43 Documents APIs: Drawloop, Issuu Search and Docstoc

Wendell Santos, October 24th, 2012

DrawloopOur API directory now includes 43 documents APIs. The newest is the Mover.io API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Drawloop API. We list 2 Drawloop mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of documents APIs.


443 Enterprise APIs: LinkedIn, Salesforce and FedEx

Wendell Santos, September 19th, 2012

LinkedInOur API directory now includes 443 enterprise APIs. The newest is the Swift-Kanban API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the LinkedIn API. We list 48 LinkedIn mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of enterprise APIs.


Web Scraping Evolved: APIs for Turning Webpage Content into Valuable Data

Guest Author, September 13th, 2012

While the rates in adoption of semantic standards are increasing, the majority of the web is still home to mostly unstructured data.  Search engines, like Google, remain focused on looking at the HTML markup for clues to create richer results for their users.  The creation of schema.org and similar movements has aided in the progression of the ability draw valuable content from webpages.


Today In APIs: Twitter API drops RSS Support, Facebook API Updates, Amazon Glacier and 21 New APIs

Romin Irani, September 7th, 2012

FacebookNew Twitter API changes, Facebook’s Desktop Web Games policy changes, Amazon Glacier Interview. Plus Twilio announces Queue Developer Contest, AlchemyAPI Releases German Sentiment Analysis, Beeminder Adds API for its goal tracking app,  and 21 New APIs.


144 Office APIs: Salesforce, Google Spreadsheets and Google Documents

Wendell Santos, August 28th, 2012

Our API directory now includes 144 office APIs. The newest is the Practice Fusion API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Salesforce.com API. We list 45 Salesforce.com mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of office APIs.

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111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


API Billionaire Adds Author Extraction Service

Adam DuVander, March 8th, 2012

AlchemyText extractor Alchemy has added a new, useful feature to its arsenal of text mining services available via its Alchemy API. Author Extraction allows developers programmatic access to the author information on any news or blog site, regardless of whether it’s available in a structured way.


New API Billionaire: Text Extractor Alchemy

Adam DuVander, September 16th, 2011

AlchemyThe semantic text mining Alchemy API is now a member of the API Billionaires Club. The service, which makes sense of raw unstructured data, averages 65-75 million requests per day, according to Alchemy’s Elliot Turner. That brings the monthly count above 2 billion API requests.


20 APIs Used in 7 Days: Thrutu, Bing, Twilio

Wendell Santos, July 23rd, 2011

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alchemy, Alibris, All for Good, Aviary Effects, Extractiv, FreebieSMS, Google Apps Script, InfoChimps Twitter, Swoogle and Thrutu. The most often used APIs this week are Aviary Effects, Swoogle and Thrutu. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Yahoo Weather, Google Maps and YouTube

Adam DuVander, January 1st, 2011

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alchemy, Voxeo, Yahoo Music Engine, Yahoo Weather and Yolink. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 5 mashups), Telephony (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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