GData (Atom and RSS in REST style)
Java, .NET, PHP
API Mashups (2)
Search source code on Google Code containing the word poetry. Vivid layered presentation and visualization via Flash movie.
Custom homepage builder that uses Ajax to let a user layout and customize a page with relevant information. Includes pre-built modules for Flickr, YouTube, Amazon and hundreds of other popular sites.
Google has a lot of APIs, more than any other company we track. Perhaps as part of adding many APIs, the search giant also has to remove them from time to time. Recently the company has become more liberal in its platform pruning, with at least three separate announcements this year. Most recently Google dropped three more APIs, including the Google Buzz API.
One fateful summer 5 years ago, I discovered ProgrammableWeb and the joy of APIs. I spent my mornings coding on the Amazon, Flickr, and Google APIs, and spent weekends prepping entries for the API contests -- I actually made some good cash, student-wise, from those. At the same time, I was struggling to find a job that met my interests. I then discovered this "Developer Relations" department at Google, where I could spend my time teaching others how to use APIs, talking about them at conferences, and giving feedback to the API engineering teams. As someone who loves APIs and teaching, that sounded just perfect to me. So, about 8 months after getting my start with APIs, I began work at Google as the Google Maps API support engineer.
Edamam Diet Recommendations
||Edamam is a recipe search platform with nutrition data capabilities. It can filter recipes by over 25 attributes including recipe complexity, and nutrition information. The Diet Recommendations API...||Food||11.19.2015|
Salesforce Heroku Connect
||The Heroku Connect API is an application development platform, and is used to exchange data between a Salesforce organization and a Heroku Postgres database. It can be used to sync accounts, and...||Application Development||11.18.2015|
||With the BaasBox API, developers can integrate backend solutions to mobile applications. The open source interface provides JSON and REST formats accessible with an Api Key. Additional resources...||Backend||11.18.2015|
UserBob Usability Testing
||The UserBob Usability Testing API is a remote user testing service. Using the API users can resell or bundle this service with other currently offered services. Use the API to recruit users to try...||Conversions||11.15.2015|
Buzzlogix Text Analysis
||The Buzzlogix Text Analysis API allows developers to integrate its services into their applications, enabling their users to understand their customers and predict consumer's behavior. This...||Natural Language Processing||11.10.2015|