ProgrammableWeb

ProgrammableWeb is an information and news source about the Web as a programmable platform. It is a subsidiary of MuleSoft and has offices in San Francisco, CA. The website publishes a repository of web APIs, mashups, and applications, and has documented over 12,000 open web APIs and thousands of applications.[1] It has been called the "journal of the API economy" by TechCrunch.[2]

ProgrammableWeb is the place you can stay aware of what's new and fascinating in reality as we know it where the Web is a programmable web. When we say "the Web is a stage," we are alluding to how Web-based and versatile applications are empowered by Internet-based APIs. For instance, the path in which the designers of numerous area mindful applications can join Google Maps into their products with only a couple of lines of code (utilizing the Google Maps API). 

New partners are joining the API economy ordinary. Regardless of whether they are Web and versatile application designers who are hoping to find the genuine energy of Internet-based APIs or they are organizations with an eye on making such APIs secretly or freely accessible to engineers, Programmable Web is the ideal asset for sharpening their ability, finding best works on, keeping up on the most recent news, and building up their own idea administration with regards to the API economy.

History

ProgrammableWeb was founded in 2005 by John Musser and had documented 1,000 APIs by November 2008.[3]

In June 2010, Alcatel-Lucent acquired ProgrammableWeb as part of a move by the company to align themselves closer to the developer community.[4] Alcatel-Lucent was looking to integrate ProgrammableWeb's API monitoring services and other API related technologies with its own Open API Service and Developer Platform to strengthen its relationship with developers. During ProgrammableWeb's time with Alcatel-Lucent, they documented over 8,000 APIs.

Three years later on April 13, 2013, MuleSoft announced the acquisition of ProgrammableWeb to "become the go-to destination for APIs and Integration".[5][6]

Content

ProgrammableWeb.com has two major sections:

  • API Directory and Technology Listings: A massive searchable directory of over 15,500 web APIs that are updated daily [7] as well as listings of various mashups, applications, frameworks, libraries, and SDKs.
  • News, Analysis, and Reviews: Daily news on web technology, APIs, and other relevant web information as well as analysis of current trends and reviews of various web technologies.

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