The Internet thrives on a variety of content--from cat pictures to blog posts--and a multitude of access methods, from APIs to telegrams. But none of it would exist without electricity powering all those clients, servers, and the network equipment in between. Now, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released an API detailing how and where American electric power is generated, sold, and used.
With huge budgets spent on marketing, it's probably a good idea to keep track of which marketing avenues are working and which aren't. Call Tracking Metrics is a simple telephone call tracking service that aims at helping users link incoming calls to specific marketing campaigns and in so doing, easily track and analyze the amount of calls received due to that particular campaign. The Call Tracking Metrics API provides access to this functionality.
One of the cool things our directory data allows us to do is to get a glimpse at both short term and long term trends in the API space. One slice of data worth looking at is the categories have had the most growth. This article looks at which categories have grown the most in the last five years.