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Chris Ismael
Do you have time to check and keep track of your Google rankings?  We imagine you’re slammed like us, so we’re glad to have WhereStand’s API join our community. WhereStand is a powerful search engine rank-monitoring app.  Their API checks, tracks and analyzes your Google rankings; plus, it helps automate the reporting aspect of your SEO.   Of particular interest, WhereStand has built-in alerts, activity recording, CSV reports, custom metrics, analytics, multi-user management, and competition tracking. Save yourself some time and try the WhereStand API, now!…
Chris Ismael
GSLB.me is a cloud based DNS and Global Server Load Balancing solution that provides full authoritative DNS services and DNS-based geographical traffic balancing, failover, high availability and geographical routing. The DNS protocol is used to associate IP addresses to hostnames in order to make Internet resources reachable.  Static DNS returns one or more IP addresses associated to one hostname.  However, static DNS has no way to understand if your website, application, or data center is alive and reachable or not, and has no way to understand if they are performing properly according to your service levels.  As a result, traditional…
Chris Ismael
The Twinword API collects how people associate concepts in mind through word association tests, word graph dictionary, e-commerce recommendations, document topic detection and more.  Twinword products are based on its patented technology of compiling a massive database that understands, organizes and extracts true knowledge from websites and information repositories in a way that mimics natural human thought. As more partners, companies and users access Twinword’s Word Graph API, the more it grows naturally into an ever-updated and powerful contextual information provider.   Help Mashape grow Twinword and try out their API today.…
Chris Ismael
Here’s a useful list domain and IP API tools.  Let us know if there are other APIs that should be on this list (chris@mashape.com): API # Title Link 1 Name Toolkit API Name Toolkit is a domain name suggestion, registration and whois info provider. Our focus is on speed, simplicity and honesty. 2 Proxies API The WebKnox proxies API lets you retrieve public proxies. We try to keep a list of fresh, unblocked, high responsive, and alive proxies. 3 IP Utils API A simple component helping with IP functionalities 4 Ping-uin API Ping an IP or URL 5…
Chris Ismael
Whether it’s inappropriate content, spam, or fraud prevention – protecting your site should be a priority.  Here are some APIs to help you strengthen the fort. ImageVision Nudity Search – ImageVision’s NuditySearch – Recognizing nudity is a highly complex problem. NuditySearch tackles this problem by recognizing anatomical attributes and determining if there is nudity in images. Spamhaus and Surbl REST interface – Rest api to verify if an url has been marked as spam using the well known spamhaus and surbl services. Supports: SpamHaus zen (SBL e-mail spam, XBL infected PCs, PBL unsolicited smtp traffic) Surbl multi (Spamcop, sa-blacklist, Outblaze,…
Chris Ismael
This is a list of summarizer APIs, libraries, and software.  We’d like to keep this list fresh so feel free to suggest additions – tweet it to us @mashape.  Enjoy! API # Title Link 1 Stremor Automated Summary and Abstract Generator Language Heuristics goes a step beyond Natural Language Processing to extract intent from text. Summaries are created through extraction, but maintain readability by keeping sentence dependencies intact. 2 Text-Processing Sentiment analysis, stemming and lemmatization, part-of-speech tagging and chunking, phrase extraction and named entity recognition. 3 Skyttle 2.0 Skyttle API extracts topical keywords (single words and multiword expressions) and…
Chris Ismael
Do you have problems setting new goals and sticking to them?  We’ve just discovered your solution and, guess what, it’s available in the Beeminder API.  Amazing! Your goals can be anything quantifiable — weight, pushups, number of cigarettes, or how long it takes you to bike to work.  Answer with your number when Beeminder asks — or connect a physical fitness monitoring device — and the API will show your progress and a Yellow Brick Road to follow to stay on track. If you go off track, you pledge money to stay on the road the next time.  If you…
Chris Ismael
GoSquared is a real-time traffic-monitoring app that provides an overview of a website’s visitors in a single glance.  The GoSquared API lets a developer see which pages are most popular, as well as granular information on every visitor currently on their website.  It displays how a visitor is browsing, including their origination point, what type of browser they’re using, operating system, and screen size of the visitor.

Why did GoSquared choose Mashape?

To help distribute the API, they selected Mashape’s API marketplace.  Mashape prides ourselves on having an easy integration solution and robust analytics for our community of developers and…
Chris Ismael
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide with over 100 million unique visitors per month.  Their service is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of the global GDP. You may search the Indeed job index using their API.  This allows you to submit job searches and receive results via a structured format which can be incorporated into your website or application. Try Indeed’s API absolutely free of charge for commercial and non-commercial purposes.…
Chris Ismael
Thanks to our friend Mustafa Khan and everyone at Innovation Endeavors we got an early start to the weekend.  Last night DJ Effit kept the party going and chef Mark Mullan prepared the best guacamole and quesadillas we’ve every tasted.  Thanks guys! Artist George Lin dropped by Mashape’s office and created an amazing cityscape of San Francisco.  We asked our guests to sign their names and add a little color to the mural.  Looks incredible, don’t you think? Have a great weekend – party like a Mashaper! Mashape Party Wall…
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