February 10, 2011
Single purpose API
Despite the popularity of micro blogging, instant messaging and social networks, email still plays a huge role in communicating across the internet. This fact is not lost on the big players, who are actively looking for ways to add value to their email services. We have already reported on some changes Google have made to Gmail by implementing the OAuth protocol to make it more open and secure for external access, but it seems that Yahoo beat them to the post, who have also implemented OAuth for their Yahoo Mail API.
The Streak API integrates its client relationship management (CRM) platform into other applications like MailChimps and Wufoo. The API's webpage reveals that it requires an API key and uses HTTP Basic Auth. The request format supports Create, retrieve, update, and delete (CRUD) with response in JSON. The purpose of the API is to manage CRM relationships through your application.
Trumpia, a leading multi-channel marketing and messaging solution provider, has announced the availability of the social media messaging API, a brand new messaging and marketing channel for the Trumpia API.