October 16, 2010
Handshake, sales order processing platform, offers the Handshake API that allows developers to integrate Handshake with third party applications and services. Handshake allows users to write, accept, and sync orders across any device or server running the Handshake platform. Additionally, Handshake supports barcode scanning for more streamlined order processing.
ScrapeLogo, created by Maintop Businesses, allows users to add logos to a website via the ScrapeLogo API with no need for backend coding. The ScrapeLogo API needs only the URL of the business whose logo a user desires to add to a website. The API then crawls business websites, social networks, and more to find the appropriate logo. As ScrapeLogo continues to grow, it will compile a logo database that updates as logos change and improve.
Pingboard has released an API to help office managers better access and integrate employee directory data. The approach reveals some interesting tactics that other startups could follow.