225 Utility APIs: Google Translate, Bit.ly and uClassify

Wendell Santos, January 9th, 2013

Google TranslateOur API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.


Today In APIs: Github System Status API, TimesOpen 2012 Hackday Winners and 15 New APIs

Romin Irani, December 11th, 2012

GitHubIntegrate Github System Status into your applications. Foursquare/NYTimes Mashup Takes Grand Prize at TimesOpen 2012 Hack Day. Plus: Imgur updates its Image Service API, Facebook adds Preferred Marketing Developer Center, and 15 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Brightcove Releases App Cloud Mobile App Platform, DataSift Partners with Bitly and 17 New APIs

Wendell Santos, November 15th, 2012
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DataSiftBrightcove releases an update to their App Cloud mobile platform enabling developers to build mobile apps more quickly and cheaply. DataSift partners with Bitly to give users further insight into what content actually engages readers. Plus: Maluuba’s answer to Siri, IQ Engine’s new image recognition API and 17 new APIs.


71 URL-Shortener APIs: Bit.ly, Google URL Shortener and Tiny-URL Open

Wendell Santos, October 31st, 2012

Bit.lyOur API directory now includes 71 url-shortener APIs. The newest is the Proofeditors.com API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Bit.ly API. We list 32 Bit.ly mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of url-shortener APIs.


Best New Mashups: Health Mashups Using Google Maps, Yahoo Answers and Twitter

Wendell Santos, July 13th, 2012

Yahoo AnswersI found myself looking for a family doctor this week and realized that outside of asking friends, I didn’t have a great way to go about conducting my search. This is likely a common occurrence for people looking for healthcare advice so today we’ll take a look at some mashups that help users find information about any number of health issues. More information about each of the mashups is below.


14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twilio, Google Maps and Bit.ly

Wendell Santos, July 7th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google URL Shortener and LiveConnect. The most often used APIs this week are Bit.ly, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Messaging (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


50 APIs Used in 7 Days: Last.fm, Foursquare and Dropbox

Wendell Santos, June 30th, 2012

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 50 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Acapela, APIfy, AuthorityLabs Account, AuthorityLabs Partner, Boxcar, Buffer, Diigo, Google Sites , Gravatar, Instapaper, Pinboard, Plurk, Pocket, Posterous, Readability , Scoop.it, Svpply, Weather Central, WordPress.com, Yammer and Zootool. The most often used APIs this week are Last.fm, Twitter and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (9 APIs, 10 mashups), Bookmarks (6 APIs, 6 mashups) and Internet (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


78 New APIs: MasterCard, Travelocity and AddShoppers

Wendell Santos, May 20th, 2012
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This week we had 78 new APIs added to our API directory including a data integration service, travel booking service, user social information and data service, wallet checkout service and social eCommerce sharing platform. In addition we covered the release of the Seamless Food Delivery API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: SeatGeek, Graph APIs and 18 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 1st, 2012

SeatGeekSeatGeek is ready to fork over a generous revenue share to developers using its SeatGeek API. Graph APIs aren’t just for Facebook anymore. Plus: Facebook mobile hackathon, monetizing games and 18 new APIs.


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: LinkedIn, CloudMine and Wikipedia

Wendell Santos, February 4th, 2012

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Clicky, CloudMine, Ergast, Idescat, Library of Congress Prints & Photographs, PubNub JavaScript Push, SHOUTcast Radio and Teambox. The most often used APIs this week are DonorsChoose, Google Maps and LinkedIn. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Internet (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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