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The Twitter micro-blogging service includes two RESTful APIs. The Twitter REST API methods allow developers to access core Twitter data. This includes update timelines, status data, and user information. The Search API methods give developers methods to interact with Twitter Search and trends data. The API presently supports the following data formats: XML, JSON, and the RSS and Atom syndication formats, with some methods only accepting a subset of these formats.
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.
Less than a month after Twitter introduced Twitter Developer Labs, a program where developers can test and provide feedback on new API features, Twitter has made its first two preview endpoints available under the program. The first two endpoints are GET/users and GET/tweets.
In an apparent effort to improve its developer relations, Twitter has announced its plans to build what it calls "the next generation of the Twitter API." The first step: a new program called Twitter Developer Labs, which will allow developers to test and provide feedback on new API features.
The Datastreamer Parser API provides ad hoc parsing and metadata management of URLs on the web. Use it to parse metadata for; gender detection, sentiment detection and more. It allows you to request...