This is a simple PHP library for interacting with the Bit.ly API from a PHP application. The library is based on Guzzle, allowing developers to easily add Guzzle plugins to their client. Also offered is integration with Symfony2. The client supports the new OAuth endpoints, as API key authentication has been deprecated. Though not directly supported by Bit.ly, the library is endorsed for use on the Bit.ly developer site. The Bit.ly API allows developers to implement programmatic shortening, sharing, and tracking of links (URLs). Unique user-level and aggregate links can also be created to let users view complete, real-time traffic and referrer data, as well as location and metadata.
Sometimes what is happening now is not as important as what happened then. I am speaking of the past and how it can help you piece events together. This what makes Gnip’s newest Twitter search API so powerful.
The vast majority of analytics software is going to be consumed within another application, rather than exist as a stand-alone application. Recognizing this fact, analytics application vendors are racing to deliver robust sets of APIs around their applications that make it easier for developers to embed those capabilities within their applications.
Nielsen, the media-measurement juggernaut, announced that it is opening up its API for the first time. Nielsen made the announcement alongside many other groundbreaking launches and promotions as SXSW continues to heat up. With coverage in more than 100 countries, Nielsen maintains a treasure trove of data that developers have long been eager to get their hands on. With the API release, developers can begin to build applications directly off data that is generated and maintained by Nielsen.