The Chartbeat Ruby SDK by Al Shaw allows to communicate with the API to integrate charts analytics data into web services. Resources include installation and usage. Code shows real time calls, historical calls, and alternative options.
Google has announced the launch of the brand new Google Analytics Metadata API which returns the list and attributes of columns (dimensions and metrics) generated from the Google Analytics reporting APIs.
We have seen an explosion in the number of APIs that are now available to developers. It seems like almost everyone has one and those that don't are scrambling to get one. The focus now is clearly not on just having an API, but having a "great API." Two excellent presentations from Cloudstock, held earlier this month, give you an overview on the current state of the API market and tips on what makes a great API.