Of the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirteen, which included the eBay API. After the creation of their developer platform in 2000, eBay has released 19 individual APIs that are split to cater to sellers or buyers. To learn more about the eBay API visit the In-Depth eBay API blog post as well as the eBay site.
Tom Kiss created Advice Slip to mimic the look and feel of an ATM machine; however, instead of concluding the transaction with a dreadful balance statement, Advice Slip prints a virtual piece of encouragement or advice. Although truth-seekers can visit adviceslip.com to receive their virtual advice slip, developers can integrate Advice Slip's full functionality with third party applications via the Advice Slip API.
||4Chan is a forum for image posting and discussion. Users can post images to different threads, separated categorically into themes like videogames, anime, music, and more. Users can reply to images...||Entertainment||09.05.2012|
||The DeadOrAlive API keeps track of which celebrities are dead or alive. Enter a famous person's name, and the API will report whether or not they still live. DeadOrAlive can also tell you which...||Entertainment||01.13.2012|
AcidJs IMDb Fetcher
||The AcidJs IMDb Fetcher API can retrieve several kinds of data from IMDb, the Internet Movie Database, although it is not affiliated with IMDb. The API can (1) search IMDb for movies, television...||Entertainment||03.26.2014|
Aden Forshaw's The Cat
||The Cat API is a simple service that lets users pull random pictures of cats. Users supply a call specifying the return format, the number of cat pictures to return, the type of picture file to...||Photos||03.26.2012|
||The Fortune API displays a random phrase from a database of quotations, much like one would find in a fortune cookie. This simple API runs over SOAP.||Entertainment||01.08.2012|