API Directories

API Directories

In my quest to get the word out about Collabinate, my API for adding Activity Streams to apps, I have started to keep track of lists of APIs, whether it be in a directory or in some other service. I will keep this API directory list updated as I find more.

API Directories and API Lists

  • Programmable Webhttp://www.programmableweb.com – “ProgrammableWeb.com keeps you up to date with web mashups and APIs: what’s new, interesting, useful and important. Hundreds of APIs and mashups.” – The oldest and most well known listing.
  • APIS.iohttp://apis.io – “APIS.io is an open source and free API registry service that allows developers to publish and discover REST APIs and interact with them online.”
  • Public APIshttp://publicapis.com – “Search through thousands of apis…” – A listing service from Mashape.

API Platforms and Marketplaces with Directories

  • Masheryhttp://dev.mashery.com – “The world’s leading provider of API technology and services.”
  • Mashapehttps://www.mashape.com – “Mashape is a world-class API marketplace where developers discover, distribute and consume both private and public APIs.” – API directory and API proxy platform for billing and other services.
  • APIhubhttp://www.apihub.com – “APIhub is the best way to publish, discover and consume APIs. Search our database or browse through our most popular APIs.” – API listings and documentation/support platform.
  • 3Scalehttp://www.3scale.net/our-customers – “Distribute, Operate and Manage your API. Maximize value from your API. Drive better results with 3scale Free & Enterprise API management solution.”
  • Exiconhttp://www.exiconglobal.com – “We help you to create and manage your applications, APIs and developer networks. Maximizing your ROI, while keeping your assets safe.” – API directory listing and management platform.
  • theRightAPIhttp://www.therightapi.com – “Take control of your APIs and rest easy knowing that your application works and continues to service customers.”

API Mashup, Management, and Other Services

  • Apigeehttp://www.apigee.com – “Enterprise-grade API Management Platform that provides a robust set of tools that accelerate mobile app development.”
  • Apiaryhttp://apiary.io – “Build beautiful APIs — Collaborative design, instant API mock, generated documentation, integrated code samples, debugging and automated testing.”
  • Layer 7http://layer7tech.com – “The Layer 7 API Management Suite of products helps enterprises address key security and management challenges.”
  • Webserviushttp://www.webservius.com – “WebServius provides data monetization and API management solutions.”
  • Axwayhttp://www.axway.com – “A market leader in governing the flow of data.”
  • IBM Cast Ironhttp://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/us/en/castiron-cloud-integration – “IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration products enable you to integrate cloud and on-premise applications in days.”
  • WSO2http://wso2.com – “WSO2 is an open source application development software company focused on providing service-oriented architecture solutions for professional developers.”
  • Runscopehttps://www.runscope.com – “Debug and test your API, webhook and mobile back end service integrations.”
  • MuleSofthttp://www.mulesoft.com – “MuleSoft provides the most widely used integration platform for connecting SaaS and enterprise applications in the cloud and on-premise.”
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8 Responses to “API Directories”

  1. Chris Ismael 2013-10-16 at 10:51 am #

    Awesome list. Let me know that if you have questions about Mashape! Would be happy to help – Chris

    • Jack Jones 2013-10-21 at 8:10 pm #

      Thanks Chris! I’m already a Mashape user. You guys are pretty awesome.

  2. Mark 2013-10-16 at 7:27 pm #

    Looks like you’re missing out on Axway (Vordel), IBM (Cast Iron), and WS02

    • Jack Jones 2013-10-21 at 8:11 pm #

      Thanks Mark, included. Don’t know how I could forget WSO2, I have a cousin who is a VP!

  3. John Sheehan 2013-10-17 at 12:39 pm #

    Check out Runscope as well. We focus more on the consumption side but we can definitely help you build better APIs!

    • Jack Jones 2013-10-21 at 8:17 pm #

      Thanks John, I’ve added Runscope. Your service looks interesting, I’ll need to check it out.

  4. Montana Flynn 2014-01-16 at 8:36 pm #

    You may want to add http://publicapis.com as well!

    • Jack Jones 2014-01-19 at 6:42 pm #

      Thanks Montana! Done!

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