Windows 8.1 features APIs that support 4K resolution displays. Microsoft and Google put aside their differences to work together on a new YouTube Application. Plus: An introduction to Google Glass’ Face Recognition API and 9 new APIs.
Our API directory now includes 53 energy APIs. The newest is the EcoSCADA API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Genability API. We list 4 Genability mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of energy APIs.
This week we had 98 new APIs added to our API directory including an online dictionary, enterprise collaboration and social networking service, White House petition data, campaign management service, and standardized open data resource. In addition we covered a new API status board. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, nine were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those nine, which included Edamam API. Edamam is a company committed to helping people eat better. To do this they provide recipe information to users as well as an API that allows developers access to the same data. The free version of the API provides calorie content, serving size, diet tags, and more. To learn more about the Edamam API visit the Edamam site as well as the Edamam API blog post.
Oddcast, innovative web and mobile marketer, has released a cloud based text-to-speech (TTS) API: Vocalware. Releasing the platform via API allows developers to extend TTS to any browser-based or mobile application. Vocalware intends to become the one stop shop for cloud based speech functionality.
This week we had 111 new APIs added to our API directory including a form builder service, mobile application management platform, api pipelining service, in-store retail optimization service and cloud storage architecture service. We also covered a cutting edge motion controller and an API for server and website monitoring. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
The Facebook Platform for Mobile makes a push to help developers write better social apps. Hello Social aims to simplify Social Media Marketing campaigns. Plus: First Cleanweb Hackathon in the Pacific Northwest and 7 new APIs.
iSpeech, a leading provider of speech technology solutions and mobile applications, has just announced the launch of the iSpeech Publishing Platform which makes it possible to convert text from books, websites, mobile applications and other text-based content into human quality audio. iSpeech also provides a suite of Text to Speech APIs and SDKs for developers to use in web and mobile applications.
ProgrammableWeb now lists more than 8000+ APIs. The most successful APIs are even billionaires in their own right. We have covered several articles in the past on what are the essential components of a successful API and one pattern that comes out is the need for good developer documentation.