Today in APIs: Drungli Travel Launches API, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 21st, 2014

DrungliThe Drungli travel website launches an API. 360 Technologies offers an API for bulk SMS. Plus: nMile releases Podium.io, Nexmo valued at $100 million, and 11 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Trade.TF Launches An API for Steam Users, and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 20th, 2014

Trade.tfTrade.TF launches an API covering trading items for Steam users. Google’s Fitness API aims to do the heavy lifting. Plus: 9 new APIs.


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.


Zapier Overhauls Developer Portal, Adds API Learning Course

Eric Carter, January 14th, 2014

ZapierProgrammableWeb has covered Zapier from its early days a few years ago to its continued innovation and success. Today, Zapier took another major leap forward with the release of its new Zapier Developer Platform. We caught up with Zapier co-founder and CEO, Wade Foster, on the eve of the platform launch.


Top Tools to Help You Mock Web Services

Patricio Robles, January 13th, 2014

Developing complex, interactive web applications can be a significant undertaking fraught with potential pitfalls and challenges. Fortunately, developers have a significant number of tools to help them avoid many pitfalls and address common challenges. From robust IDEs and web application frameworks to unit testing libraries and continuous integration software, just about every step of the development lifecycle is covered.


40 New APIs: Data.gov, SportTracks, and Instantor

Melody Clark, January 5th, 2014

This week, we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including an application management service, an event and ticketing management service, and an IP address monitoring service. We also explored the hottest contenders for open data in 2014.


Google Cloud Platform Releases Billing API

Romin Irani, January 3rd, 2014

Google Compute EngineOne of the key benefits that the cloud brings to developers is the promise of reducing the cost of hosting applications. “Pay per use” is mentioned by every cloud vendor, but that by itself is not a magic wand by which the bills get reduced. A typical pattern is to observe monthly bills, see which services ended up being costly, then look at re-architecting bits and pieces of the application. Google Cloud Platform, which is fast becoming a strong alternative to Amazon Web Services, wants to make the task easier by providing a billing API that provides programmatic access to your daily Google Cloud Platform usage and cost estimates.


Today in APIs: Snapchat’s User phone Numbers Published, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 2nd, 2014

Snapchat’s 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers may have been published. Why API delivery is more important than application delivery. Plus: single sign on APIs and integration merge, and 15 new APIs.


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.


Today in APIs: Microsoft Launches Guardian

Eric Carter, December 27th, 2013

Microsoft India has released a women’s safety app: Guardian. Plus: SnapChat’s API was hacked.


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