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The Netflix API lets you access data for 100,000 movie and TV episode titles on DVD as well as Netflix account access on a user’s behalf. Netflix has over 2 billion movie ratings in its database and Netflix ships more than 2 million DVDs on a typical day. The free API allows for commercial use. OAuth standard security to allow the subscriber to control which applications can access the service on his or her behalf.
The AllFlicks site offers a comprehensive list of Netflix streaming movies, TV shows, and documentaries. This list can be sorted by Title, Release Year, Category, Netflix Rating and Availability Date...
The Instant Watch Browser gives users the ability to browse the entire Netflix streaming catalog. Users can browse new, expiring and upcoming releases, genres, sub-genres, related titles, as well as...
Which APIs are the most popular with developers? There are a lot of ways to come to an answer; this month we are using our directory data to offer one. Every API in our directory has a track functionality and by looking at the data we can see which APIs our readers have shown the most interest in.
Relying upon third-party public APIs to do business has always been a risky business. Historically, some APIs have changed or disappeared altogether. But now, the API economy has entered a phase where relying on such APIs (or even publishing them) could be perilous. Maybe it's time for a rethink.
Previously we looked at APIs that readers follow the most using our tracking functionality. This time we measured the APIs readers show interest in by counting the number of times a user clicks an outbound link to a provider's site. This is a metric that may better signal developer interest.