Programmable Web: 3000 APIs and GrowingCongratulations to ProgrammableWeb for hitting the 3000th API in their directory.
The ProgrammableWeb API directory has seen some amazing growth:
- 1,000 APIs: over 3 years
- 2,000 APIs: less than 2 years
- 3,000 APIs: about 9 months
- API as a Company - More companies launching just as API.
- REST and JSON - Simplification of APIs through REST and JSON.
- Internal Usage - More companies consuming their own APIs.
This is just the beginning of the coming global API economy.
- 3,000 Web APIs: Trends From a Quickly Growing Directory (programmableweb.com)
- API of the Week: Mashery API Discovery Hub (readwriteweb.com)
- Weekly Poll: New APIs Doubled in 2010 So What Does That Mean for the Year Ahead? (readwriteweb.com)