Sense API, Aids Data Monetization

Mark Boyd, February 27th, 2014

Big data analytics company Riskpulse has exclusively informed ProgrammableWeb about the launch of the Sense API, aimed at helping start-ups, innovators, data analysts, and new tech product makers to monetize the data they might be collecting. Matthew Wensing, CEO and cofounder, tells us how third-party developers can partner with Riskpulse, using the Sense API to commercialize risk assessment-related data.


Today in APIs: Census Bureau Economic Indicators Now in API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 25th, 2014

US Census BureauThe US Census Bureau adds economic indicators to its API. Instant API attends Texas Tech Wildcatters. Plus: CA/Layer7 aiming for a world of connected devices, Yodlee to co-host 11 hackathons worldwide, and 10 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Survey Reports API Security is Key Concern, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 20th, 2014

CA’s Layer7 survey reports split over whether security or usability is biggest API issue. AnyPresence wins top API infrastructure award. Plus: API design security and usability remain key, Broadcom’s open network function virtualization platform, and 11 new APIs.


Chess.com Makes First Move with Awesome Developer Program

DerryBirkett, February 20th, 2014

Chess.com logoChess.com is receiving submissions from developers who are interested in developing ideas for Web sites, apps, extensions, or add-ons with a Chess.com API and support from the staff.


Aylien’s Text Analysis API Makes Sense of the Internet

Amy Castor, February 20th, 2014

The Internet is a ransacked library with piles of books and manuscripts reaching up to the ceiling and beyond. If you want to know what people are saying about you, your product or your business, how do you find the relevant information? Aylien, a startup based in Dublin, has the answer. The company has just released a text analysis API that lets you mine huge volumes of raw text for useful information.


Today in APIs: 100TB Launches API, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 17th, 2014

100TBServer company 100TB launches API to manage servers. New book on API design published. Plus: GE acquires API Healthcare, Google Maps API for Android updated, and 9 new APIs.


SnapLogic Embeds API Management Inside Cloud Integration Service

Michael Vizard, February 12th, 2014

After adding support for RESTful APIs to the SnapLogic Integration Cloud late last year, SnapLogic is making the next logical step by including API management capabilities within the cloud service.


59 New APIs: AT&T, Evercam, and Esri

Melody Clark, January 19th, 2014

This week, we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a flu outbreak tracking application, an online business launching tool, and an online management system for churches. We also explored the top tools that help developers mock web services instead of starting from scratch.


Today in APIs: Flutrack’s API, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 14th, 2014

FluTrackFlutrack API offers Twitter data on flu-related tweets. Twitter enforces encryption of SSL on apps. Plus: Bitcoin payroll API released, API authorizations for mobile apps, and 11 new APIs.


Top Tools to Help You Mock Web Services

Patricio Robles, January 13th, 2014

Developing complex, interactive web applications can be a significant undertaking fraught with potential pitfalls and challenges. Fortunately, developers have a significant number of tools to help them avoid many pitfalls and address common challenges. From robust IDEs and web application frameworks to unit testing libraries and continuous integration software, just about every step of the development lifecycle is covered.


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