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APIs are largely hailed as the driving force behind digital innovation, and it is difficult to argue with this concept. Yet despite many high-profile API evangelists preaching the good word about APIs in general, there is a need for more localised evangelism, according to a post by Sam Macklin.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Marketing, Business, and Location. The new additions are summarized here.
In an effort to highlight small business opportunity for developers, Intuit is inviting developers to attend its annual QuickBooks Connect conference in San Jose.
Yelp has announced the release of an API console. As the company reaches the end of v1 endpoints, the API console provides further insight into v2 endpoint details.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb library, including offerings from Meerkat, the live streaming service, and Stream by Dextro, for visualizing data from Periscope.
Owler has launched an API suite that opens up the startup’s dataset of over 10 million companies so that developers can access company information programmatically via API.
Source Code Samples, Clients, and six APIs have been added to ProgrammableWeb’s directory in the past day. The additions are summarized here.
Citymaps has opened APIs to allow developers to access a new mapping design and endpoints for places of interest, business logos and social data.
Clearbit has launched a portfolio of APIs to streamline business data collection. The API line automates data collection based on simple inputs such as URL and email address.
Jim Fowler, CEO of the new Owler, explains where APIs fit in to their global vision and why data-as-a-service business models need to be more than data aggregators
Business data dashboard provider Cyfe has integrated with app integrator Zapier. The integration adds more than 400 apps from which Cyfe can pull data.
Unitedprint.com launched the USS Connect API to automate the online printing process. Users no longer need to visit the unitedprint.com website to place an order.
The launch of a new API portal shows how governments around the world are focusing on government API discoverability.
Accounting software provider MYOB opened its API platform to developer partners who have created over 150 add-on solutions for MYOB’s network of clients.