Today in APIs: Pre-teen Wins MIT Prize, Spotify Playlist Data Via API and 10 New APIs

Wendell Santos, January 17th, 2013

Spotify MetadataA busy day including a 7th grader winning the MIT APP Inventor contest and Spotify’s playlist data now being made accessible via API. Plus: MajorApi makes QuickBooks RESTful, Google hosts Hardcode, a secure coding contest and 10 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Codecademy Launches API Lessons, Geo Ads in Stores, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 14th, 2013

Codecademy invades the API How-To Space. Walgreens starts instore ads with geofencing platform. Plus: Pealk acquired by Viadeo, Dextrorobotics finds objects in photos, and 15 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Facebook Instagram Traffic Confusion, New Benchmark for AngelList API and 13 New APIs

Wendell Santos, January 10th, 2013

InstagramFacebook removes Instagram app usage metrics from its API. AngelList’s API is now handling over 3 million requests each day. Plus: Expedia’s partnership with Room 77 begins to pay off, Codecademy offering API-focused lessons and 13 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Instagram Pecks Twitter, Gilt Puts a Premium on Analytics and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 10th, 2012

InstagramInstagram pulls photos from Twitter’s stream. Gilt Groupe signs up Google Analytics. Plus: Scraping websites can stand in place of APIs, how to put together an API support team, and 11 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Google Play Services Adds Google Maps and Photo Sphere, Clickatell Releases API To Embed SMS Messaging Into Apps and 9 New APIs

Wendell Santos, December 6th, 2012

Google DriveGoogle releases version 2.0 of their Play Services with the additions of Google Maps and Photo Sphere. Clickatell’s new Connect API allows developers to embed SMS functionality into their applications. Plus: Building an API support team, iTunes as an API and 9 new APIs.

Today In APIs: PeopleBrowsr vs Twitter, Dwolla Guest Checkout and 11 New APIs

Romin Irani, November 30th, 2012

PeoplebrowsrA San Francisco court asks Twitter to make available its Firehose for PeopleBrowsr. Guest Checkout from Dwolla. Plus: API Hackday New York is back, the new AWS Data Pipeline and 11 new APIs.

Today In APIs: Using APIs to Take Advantage of External Big Data, Axway To Acquire Vordel and 11 New APIs

Wendell Santos, November 29th, 2012

Dan Woods on how big data will be a disruptive driver for business intelligence and the role APIs play in it. Axway acquires API management provider Vordel. Plus: Celtra introduces Javascript API and 11 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Deezer Hopes APIs Will Help Promote Discovery, Amazon Maps API Now Available and 20 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, November 28th, 2012

DeezerDeezer announced a new set of APIs and the accompanying “app Studio”. Amazon takes its Maps API from public beta to full release. Plus: LinkedIn launches Ads API, enabling custom tools for large-scale campaigns, VStorage API support focus of Symantec-Veeam battle and 20 new APIs.

Today in APIs: MyFitnessPal API, Facebook World HACK Winners, New Google Play Console and 13 New APIs

Romin Irani, October 16th, 2012

MyFitnessPal goes down the API route to integrate devices and applications. Facebook World HACK 2012 sees 300+ apps built. Google Play Developer Console new version is now publicly available to all but still lacks an API. Plus: SAP’s in-memory Database HANA One is now available for production use on AWS,  Apigee / Layer 7 Simplify API Development and 13 New APIs

Best New Mashups: Sports Mashups Using ESPN, Google Maps and Twitter

Wendell Santos, September 28th, 2012

For sports fans, this might be the best time of the year. Baseball is winding down and the playoffs are about to begin, the NFL and NCAA are in full gear with big matchups every weekend and basketball is on the horizon with camps opening soon. Today’s look at mashups focuses on those that bring [...]

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