StoryCorps used the WordPress API and PhoneGap to create a website and companion apps that allow users to tell and publish the stories of their lives directly from a smartphone.
Do you live in the now or keep a foot back in the past? Better yet, what should an API provider do? At the end of July Last.fm (our Last.fm API profile) shut off some old API calls, to the disappointment of some mashup users and developers. The company had some good reasons, but it raises the question about what developers should expect, especially from free APIs.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Marketing, Application Development, and Extraction categories, among others. Here's a summary of what was added.