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Freshmeat API

freshmeat maintains the Web's largest index of Unix and cross-platform software, themes and Palm OS software. Thousands of applications, released under an open source license, are meticulously cataloged in the freshmeat database, and links to new applications are added daily.

The freshmeat API deals with data gathering and data entry across a number of data types including projects, comments and screenshots. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

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Freshmeat: Highlights

Summary
Open source application index
Category
Reference
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON
API home
http://help.freshmeat.net/discussions/api/8-a ... 

Freshmeat: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://freshmeat.net/projects

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service, API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
freshmeat.net/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
600 API calls per auth code per 60 minutes 
Terms of Service
geek.net/terms-of-use 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
freshmeat.net/blog 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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