Single purpose API
"Two start-ups working together are like two drunks leaning on each other for support". I first heard this phrase from a former CEO of a successful start-up company who had previously built his business up from scratch ten years ago and sold it for tens of millions of dollars. At the time I agreed with him. But now I'm not so sure. I think the emergence of API technology as a strategic component of a start-up’s business strategy means that 2 start-ups working together can achieve more than just giving each other mutual support.
Of the many APIs we published this week, 15 were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those 15, which include the Datownia API. The Datownia API generates an API from an Excel spreadsheet that allows developers to integrate their data with any website or app. The object of the API is to allow developers to update content on multi-platform apps simultaneously. To learn more about the Datownia API visit the Datownia site as well as the Datownia API blog post.
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.
MasterCard Sector Insights
||The MasterCard Sector Insights API takes information from MasterCard payment transaction data that has been collected in near real-time, and identifies trends for a given industry sector. Some of...||Credit Cards||10.16.2016|
||The MasterCard SpendingPulse API offers near real-time, anonymous transaction data sourced from millions of Mastercard-accepting locations. Reports are available on a subscription basis. Some of the...||Credit Cards||10.10.2016|
MasterCard BIN Table Resource
||The MasterCard BIN Table Resource API can keep up-to-date MasterCard issuing account ranges that can be used for authorization, routing, and fraud prevention purposes. Incorporating the BIN Table...||Credit Cards||10.09.2016|
||The Autodata Motorcycle API offers comprehensive technical information for over 62 motorcycle manufacturers. Information such as lubricants and capacities, tightening torques, tire pressures, and...||Auto||10.05.2016|
W3C Vehicle Information Access
||The W3C Vehicle Information Access API allows developers to connect to vehicle data access protocols and in-vehicle infotainment systems. This specification is intended to promote the use of APIs...||Auto||10.05.2016|