Kippt, designed to make information workflow and archiving effortless, has launched a new API alongside a developer site and app gallery. The new, publicly available API simply opens up the existing Kippt API that continues to power the Kippt web service. Instead of pushing Kippt as a standalone product, the Kippt team hopes that the Kippt API will encourage developers to develop apps based on the Kippt platform.
InternetNews.com's Kenneth Corbin recently wrote about the National Association of State CIOs conference, where White House science and technology adviser Beth Noveck spoke to attendees about opening up government processes to collaboration in an open source model. According to Corbin, Noveck hinted about an API-driven model that could produce citizen-created mashups and applications.
Skybuffer, web application developer, offers its web based checklist (i.e. Cloud Checklist) via the Skybuffer Cloud Checklist API . Users create work lists, schedule activities, and plan outings with Cloud Checklist. Through API integration, developers can include the entire suite of Cloud Checklist functionality directly in existing apps and workflows.