While adoption and usage of APIs tends to vary widely across different vertical industries, the one segment that has benefited most from APIs is online media. Thanks to APIs, the cost of distributing online content has dropped significantly thanks to online properties that need to content to attract people to their sites.
GraphCMS has officially launched its API-first content management system. The platform is built on GraphQL, Facebook's open-source data query language. GraphCMS was developed to remove traditional friction associated with REST-API connection across various apps and sites needing access to content.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Messaging, and Privacy. Featured today are APIs for tracking time, enabling payment services, and adding reviews services to applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.