AngelHack Produces Anti-Hacker, Tron Bike and E-Receipt Apps

Mike Borozdin, December 9th, 2011

DocuSign EnterpriseThis weekend DocuSign, the company I work for, was at the first AngelHack hackathon in San Francisco. With nearly 200 people attending (over 150 developers), we were excited to see what applications can be enhanced with the DocuSign API, as well as all the different types of apps developers built.


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: 8coupons, Zillow, Instagram

Wendell Santos, October 22nd, 2011

This past week 14 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 8coupons, AddThis Analytics , Education.com, iFixit, KooKoo, Sears and Wordstream Keyword Tool. The most often used APIs this week are 8coupons, Google Maps and Twilio. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (5 APIs, 6 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Telephony (2 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: Trulia, Google Maps, Salesforce.com

Wendell Santos, October 15th, 2011

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Feather, Aviary Suite, Education.com, Exchange Rate, Trulia, Yandex and ZoomInfo. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (7 APIs, 13 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Mobile App Hackathon in the Bay Area on August 6

Romin Irani, July 26th, 2011

Close on the heels of API Hackday to be held in Portland, comes another App Hackathon, this time in the Bay Area. The AT&T Mobile App Hackathon invites mobile developers for a day of learning, networking and building mobile applications.


API Report: Inside Electronic Signatures

Adam DuVander, July 20th, 2011
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For at least thirty years, people have talked about the “paperless office.” With cloud-based services, it may finally be possible. Yet, for many organizations, a major hang-up is contracts, which require ink signatures. In our first public API report, sponsored by DocuSign, we looked at electronic signature platforms. Specifically, we examined the features and developer friendliness of e-signature APIs, which allow non-ink signatures to be automated and integrated into business processes. Without a doubt, e-signatures are a growing field, as evidenced by the recent acquisition of EchoSign by Adobe.


31 APIs Used in 7 Days: BBC, PhotoBucket, Amazon and Twitter

Adam DuVander, May 28th, 2011

This past week 16 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 31 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Dribbble, Jamendo and Long URL Please. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon S3, Freebase and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Photos (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Industrious E-Signature Hacks: Petitions, Delivery Slips and Parental Consent

Adam DuVander, May 18th, 2011

DocuSign EnterpriseDuring an impressive 35 hour stretch over the weekend, over 100 developers came together in San Francisco to hack the electronic signature using the DocuSign Enterprise API and other APIs along the way. The winners show the breadth of applications built on DocuSign’s platform, taking e-signatures beyond the legal document.


$25,000 E-signature Hackathon From DocuSign Coming in May

Adam DuVander, April 21st, 2011

DocuSign EnterpriseE-signature company DocuSign is celebrating its new San Francisco office with a Hackathon on May 14 and 15. The event will bring developers together to build atop its DocuSign Enterprise API. After 35 non-stop hours of heated competition, four winners will receive $25,000 (USD) cash prizes.


5 Things to Consider to Protect Your API

Mike Borozdin, April 12th, 2011

Although it’s hard to do justice to the topic of API security in the space of a blog post, the topic is important because it affects every API architect creating a new web service. Advice that has come from experience may be of particular value—and that’s what follows here.


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Adam DuVander, March 10th, 2011

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