SaaS vendors and Corporate IT, a new detente?


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In 2013,  SaaS, Mobile and Big Data (the ‘Big 3’) have moved on from visionary ideas well into disruptive realities impacting IT.  IT is no longer in denial, as they were for much of the last decade, and in fact are “leaning in” on all fronts.  According to CIO Magazine’s 2013 CIO survey, more IT organizations are focusing on building better relationships with the lines of business,

New Mashup: MuleSoft and ProgrammableWeb

I am excited to share the news that MuleSoft has acquired ProgrammableWeb. This combination brings together the world’s most widely used integration platform with the world’s most authoritative voice and community for APIs.

ProgrammableWeb was founded in 2005 and has been the pioneering authority on APIs, providing a comprehensive directory, daily industry news, analysis, case studies, tools and technical resources.

Enterprise APIs, for real!

February 22 2013


We are seeing a lot of traction in enterprises as they adapt towards new business models, enabled through APIs. I am at the API Strategy conference in New York City today, and will speaking in the “Enterprise API” session about how enterprises are adopting APIs to create value. To this point, I came across an announcement today of how Visa, the company we all know through our credit cards, is embarking on the journey of transforming itself into a new enterprise as evident by their latest announcement around their Partner Program.

Top 10 Presidents’ Day APIs


The President of the United States is the most powerful person in the world.  On February 18, we get to celebrate some of the great ones by not going to work (for some people at least).  In honor of some of those great men, APIhub offers up our top 10 Presidents’ Day APIs.

  1. Digital Government API  Under President Obama, the US government has begun to look at and adopt cloud computing and cloud technology.  

Top 10 Valentine’s Day APIs (Infographic)


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Here are the APIhub links to these Valentine’s Day APIs:

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Top 10 Groundhog Day APIs


Groundhog Day is the annual holiday where the nation gathers around their TV to watch a hilarious Bill Murray film.  And while I have confirmed this is not the actual reason for the holiday, I submit that it should be.  As that legislation gains traction, here are some APIs for Groundhog Day as it is celebrated currently.

  1. Shadowbox API  Groundhog Day is a holiday to determine whether spring is on the way,

Top 10 Super Bowl APIs (Infographic)

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Check out the APIhub pages, which include the API documentation, for the APIs listed here:

  1. Food2u API
  1. HootSuite What the Trend API
  1. Cheddar API
  1. HyperOffice API
  1. Songkick API
  1. Telligent Invitation API
  1. SportsData NFL API
  1. Community Ideas API
  1. XboxLeaders Xbox LIVE API
  1. Vimeo Simple API
  2. GenealogyCloud OneGreatFamily API

Top 10 Weird APIs


APIhub is the world’s largest repository of APIs and, as such, we list some quite strange APIs. Rather than have you spend all of your time looking them up, we are offering the public service of listing our favorites here.

  1. The Internet Chuck Norris Database.  Our favorite Chuck Norris fact: There used to be a street named Chuck Norris, but it was changed because no one crosses Chuck Norris and lives.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolution APIs


The New Year is a chance for people to make a commitment – a resolution – for their year ahead.  APIhub is here to help with our Top 10 New Year’s Resolution APIs, you can click on each API link for more information.

1. Lose Weight.  This is the clear-cut favorite for top resolution.  Well…maybe not clear-cut – clear, slightly flabby favorite.


APIs to get you through Christmas

December 21 2012


Here at APIhub, we are getting ready for the holidays, and we thought we would share some APIs you may find useful as you go into your own holiday celebration.

1. Gifts: Here are some places to find great gift ideas.  And if you hadn’t already thought about buying gifts this holiday season, we threw in another API that we think will be helpful.