Goo Technologies Partners with Mozilla to Showcase the Power of Web Audio API

Eric Carter, October 30th, 2013

Goo Technologies, leader in HTML5 high-end graphics for interactive visualizations, has collaborated with Mozilla to create an interactive graphics and music application that demonstrates the features of the latest Firefox release. The demo, Songs of Diridum, showcases the Web Audio API utilized in the latest Firefox release. Before the Web Audio API, a third party was needed to effectively add audio to web apps (i.e. plugins, Flash, etc.). Web Audio embeds audio processing, filtering, and other modern audio features directly into applications.

61 Display APIs: Bing, Mapy and Wikimapia

Matthew Scott, October 24th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 61 display APIs. The newest is the HighStock API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list 2521 Google Maps mashups.

43 New APIs: Recipeon, GymFlow and Code for America

Matthew Scott, October 13th, 2013

This week we had 43 new APIs added to our API directory including a service aimed to help government agencies utilize the internet to promote openness and citizen participation, an application to inform gym users of how busy the gym is, and a recipe database search engine. In addition, we profiled a savings account core processing platform.

Today in APIs: SMART Communications Teams Up with Youphoric Labs, Zend Launches API Framework and 11 New APIs

Eric Carter, October 11th, 2013

Wireless provider, SMART Communications, has partnered with software developer Youphoric Labs to offer free application programming for developers. PHP specialist, Zend, has launched an open source framework for creating and managing APIs. Plus: the Plotly API and 11 New APIs.

Is Evernote’s RESTless API Approach A Model For Other API Designs?

David Berlind, October 3rd, 2013

EvernoteIn designing its APIs, Evernote decided to take a path less-traveled involving Thrift; a technology that was contributed to the Apache Foundation by Facebook. Evernote’s choice begs the question of whether Thrift and technologies like it could work for other API design projects as well.

40 New APIs: ArtFacts, Enigma and Integral FX Inside

Matthew Scott, September 22nd, 2013

This week we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including an application to help users learn and analyze the art market, a platform that brings together thousands of data sources, a completely automated trading environment giving access to liquidity streams and pricing, and an adaptive search engine provider. In  addition, we profiled an API that allows suers to virtually fit their clothing before buying it online.

Today in APIs: Feedly Opens API and 5 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, September 18th, 2013

After months of semi-private development the Feedly API is now public. Plus: Twilio’s Voice and Text APIs now reach 350M people, AT&T launches enterprise-focused API program, and 5 New APIs.

35 Customer Service APIs:Activia Live Chat, Predixion and Textingly

Matthew Scott, August 21st, 2013

FanBridgeOur API directory now includes 35 customer service APIs. The newest is the Vivocha API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the FanBridge API. We list one FanBridge mashup. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of analysis APIs.

6 API Used in 7 Days: ProgrammableWeb, Google Maps and Google Mashup Editor

Matthew Scott, August 19th, 2013

This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 6 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Mashup Editorand ProgrammableWeb. The most often used APIs this week are Google MapsGoogle Maps Data andProgrammableWeb. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups), Internet(1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Tools (1 APIs, 1 mashups).

Today in APIs: Sitescout’s API Makes RTB Accessible and Seculert Releases V2.0

Greg Bates, July 23rd, 2013

SiteScoutSitescout makes real time bidding available to developers and entrepreneurs. Seculert releases V2.0 with new features. Plus: Heroku Platform API OAuth in Public Beta.

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