Google APIs Console was launched on Novermber 1, 2010, helps you manage API usage across your sites and apps, today received a number of enhancements including:
v2 of the Google APIs Console Traffic Reports Page is now more cleaner and compact,. The page display information about how the APIs enabled per project are being used. Enhancements include:
- Consolidated all API traffic in a single display
- Now compare traffic between multiple APIs in a single project
- Showing demographic and usage data about your API requests.
Google APIs Console Dashboard describes what’s happening on your project, and lets you see which services are enabled, the availability of said services, general project administration, and a quick link to how much the project costs to run.
New APIs Available in the Google APIs Console
- “Web Fonts Developer API gives access to the metadata available for all families served by Google Web Fonts. You can create dynamic apps that can query Google Web Fonts and get an accurate list of the families currently available.
- Google Orkut v2 REST API enables you to access select Orkut features and works like an extension of the JSON-RPC off-site application API, although it uses a different protocol.
- Google Analytics Management API v3 provides read-only access to Analytics configuration data. “With the Management API you can list all the Account, Web Property and Profile information for a user, retrieve a Profile ID to use with the Data Export API, determine which goals are active and access their configured names, and retrieve a user’s Custom Segments to apply them to Data Export API queries,” explains Google Code team.
- Blogger JSON API allows client applications to view and update Blogger content in the form of Google Data API feeds. Your client application can use the Blogger Data API to create new blog posts, edit and delete existing blog posts, and query for blog posts that match particular criteria,” revealed Google Code team.