In the wake of a ruling last week by an appellate court that APIs can in fact be protected by copyright, industry reaction ranges from outrage to forlorn pragmatism. In general, the fact that any given vendor can enforce copyright protection claims on its APIs is likely to drive developers toward more open APIs, where the terms of usage are clearly defined.
3scale APIs (18)
||APItools Traffic Monitor API allows for tracking, transforming and analyzing the traffic between an app and the APIs used within an application.||Monitoring||08.22.2014|
||APIs.io is an open-source search engine that indexes sites that have included a file in the new API discovery format APIs.json, aiming to increase API discoverability. Using the APIs.io API,...||Search||08.13.2014|
||PinnedURL provides link redirection services with link management and analytics. Customers can shorten long affiliate URLs into PinnedURLs for use on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter,...||Social||08.22.2013|
||API Evangelist is an online resource and blog about APIs, the API industry, API trends, and everything else APIs. The API Evangelist API allows developers to access and integrate the content of API...||News Services||03.20.2013|
||The service identifies buildings visible to a mobile device camera based on the device location and a search against its database of real estate information. It then returns detailed data on record...||Real Estate||08.06.2012|
A new not-for-profit launched by 3scale and API Evangelist aims to help speed up the process of developing APIs by encouraging the sharing of API code and descriptions. Launched at Defrag in Denver Colorado today, API Commons provides an open source-like, Creative Commons-modelled platform for developers to share and reuse API code. Co-Founder Steve Willmott spoke to ProgrammableWeb on the eve of the launch, while his fellow co-founder Kin Lane worked behind-the-scenes to upload some government open data API code examples.
3Scale Launches Open Source API Proxy Providing Enterprises On-premises and in the Cloud API Traffic Management
3Scale, a leading Plug and Play SaaS API Management platform and services provider, has just announced the launch of a new Open Source API Proxy that provides Enterprises API traffic management on-premises and in the cloud.