The service provides scheduling, collaboration, and resource management functions through both a hosted SaaS platform and installed software. It integrates with popular collaboration tools like Microsoft Outlook and Salesforce.com as well as backoffce enterprise resource planning (ERP) and bug tracking services to define tasks, assign personnel to complete them, set deadlines, track completion, and related functions. It complies with the widely used iCal standard to integrate activities with individual and shared calendars, including Google Calendar.
API methods support creating and updating user accounts, creating tasks, assigning tasks to users, setting deadlines, and tracking task performance over time. Methods support email integration to allow task status updates via emails sent or copied to the service address.
Of the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which include the SongMeanings API. SongMeanings is a social entertainment platform that allows users to follow their favorite artist and search/ debate the underlying lyrical meaning of songs. The site boasts over 1,800,000 licensed tracks, all of which encourage their users to contribute any lyrics the site does not have. The SongMeanings API makes the database accessible to developers who can retrieve song meanings by song ID numbers. To learn more about the SongMeanings API visit the SongMeanings site as well as the SongMeanings API blog post.
Celoxis is both an online and installable project management platform integreted with Microsoft Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar, and Salesforce.com, among others. Celoxis explains the Celoxis API in a way that suggests they want you to be able to use it easily.