Developers who build Spotify functionality into their own apps can now monetize them in the App Store or Play Store, but there's a catch.
spotify APIs (3)
||The Spotify Web API allows developers to use their application to get data from the Spotify music catalog. The endpoints results in JSON format providing information such as artists, albums, and...||Music||09.22.2014|
||Spotify allows you to share songs and playlists with friends, and work together on collaborative playlists. With Spotify Metadata API, you can explore Spotify's music catalog in two ways: search and...||Music||02.03.2010|
Spotify Echo Nest
||The Spotify Echo Nest API allows developers to analyze tracks and to add rich artist and song metadata to their applications. The Echo Nest is a website that provides tools and services for building...||Music||09.20.2008|
According to software engineer Stein Magnus Jodal, the developer behind the open-source music server, Mopidy, online music streaming company Spotify poorly managed its libspotify SDK and APIs, resulting in broken hardware and software applications that relied on the Spotify platform.
Many of the world's most successful technology companies have seen their fortunes bolstered by offering open APIs, but incidents last week involving Facebook and Spotify demonstrate that open APIs are not without risk, especially when enforcement of API usage policies is lax.