April 29, 2015
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It's been a busy week on ProgrammableWeb, with 18 new web service APIs added to our listings. They cover a wide range from APIs for financial market data, to video chat APIs to major telephony APIs. Since we won't have time to cover all of these individually (as with our Do the Green Thing coverage), here's the full set:
LinkedIn is among the most visited websites in the world. At ProgrammableWeb, we are more interested in number of API calls that the LinkedIn platform is serving per day and we can definitely say that it is among the API Billionaires with conservative estimates putting the number at around a few billion API calls per month. If you are looking at understanding and better still using the framework that powers the LinkedIn REST based API, we need to thank LinkedIn for opensourcing Rest.li, their RESTful Service Architecture Framework.
Email-list.com provides email marketing and social media tools for businesses. Recently the company announced an Email List API that gives visitors to your website access to counts and quotes on email lists.