Single purpose API
Photo APIs have long been a staple of developer applications. There are more than 350 photo APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory and almost 800 photo mashups. However, most applications integrate with photo sharing services, like the Flickr API and Instagram API, missing the real power of photo APIs. This post identifies four ways that APIs are getting smart by using image recognition technology to find faces, words and more.
Today in APIs: Lambda Labs Provides an Open Source Face.com Replacement, Google Announces AdWords API Downtime, Facebook Spotlights Tripl, and 11 New APIs
Lambda Labs provides a much needed replacement to the Face.com Facial Recognition API. Google announced API downtime that goes beyond the immediate future. Facebook spotlights Tripl. Plus: An app expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups, a Cool interactive map mashup of US Presidential Election and 11 New 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 Pexels API integrates photo search into applications. Available with key authentication, HTTP requests, and JSON responses, the application is licensed under creative commons zero. It allows...||Photos||08.30.2016|
||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|
VisualSearchAPI Visual Search
||The VisualSearchAPI Visual Search integrates image and photo results by interacting with machine learning capabilities. It is available in JSON architecture with HTTP requests and XML responses.||Search||08.30.2016|
Sensitive Image Detection
||The Sensitive Image Detection real-time API provides science-backed high accuracy detection of sensitive images such as pornography, nudity, sexuality, and violence. Endpoints allow to use GET...||Images||08.26.2016|