77 New APIs: 4Chan, WhyGo and Vayant

Wendell Santos, September 9th, 2012

This week we had 77 new APIs added to our API directory including a video conferencing service, airline scheduling and pricing service, secure payment service, creative portfolio service and marketing campaign effectiveness service. We also covered an API that helps build basic web applications, how Behance gives talent an international platform and an API to see where tax dollars go. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today in APIs: Amazon CloudFront Adds Cookies, Google Places API Developer Challenge for Good, and 14 New APIs

Wendell Santos, September 6th, 2012

Amazon CloudFront announces new updates to its service to help developers build even faster applications. Google calls for developers across Africa to participate in the upcoming Google Places API Developer Challenge. Plus: 4Chan brings the future of memes with the release of its API and 14 new APIs.


56 Geocoding APIs: Geocoder, Google and MapLarge

Wendell Santos, July 25th, 2012

geocoderOur API directory now includes 56 geocoding APIs. The newest is the SignalFire Postcode API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 39 geocoder mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geocoding APIs.


7 Free Geocoding APIs: Google, Bing, Yahoo and MapQuest

Adam DuVander, June 21st, 2012

Almost every app that uses a mapping API needs some latitude/longitude points. If you don’t already have those “geocodes,” you need to find them, which usually means converting an address to a point on the earth. That’s where you’ll need one of the 54 geocoding APIs in our directory. This post zooms in on seven free geocoders and compares them on features, speed and limits.


146 Location APIs: Foursquare, Panoramio and Geocoder

Wendell Santos, June 20th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 146 location APIs. The newest is the LongLatToLocation API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 86 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of location APIs.


API Strategy Lessons from Factual’s Upgrade of its Mobile/Local APIs

Guest Author, May 15th, 2012

Factual PlacesFactual Inc, a company founded by ex-Googler Gil Elbaz that is creating a collaborative data platform, announced extensions to its Factual APIs today that are aimed at improving the ability to target advertising and provide other geo-based capabilities in mobile applications. The three new APIs, Geopulse, Reverse Geocoder, and World Geographies, fill gaps and extend the scope of Factual’s API portfolio. But the way that Factual thinks about its APIs also holds lessons for anyone who is mapping out an API strategy of their own.


Today in APIs: Google Mobile Ads, The API Economy and 15 New APIs

Adam DuVander, April 20th, 2012

AdmobGoogle has announced a major update to the AdMob API and its mobile SDK. A presentation offers an education on the API Economy. Plus: developer sued by the postal service, Amazon keeps enhancing its DynamoDB API and 15 new APIs.


70 New APIs: Google Affiliate Network, Visual Search and Mobile App Sales Tracking

Wendell Santos, December 18th, 2011
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This week we had 70 new APIs added to our API directory including an audio fingerprinting service, sentiment analysis and analytics service, affiliate marketing network, mobile app sales tracking service, visual search service and an eCommerce service. In addition we covered a “mobile engagement” platform adding revenue analytics to their service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


62 New APIs: PeekYou, Customer Experience and Feed Search

Wendell Santos, December 4th, 2011

This week we had 62 new APIs added to our API directory including a website filtering data service, social network mapping service, webfeed search service, time tracking and project management service, customer experience and cloud application service and deal distribution service. In addition we covered Moonshadow Mobile’s big data API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


69 New APIs: Aviary Mobile, InVox and Indoor Mapping

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2011

This week we had 69 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile image editing service, mobile payment service, small business phone service, indoor mapping service, hotel reservation service and online meeting service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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