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A list of all Google APIs, designed to answer the question "What are the best APIs for Google?" All major Web APIs and mobile API resources related to Google, including those formatted in XML or JSON and those for use with iOS and the iPhone, are featured on this list. An API (or Application Programming Interface) is a method software applications and programs use to interact with one another, and share data, rules, settings or specifications. APIs interact with applications, libraries, operating systems and more, and are often used for sharing or embedding content. Some of the most popular APIs used around the modern Web are the Google API, the Twitter API, Wikipedia's API and the Ruby API.

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Google Issue Tracker Data is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Issue Tracker Data View and update issues on Google Project Hosting

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Google Client Authentication is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Client Authentication Account authentication for installed applications

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Google OpenID is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google OpenID OpenID login for Google account users

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Google Gears Geolocation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Gears Geolocation User geographical positioning service

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Google Earth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Earth Mapping and 3D geo visualization

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Google Health is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Health Health data service

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12 3
Google Directions is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Directions Driving directions web service

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Google Email Settings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Email Settings Allows administration of Google Apps email accounts

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Google Documents List is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Documents List Document management services

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Google Custom Search is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Custom Search Google custom search management

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Google Distance Matrix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Distance Matrix Travel distance based on Google Maps

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Google Desktop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Desktop Desktop search and gadgets

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Google Diacritize is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Diacritize Language pronunciation tool

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Google APIs Discovery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google APIs Discovery Google API directory service

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Google Homepage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Homepage Portal gadgets

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Google Finance Portfolio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Finance Portfolio Investing portfolio services

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Google Code Search is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Code Search Code search service

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Google Fusion Tables is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Fusion Tables Data sharing and visualization platform

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Google Gmail OAuth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Gmail OAuth EMail service

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Google Storage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Storage Online storage service

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Google AJAX Language is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google AJAX Language Text translation service

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Google AdWords is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google AdWords Search advertising

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Google Analytics is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Analytics Web analytics service

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Google Contacts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Contacts Contact list management

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Google Friend Connect is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Friend Connect Social network service

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Google App Engine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google App Engine Developer platform

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Google Site Verification is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Site Verification Website owner verification service

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Google Cloud Print is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Cloud Print Cloud printing service

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Google AJAX Libraries is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google AJAX Libraries Content distribution network for AJAX libraries

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Google Ajax Feeds is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Ajax Feeds Access RSS and Atom feeds with JavaScript

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Google Font is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Font Web font service

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Google Books is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Books Book search services

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Google Gears is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Gears Tools for offline browser extensions

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Google Ajax Search is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Ajax Search Web search components

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Google Visualization is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Visualization Display and visualization of structured data

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Google Tasks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Tasks Personal task list service

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Google Search is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Search Search services

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Google Spreadsheets is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Spreadsheets Online spreadsheets

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iGoogle Themes is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Google APIs
iGoogle Themes Google homepage design service

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Google Apps Profiles Data is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Apps Profiles Data Update and retrieve Google Apps profiles

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Google Apps Email Migration is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Apps Email Migration Migrate existing email systems to Google Apps

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Google Checkout is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Checkout Shopping cart services

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Google Apps Marketplace is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Apps Marketplace Integrate Google billing services with applications

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Google Moderator is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Moderator Tool for collection and ideas, questions and recommendations

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Google Prediction is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Prediction Artificial intelligence service

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Google Virtual Keyboard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Virtual Keyboard Vritual keyboard service

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Google Shared Spaces is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Shared Spaces Collaborative widget service

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Google O3D is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google O3D 3D API for web browsers

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Google Translator Toolkit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Translator Toolkit Document translation service

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Google Picasa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Google APIs
Google Picasa Photo management and sharing service