Today in APIs: Inkfilepicker Launches API, and 6 New APIs

Inkfilepicker allows uploads from anywhere, now available via API.  Amazon launches the Mobile Associates API. Plus: 6 new APIs. Inkfilepicker Launches API Inkfilepicker makes access to files across the Internet even easier than before. The Inkfilepicker REST API returns JSON but also comes in a Javascript flavor. As Derrick Harris explained in Gigaom back when the company launched in 2012, The … Continue reading

41 Postal APIs: Canada Post, Postcode and Stamps

Our API directory now includes 41 postal APIs. The newest is the New Zealand Post Tracking Notification API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 89 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of postal APIs. In terms of the technical details, REST and JSON lead … Continue reading

Senzari Launches MusicGraph Platform and API

Senzari, a cutting-edge music technology company, has launched MusicGraph, a knowledge engine for music that is modeled after a semantic network and powered by an API with an architecture that is similar to Facebook Open Graph Protocol. Senzari has also released a MusicGraph API which allows developers to retrieve objects from the MusicGraph. The MusicGraph music recommendation and data access … Continue reading

Ticketbud API Now Available in Beta

Ticketbud, online ticket sales platform, is now beta testing the first Ticketbud API. Ticketbud allows users to create and manage ticket sales for any event. Although the platform allows event creation, the API is read only for the beta period. Ticketbud simplifies event management into five easy to follow steps: 1) create event 2) add tickets 3) publish event 4) … Continue reading

59 New APIs: Macy’s, Nokia, and We Heart It

This week, we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including an anonymous email service, a shopping checkout service for Bitcoin and Litecoin payments, and a platform to detect and prevent online fraud. We also covered the success of the various Walgreens APIs, from the prescription refill API to the QuickPrints API and contests, during 2013. 42matters API: 42matters provides a … Continue reading

Google Play Translation Services Help Localize Applications

With millions of Android devices across the world, it is important for Android applications to be available in several languages. Developers often overlook the fact that localizing their applications is a great way to get market share in regions of the world where English is not necessarily the language of preference on the device. Google announced the Play Translation Services … Continue reading

Today in APIs: Agile CRM Launches an API, and 15 New APIs

Agile CRM launches API to integrate its customer relationship management features into apps. Wurl video streaming service launches API . Plus: API evolution through hypermedia APIs, Orange Chef Company secures $1.2 million in seed funding, and 15 new APIs. Agile CRM for Small Business Launches API Need to get going with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system fast? Agile CRM … Continue reading

Quandl Announces New Tool for Dataset Uploading

Quandl, a company that launched a search engine for numerical data in January 2013, plans on introducing a brand new uploading tool in early 2014 which will make it possible for users to upload their own datasets to the Quandl platform. In February of this year, the Toronto-based company launched the Quandl API which provides programmatic access to every single … Continue reading

Global Hackathon Seeks PDF Extraction Solutions

An upcoming PDF Liberation Hackathon is aimed at raising developers’ skills in unlocking data from PDF sources. The hackathon will be held onsite in Washington D.C. and in San Francisco on Jan. 17 – 19, 2014, while international developers can also compete remotely. ProgrammableWeb spoke with organizer Marc Joffe about how API-focused developers can participate. For any developer trying to … Continue reading

Twilio SMS API Brings Light to Festivus and the SF Food Bank

How much would you like to send $10,000 (that’s 10 big ones) to the San Francisco Food Bank for Festivus? I’m guessing you would love to, but how? Let’s talk about Twilio. Twilio, the API of choice for connecting and using telecom technology, is lighting up the holiday season by tying its SMS API with a fun campaign for social good. … Continue reading