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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.
Music APIs span a wide range of capabilities and meet wide-ranging criteria. These APIs rank among the best in the category.
At GlueCon 2014, John Musser presents the 10 most common mistakes made by API providers that keep their API from being great. Along with the mistakes including issues such as bad developer experience, poor/inconsistent API design, and unreliable services, he provided his solutions.
Our API directory now includes 51 audio APIs. The newest is the Umano API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SoundCloud API. We list 27 SoundCloud mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of audio APIs.
Appy Pie, cloud based mobile apps builder, has announced the inclusion of two new music APIs for its Do-it-Yourself mobile application platform. Integration with the SoundCloud and Beatport APIs will allow users to access their music libraries remotely without consuming mobile device memory.
Today in APIs: Twitter's New API Rules Claim Another Victim, Spotlight on SoundCloud Developer Evangelist Paul Osman and 16 New APIs
Due to Twitter's new API rules, Twimbo announces they will no longer support their application. An interview with SoundCloud Developer Evangelist Paul Osman. Plus: Bing Ads API gets a new feature, WatchDox releases an SDK for iPad and iPhone and 16 new APIs.
Best New Mashups: Music Search and Discovery Mashups Featuring YouTube, SoundCloud and SpotifyMetadata
When it comes to mashups submitted to our directory, those helping users search for and discover new music consistently rank among the most popular. The number and variety of music services including metadata, social and streaming continues to grow and give developers more tools with which to build their apps. The list below includes some of the recent mashups of note.
There's a lot of fuss over the RIAA and the Internet. It seems like it's been a never-ending battle to make music play nice with the internet. Sure, we've got services like Rdio and Grooveshark, but what about making data open to make our listening experience better and more connected with everything else we do?