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Of the many APIs we published this week, twenty were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twenty, which included the Gnip YouTube Comments API. The basic idea of the API is to aid social media managers with harnessing the value from users comments and applying those values in ways that will help the company.
The Cliflo API from New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) gives access to data from 6,500 climate stations maintained by the government of New Zealand. The API webpage notes that access is by subscription, though the cost is free, suggesting that only registration and agreement with the terms and conditions are required. Access to data gathered by Pacific Island stations is restricted by agreement with Pacific Island countries. However it is possible to obtain access by permission.
||The Chicago Open311 API provides connectivity between government authorities and residents in the City of Chicago. The API that is anchored on the Open311 platform facilitates feedback communication...||Open Data||08.29.2016|
||This API allows you to access a list of water and supply distribution locations that are open for the next 7 days, with latitude and longitude points, address information, open hours, and supplies...||Government||08.24.2016|
Laminar Weather Data
||The Laminar Weather Data REST API integrates forecast information, according to visibility, wind, cloud, and climate change. Developers can send HTTP requests to receive XML and GeoJSON responses....||Data-as-a-Service||08.24.2016|
||The SkyWise Tiles API allows developers to embed detailed weather visualizations into their mapping environments and applications. Embeddable content includes radar data, satellite data, NWS watches...||Weather||08.24.2016|
SkyWise Current & Forecast
||The SkyWise Current...||Weather||08.24.2016|