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: RobustLinks Launches Knowledge API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 16th, 2014

Robust LinksRobustLinks API unlocks statistics and meaning in several knowledge repositories. Preventing an API breach like Snapchat’s. Plus: WePay raises $15 million for API, and 10 new APIs.

Runnable Launches Google Dart Code Channel

Mark Boyd, January 16th, 2014

Developer resource platform Runnable has today launched the first of its Company Code Channels. In partnership with Google, Runnable’s Dart Code Channel provides a virtual platform for developers to run tests and implement code when building web applications using Dart 1.0. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Runnable CEO Yash Kumar on the eve of the launch.

Today in APIs: Skycore Launches Mobile Marketing API, and 24 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 15th, 2014

SkycoreSkycore launches mobile marketing API with SMS and MMS capabilities. MobileDevHQ, now free, launches API. Plus: 24 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Youphoric Launches SMS API, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 13th, 2014

Youphoric SMSYouphoric API sends and receives SMS in apps. API workshop in Seoul South Korea, April 7-11. Plus: four ways to service-orient APIs, and 12 new APIs.

BigML 2014 Winter Release Boosts Predictive Modeling

Janet Wagner, January 10th, 2014

BigMLBigML, a cloud based machine learning platform that allows users to quickly build predictive models using small or big data, has announced the availability of the BigML Winter Release. The release features faster predictive models with MTree, a new development mode that allows users to run unlimited tasks up to 16MB for free, and new prediction strategies. The BigML Winter Release also includes new BigML API features, including dataset transformations, multi datasets, weighted models and an extra language called Flatline that allows for a new paradigm which BigML calls Programmatic Machine Learning.

PW Year in Review: Hottest Topics of 2013

Eric Carter, December 27th, 2013

ProgrammableWebProgrammableWeb enjoyed another tremendous year in 2013. The year in APIs was filled with landmarks, innovation and massive expansion of the API economy. ProgrammbleWeb readers kept us busy, and four particular areas of interest prompted the most attention.

Revolution Analytics Extends R Programming Integration

Michael Vizard, December 19th, 2013

More analytics applications than ever are being developed using the open source R programming language. This means integrating these applications with all the other applications that need to consume that information has become something of a challenge. With the release of version 7.0 of its commercial implementation of an R programming environment, Revolution Analytics is trying to simplify that process.

Quandl Announces New Tool for Dataset Uploading

Janet Wagner, December 17th, 2013

QuandlQuandl, a company that launched a search engine for numerical data in January 2013, plans on introducing a brand new uploading tool in early 2014 which will make it possible for users to upload their own datasets to the Quandl platform. In February of this year, the Toronto-based company launched the Quandl API which provides programmatic access to every single dataset available on Quandl.

Twilio SMS API Brings Light to Festivus and the SF Food Bank

DerryBirkett, December 17th, 2013

Twilio SMSHow much would you like to send $10,000 (that’s 10 big ones) to the San Francisco Food Bank for Festivus? I’m guessing you would love to, but how? Let’s talk about Twilio.

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