30 New APIs: Intercom, EasyPost, and Jorum

Kevin Sundstrom, Managing Editor, ProgrammableWeb
Mar. 10 2013, 03:28PM EDT

This week we had 30 new APIs added to our API directory including an email marketing service, a music distribution and licensing service, an application management platform, a push notification service for applications, an image processing service and an application building and backend service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

AcyMailingAcyMailing API: AcyMailing is an e-mail marketing service, it enables you to create e-mail marketing campaigns with powerful statistics and build a real automatic e-mail system for an entire website allowing users to keep up with subscribers and create a link between the business and them. The AcyMailing API allows users to get subscriptions via url, get the AcyMailing mailing list, insert a user, subscribe or remove a user from a list, create a newsletter, an insert an e0mail in the queue.

AfricoriAfricori API: Africori is an online music platform for musicians, composers, and agents. Musicians can license, distribute, and manage their music with Africori.

The Africori API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Africori with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact Africori for more information: http://www.africori.com/enquiries/.

AppsecuteAppsecute API: Appsecute is a collaborative application management platform for developers, IT professionals, and managers. Appsecute allows users to access all of the applications they use daily, such as Github and project management applications.

The Appsecute API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Appsecute with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving components, managing events, and managing accounts.

AwarlyAwarly API: Awarly provides advanced, scalable notification features for applications. These features allow users to push messages to the phone of someone who uses their application, even when that application isn’t open. Push Composer simplifies the process of sending Push Notifications, so that anyone in the user's organization can send one. Awarly also provides powerful analytics to discover how customers are using a particular app and determine which engagement techniques are working and which ones aren’t. Developers can use Awarly' REST API to interact with it from anything that can send an HTTP request.

BlitlineBlitline API: Blitline is a pay-as-you-go image processing service. It allows users to chain together operations on images and, when processing is complete, push them to the user's preferred online photo storage service. Blitline's API allows users to create image processing jobs programmatically using JSON-formatted REST calls.

Blitline also offers the Blitshots API, which allows users to take a screenshot of a website and then run additional Blitline operations on it. It functions the same way as Blitline's primary API does, with only minor modifications to calls.

CarriotsCarriots API: Carriots is a platform that helps people build applications for the internet. Users can connect objects and data to Carriots and start building applications with them by creating triggers and scripting rules. The Carriots External API allows client applications to communicate with the Carriots platform easily via REST calls.

CircleCICircleCI API: CircleCI is a platform for developers to create, test, integrate, and deploy code for projects. CircleCI offers features like pushing code to GitHub and deploying code to servers.

The CircleCI API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CircleCI with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving user information, retrieving project information, and retrieving builds for projects.

CitizenNetCitizenNet API: CitizenNet is an online advertising campaign management service. CitizenNet allows users to create, manage, and monitor online advertising on social media networks and other online venues.

The CitizenNet API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CitizenNet with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving campaign information, managing campaigns, and retrieving campaign stats.

City of Palo AltoCity of Palo Alto API: City of Palo Alto in California has open city data available to the public. The City of Palo Alto API allows developers to access and integrate this open data with other applications and to create new applications. The main API method is returning data and datasets for specified areas, such as water service.

DeskarmaDeskarma API: Deskarma is a knowledge sharing platform. Deskarma offers features rewards for knowledge sharing within an organization and sharing features that enables knowledge sharing.

The Deskarma API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Deskarma with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service.

Diffbot FrontpageDiffbot Frontpage API: Diffbot is a tool that identifies and extracts the main content and sections from any web page. Diffbot Frontpage allows users to enter in the main URL for a web page that is multi-faceted and Diffbot Frontpage returns the main elements of the page.

The Diffbot Frontpage API allows developers to access and integrate the Frontpage functionality with other applications and to create new applications. The main API method is retrieving web page contents.

EasyPostEasyPost API: EasyPost is a postage and shipping service for applications. The EasyPost API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of EasyPost with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving shipping rates for UPS, USPS, FedEx, DHL, and others, comparing rates, tracking packages, and buying postage.

GroupcentricGroupcentric API: GROUPcentric is a service that allows for in-application sharing and user engagement. GROUPcentric allows developers to add a layer to applications that lets users share with friends and chat about content within an application.

The GROUPcentric API and SDK allow developers to access and integrate the functionality of GROUPcentric with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up for more information: http://groupcentric.com/register/.

IntercomIntercom API: Intercom is a service that allows companies to see who is using their products and then reach out to them to increase usage. Intercom provides companies with live user lists along with rich user profiles to help them learn more about their user base. It also offers automated messaging and real-time communication services to help connect with the right users at the right time.

JelasticJelastic API: Jelastic is a cloud platform that allows for hosting and server services in the cloud.

The Jelastic API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Jelastic with other applications. Some example API methods include managing account information, viewing server logs, and accessing and managing archives.

JorumJorum API: Jorum is service in development in the UK to provide further and higher education, and to collect and share learning and teaching materials, allowing their reuse and repurposing. The Jorum API allows users to search by a collections list,Resources By submitter (all resources with no pagination), By author (with pagination), By keyword (with pagination), By title (with pagination),By simple search (no pagination but the user can specify a maximum number of resources returned).The service uses REST calls and returns JSON, XML, or CSV.

KazooKazoo API: Kazoo by 2600hz is a telecommunications service solution. Kazoo provides a telecommunications infrastructure and monitoring services.

The Kazoo API allows developers to access and integrate some of the functionality of Kazoo with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving and managing webhooks, managing account information, and retrieving logs.

makexyzmakexyz API: makexyz is a listing of 3D printers by location. Users can search for 3D printers nearby and owners of 3D printers can list their 3D printers.

The makexyz API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of makexyz with other applications so customers can print their projects on 3D printers. The main API method is uploading projects for printing.

MoblicoMoblico API: Moblico is a backend service for mobile applications. Developers can use build iPhone, Android or other apps as a frontend to Moblico's platform. One of the core Moblico features is users, which helps with registration of customers to personalize the experience. Additional features are events, locations and various deal/reward systems to promote user engagement.

The Moblico API is RESTful with responses formatted in JSON. SDKs are available for both iOS and Android.

MojivaMojiva API: Mojiva develops mobile advertising campaigns and monetization strategies for agencies, brand advertisers, and publishers worldwide. It also allows developers to ad-enable mobile applications, games, SMS messages, WAP sites, and more by using REST and JavaScript APIs to deliver ads from the Mojiva server network. Mojiva also provides REST APIs for monitoring the results of ad campaigns with information and statistics.

NationStatesNationStates API: NationStates is a free nation simulation game inspired by the novel Jennifer Government by Max Barry. Players create and manage their own countries. The NationStates API provides a developer interface for automate game world data collection. Available data includes information on nations, regions, and the game world. Developers may make a standard call in which the most commonly sought information is returned, or request specific data types. The API may also be used to send in-game telegrams to other players.

PDF2DataPDF2Data API: The service provides analysis and data extraction from a number of popular application file types, including PDF and Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. It also extracts text or other data from scanned documents.

API methods support uploading a source document file in one of the recognized formats along with specifications of the data to be exported. In addition to PDF and MS Office formats, methods can process OpenOffice and WordPerfect documents, text files, .rtf files, and a number of common image file formats. Requests also specify the source document language and MIME type, desired output template, and other technical parameters. Methods generate output in the desired output, such as html for web display.

Pro Writing AidPro Writing Aid API: Pro Writing Aid is an online writing tool that analyzes text and checks for spelling, grammar, overused words, sentiment, cliches, redundancies, and more to improve writing.

The Pro Writing Aid API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Pro Writing Aid with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include analyzing text, retrieving analysis reports, and checking for specific writing areas, such as spelling.

ShotgunShotgun API: Shotgun is a service for creative studios. Shotgun provides pipeline tools for studios and creative processes. Features include schedules, tracking, reviewing, and collaboration.

The Shotgun API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Shotgun with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving schedules, managing tasks, and managing account information.

SimpleVoxSimpleVox API: SimpleVox is a phone and VoIP solution. SimpleVox is cloud-based offers a variety of telephony features such as voicemail, voice menus, wait music, and multiple lines on various types of phones (cell, landline, etc.).

The SimpleVox API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of SimpleVox with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact SimpleVox at hello@simplevox.com.

Sonic NotifySonic Notify API: Sonic Notify is an audience and customer engagement platform. Sonic Notify offers products to let brands and companies reach their audiences at home and monetize ads and content.

The Sonic Notify API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Sonic Notify with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email info@sonicnotify.com for more information.

SynapsifySynapsify API: Synapsify is a content management service and offers content discovery and text analytic services. Synapsify offers a variety of CMS and CRM services and brand management.

The Synapsify API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Synapsify with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact Synapsify for more information: http://gosynapsify.com/#contact.

University of California- BerkeleyUniversity of California- Berkeley API: The University of California - Berkeley has opened up some of its institutional data. The University of California - Berkeley API allows developers to access and integrate the data of Berkeley with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving department information and searching departments.

UserfoxUserfox API: Userfox is an email management platform that allows users to manage emails, create and manage email campaigns and newsletters, and access email accounts in one dashboard.

The Userfox API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Userfox with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service.

YextYext API: Yext is a marketing messaging service. Yext provides messages and call to action content for marketing services and products based on local information about the market segment.

The Yext API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Yext with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact service@yext.com for more information.

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