This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Book Search Book Viewability and trakt.tv. The most often used APIs this week are The Movie DB, trakt.tv and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups).
Airpair links coders with entrepreneurs. Combining API security and Hadoop. Plus: HackColumbia codes for student problems, GSMA adds OneAPI Exchange to cellco armory, and 10 new APIs.
CrunchBase is taking steps to develop its API into a “full-fledged product.” Viralheat announced a new developer center and a new API to go along with it. Plus: the automated perks of an API, Samsung Android Wallet app Has API in Beta, and 12 new APIs.
This week we had 60 new APIs added to our API directory including a programming article search, a retrieval, and rating service, an international shipping service, a business operating information service, a home buying service, a consultation and engagement service, a social messaging service and a biodiversity event information retrieval service.
NPR gets serious about teaching developers to use its API. Blogger added to HootSuite’s app directory. Plus: GSA rolls out new metrics and API for social media, Adland on Twitter Ads API, and 11 new APIs.
This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudmade Leaflet, ESPN, Payment Vision Pay, Payments Gateway, Paymentwall, QuickBlox and WordPress.org. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Payment Vision Pay and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Payment (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Blogging (1 APIs, 1 mashups).
In the past week we have had two outstanding mapping mashups named Mashup of The Day. Both of these mashups found interesting uses for mapping technology. Below you can see details on the two mashups and read about how they are changing the way we look at mapping. Lets get started with Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The World.
This week we had 55 new APIs added to our API directory including a health care insurance directory service, a u.s. international tourist service, an anarchy online tradeskills recipe bot, a real-time automatic packet reporting system database, a home automation and remote device monitoring/control service, a saas backup and recovery service, a remote hvac control service and a health data graphing service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the ParkMe API. ParkMe utilizes heat mapping to help users find empty parking spots in busy cities. For cold/blue heat signatures mean less activity where as red/hot means more activity. Depending on the area, these colors could mean open or taken spots. The ParkMe API simply allows developers to integrate the ParkMe functionality with their applications.