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

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. Snapchat’s Usernames and Phone Numbers Possibly Published Here is a brutal lesson when you incorrectly claim that an attack on your site would be “theoretical.” On December 25th, the … Continue reading

CR8 Aims to Ride 3D Printing into Mainstream

Last month, ProgrammableWeb caught up with Alessandro Usseglio Viretta of CR8 • CREATE who deployed the first 3D printing API on Mashape. Three-dimensional printing continues to dominate headlines and cause disruption. As we close 2013, PW followed up with Viretta to discuss his API and get some insight into an emerging technology that is bound to stir the waters in … Continue reading

Amazon’s Mobile Associates API to Boost App Monetization

Amazon has launched the Mobile Associates API. The API enables developers to monetize apps by offering physical and digital goods for sale through the Amazon marketplace and various Android stores. App owners can earn up to 6% in advertising fees for sales made through an owner’s app. With the Mobile Associates API, Amazon aims to present a new way of … Continue reading

40 Identity APIs: Animetrics, Instantor and Qwerly

Our API directory now includes 40 identity APIs. The newest is the Instantor API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google OpenID API. We list 10 Google OpenID mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of identity APIs. In terms of the technical details, REST and JSON lead the way. … Continue reading