The Instagram API proves to be a useful tool for startups. Deutsche Telekom is making it easier for developers to stay connected and create together. Buddycloud has some big things to say about where Twitter might be headed. Plus: Access Google APIs with Dart, Open Hack India 2012 and 22 new APIs.
Without the dot, “cardio” is Rule #1 in Zombieland. With the dot, card.io is PayPal’s latest acquisition: the startup formerly known as Lumber Labs, whose technology allows developers to integrate credit card payments into any iOS or Android app with no additional hardware.
This week we had 81 new APIs added to our API directory including a customer referral service, news content metadata service, corporate sustainability initiative, cloud based email service, eBay notification management service and social music playback integration. In addition we covered WorldMate’s launch of their e-mail parsing API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
They say the 3rd time’s the charm – and it looks like that’s just about right for the Philadelphia StartupWeekend. While some weekends end with a bunch of mock-ups, slide decks and just a handful of working demos, that wasn’t the case for Philly this time around. Demos and deployed sites were the rule, with almost 20 different pitches making it to Sunday afternoon.
This week we had 72 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile apps analytics service, book publisher, corporate gift cards on demand, Online photo editing service, web based mobile messaging and mobile payments service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This week we had 62 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital media streaming service, eCommerce via Twitter service, task and errand contract labor service, local advertising service, mobile location services, and a mobile application backend and push notification service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Suite, Instagram Real-time, Seatwave, Sonos Music, Stack Overflow, TripIt and vzaar. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Seatwave and SoundCloud. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Travel (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Foursquare has embraced the open maps movement. Russia’s biggest search engine integrates with the Topsy API. Plus: Disqus comments available in Gnip, Microsoft launches its own Webmaster Tools API and 21 new APIs.
This week we had 91 new APIs added to our API directory including a business process service, geocoding service, licensed photography platform, student verification service, and a newsletter management service. We also covered an API to hack the Gibson and a service that turns your email inbox into an application platform. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Get started with using Facebook to let users login to your app. Learn why API design is hurting the cloud (and how to fix it). Also: an API “launch” without details for developers, Facebook hack event headed for Asia and 38 new APIs.