The API landscape is an extremely well chronicled and championed space. Every product has its own API nearly, and developers still get excited about digging into the newest, greatest data on the market. It’s the developer equivalent of having to have the newest Apple gadget, right when it becomes available. In our zeal to access more and more data though, we’ve forgotten what working with data is supposed to be all about.
If there’s a new dawn in the age of search, Datafiniti is the sun. They are the first to take a new and profound approach to search in years. Most search engines return a list of links to web pages, but Datafiniti has much bigger plans. Instead of links, they return a set of data. A search for a burrito in Texas would give you a list of restaurants complete with goodies like reviews in addition to the important bits like name and address. The dataset itself has been out there for years, but its the aggregartion and presentation that’s different. With the Datafiniti API, it is now possible for developers to easily integrate that data into web applications.
||The PokéAPI provides integration with an extensive Pokémon database. Version 2 offers resources such as locations that can be visited within the games, Pokémon abilities, and evolution chains. This...||Games||07.19.2016|
||Keepit is a backup and cloud service based in Denmark which helps in maintaining a collection of digital media across devices. This service features version control, collaboration, and automated...||Data||07.11.2016|
||The Looker RESTful API integrates data analytics for business services via reports and dashboards. It is available with HTTP requests and JSON responses, API Key to authenticate, and SDK to interact...||Analytics||07.08.2016|
College Scorecard Data
||The College Scorecard Data API integrates school, academics, admissions, students, and repayment methodologies into web services. It is available in HTTP for queries and JSON...||Education||07.07.2016|
||The Qubole API allows developers to integrate cloud-scale data processing into their own systems and applications. Qubole is a service that simplifies, scales, and speeds up big data analytics...||Data||07.07.2016|