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College hackathons have proliferated on the northeast over the past two years, from HackNY to Startup Weekend Princeton, to PennApps, which the Dining Philosophers hold at the University of Pennsylvania on a weekend early in each semester. This year theme was simplicity; taking a complicated app and making it easier. Of the 42 demos presented Sunday afternoon (livestream archive here), here are some of the coolest hacks that took full advantage of available APIs.
||The Nativefier API allows developers to turn any site into a native application. Authored by Jia Hao, Nativefier makes it easier to create a desktop application for any website with minimal...||Tools||09.18.2016|
||The Voice API allows developers to integrate call control functionalities with third party applications. Developers can build voice-based interfaces such as voice conferencing applications, and...||Voice||09.15.2016|
||The Keyword Tool API integrates search volume data. It can generate keyword suggestions by accessing with Api Key and interacting with JSON architecture. Keyword Tool helps users discover thousands...||Keywords||08.30.2016|
||The Gridspace Sift API allows developers to perform deep language processing on live calls and recorded speech in order to build voice analysis and communication systems. This API can be used to...||Telephony||08.24.2016|
||The Lookups API offers information about a phone number such as region-specific formatting, carrier details, and caller name information. Each request can obtain 1 or more types of data. This API...||Telephony||08.23.2016|