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DFW Restaurant Week(s) is from 8/12 - 9/2/2013. Instead of a sad static list of restaurants that's not even sortable, we took the list of participating venues, put them on a map, and added a...
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Mapify answers the question "What's Happening Nearby?" by showing local events as points on a map.
Social APIs span a wide range of capabilities and meet wide-ranging criteria for organizations. These APIs rank among the best in the category.
I generally cover shopping related APIs, but recently hackathon events have piqued my interest. This past weekend I attended a two-day hackathon called “Reinventing Local”. This event was hosted at General Assembly, a local co-working space for startups in NYC, and well-known in the entrepreneur community. The theme was geared toward local businesses and was presented by American Express OPEN Forum, which I feel necessary to mention now has an API of their own allowing instant access to small business content. The event was sponsored by Mashery (also a ProgrammableWeb sponsor), ConstantContact and Meetup.
Group event community site Meetup is looking for someone to join its team and the role is API-specific. The API Engineer is not the one who makes the company's Meetup API work. Rather, the job is responsible for spreading Meetup to "every mobile device and hyperlocal web site." That's quite the task. So, what are the requirements of an API Engineer?
||The Gnip Engagement API allows users and companies to understand and improve Twitter ROI by providing data on how content on Twitter is engaged with by Twitter users. The API provides data on how...||Social||07.12.2016|
||The Gnip Audience API allows users to understand the demographics of Twitter users, either individually or as a set of users. Some example types of demographic characteristics include gender,...||Social||07.12.2016|
||The Text2Data API integrates text analysis into sentiment applications. It is available in JSON and XML architectures with private key. Text2Data helps users analyse company documents and social...||Text||06.29.2016|
||The DeviantART RSS API integrates media feeds into applications. Developers can create RSS URLs via front page or search, authenticating with OAuth 2.0, sending requests and receiving responses in...||Art||06.20.2016|
IPS Community Suite
||The IPS Community Suite API provides developers with methods for building their own web-based communities and interacting with their contents. Online communities may be used to engage fans, allow...||Community||06.16.2016|