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.
LinkedIn APIs (3)
LinkedIn People Search
||[The LinkedIn People Search API is now the LinkedIn REST API. This profile is being maintained purely for historical and research purposes.] LinkedIn is a social network service for professionals...||Personal Information Management||08.07.2014|
||The SlideShare API, part of LinkedIn returns XML formats, supports HTTPS requests, and requires username and password in some cases, and in others auth is optional. SlideShare allows storing,...||Presentations||01.27.2011|
||LinkedIn is the world's largest business social networking hub. Launched in 2003, LinkedIn has millions of users and is implemented in over 200 countries. One purpose of the site is to allow...||Social||12.10.2007|
As part of our series on the end of the API economy as we know it, we offer a story about a company that survived being shut out of the API that was the lifeblood of its business. This is the story of PeopleLinx, a company that made money using the LinkedIn API, until the API access was removed.
A look at some of the APIs, SDKs and tools available from six leading social networking companies, as well as examples of apps that are leveraging the power of these platforms.