Mashery-powered APIs and Mashups

This special sponsored section of ProgrammableWeb brings you a variety of useful resources from API infrastructure provider Mashery: APIs, mashups, code, and videos.

Mashery is the leading provider of on-demand API management services that makes it faster and easier to deploy and manage your API.

Featured Video: How Jinni.com uses the Netflix API

See how Jinni.com uses the Netflix API to integrate the amazing Jinni movie recommendation engine with your Netflix account.

Featured API: Active.com

active.comActive.com is an online community for people who want to discover, learn about, share, register for and ultimately participate in activities about which they are passionate. With the Event (Asset*) Syndication API you might use this data to create an iPhone app of upcoming events or a widget for your website.

The Business of APIs Conference - Best Buy Remix

These days all eyes are on Best Buy. The company is acting more like a nimble startup than an established retail giant. Michele Azar, Vice President of the Internet Growth Group for Best Buy, explains why Best Buy places so much importance on its Remix API program, and how it is already bearing fruit.

Mashery-powered API Updates

  • OpenCalais Release 4.1 is now available:
    • Introducing Social Tags - a knowledgebase-driven tagging solution
    • Entity extraction now supported in English, French and Spanish
    • Significant improvements to Linked Data depth and breadth
    • Introducing the - Recession Pack - of topical fact and event extraction
    Read details here on the OpenCalais blog.
  • For more, check out the Mashery API Directory, which is searchable by category, name, tag, and date.

The Business of APIs Conference - Hoover's

Hoover's has been a direct sales data company for years, successfully establishing themselves as a definitive source for business information. Realizing that they needed to use a broader sales channel model and transform themselves into a company focused on helping customers make better business decisions, Hoover's opened up their API. Heidi Tucker, VP of Business Development at Hoover's, shares the lessons the company has learned along the way.

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