Of the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which included the Magisto API.
This week we had 62 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital mapping service, natural language personal assistant application, Radioshack developer service, semantic engine service and mobile video content platform. In addition we covered an API for quoting, booking and tracking shipments. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Brightcove releases an update to their App Cloud mobile platform enabling developers to build mobile apps more quickly and cheaply. DataSift partners with Bitly to give users further insight into what content actually engages readers. Plus: Maluuba’s answer to Siri, IQ Engine’s new image recognition API and 17 new APIs.
FlightStats is starting by adding Simplified Chinese, but it won’t end there. The API Strategy Conference has been Rescheduled for February 2013. Plus: MongoDB company announces strategic investment from Intel Capital and Red Hat, Active points to new related APIs in ProgrammableWeb, and 13 new APIs.
Can you locate any public or internal document that is on the internet or your intranet throughout your company? Once you get past a certain size, the Searchbox REST API makes that possible through access to its search services via the cloud or onsite. The API indexes raw content from a variety of sources.
One of the more frustrating things about using business applications is they invariably impose some form of workflow that is baked into software. Vendors have long argued that these workflows are essentially amalgamations of best practices that the vendor has painstakingly aggregated while researching and developing the application.
The 4sync SOAP API provides over 50 API functions like uploading and downloading files and deleting folders. The API gives access to 4sync’s cloud synching, which is acknowledged to be among the least expensive deals available, featuring 15 gigabytes of free storage.
Does your business use Excel spreadsheets to sort, organize, and make sense of data? Would the data generated by those spreadsheets be useful to partners, customers, or other departments within your organization? Datownia, a recent product from Release Mobile, generates an API from an Excel spreadsheet that allows developers to integrate their data with any website or app.
The StorageMadeEasy API focuses on the hybrid cloud market. It unifies disparate data sources, helps IT capture and index Saas and Cloud services, works with many mobile and computing devices with many integrations such as Wordpress and Facebook, and helps manage Cloud sprawl.
This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 19 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Product Advertising, EyeEm, Feedzilla, Google Drive, PaperBack Swap and SugarSync . The most often used APIs this week are Amazon S3, Dropbox and EyeEm. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Storage (5 APIs, 6 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Photos (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups: