What programs and API’s are out there for starting web 2.0 company?
Over 400 publicly available API’s covering everything from chat and blogging to IM and e-mail are available for you to choose from.
The resources that are available to build out your web 2.0 company are many, you still have to have the original good idea, or something compelling to grab users. So the DIY toolbar, or twitter, or elgg, or other technology that is essentially out there already, can you do it better faster or cheaper than free?
The best list of publicly available API’s is at Programmable web here http://blog.programmableweb.com/2007/03/27/400-web-apis/. You can browse the API’s by type and by function.