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ProgrammableWeb enjoyed another tremendous year in 2013. The year in APIs was filled with landmarks, innovation and massive expansion of the API economy. ProgrammbleWeb readers kept us busy, and four particular areas of interest prompted the most attention.
Many companies want to create their own APIs. Building an API can be a complex task, irrespective of whether the API will be used internally as an integration point between different units of the same company, or externally for 3rd party integration. This article discusses how YQL can help to find possible weaknesses in your API implementation.
Once again this week we had a variety of new APIs added to our API directory. Some notable new entries include an API for a corporation accountability research service, mobile identification API, a mobile network lookup service API, Google's new power consumption meter API, and the Guardian's Politics API to UK political resources. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.