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.
W3C Pointer Lock
||The W3C Pointer Lock API is a specification that defines an API for providing scripted access to raw mouse movement data while also locking a mouse event's target to a single element and hiding the...||Tools||10.18.2016|
MasterCard BIN Table Resource
||The MasterCard BIN Table Resource API can keep up-to-date MasterCard issuing account ranges that can be used for authorization, routing, and fraud prevention purposes. Incorporating the BIN Table...||Credit Cards||10.09.2016|
||The W3C File API document specifies an API for representing file objects in web applications, programmatically selecting them, and accessing their data. This API includes a FileList interface, a Blob...||Tools||10.05.2016|
||The W3C FindText API document specifies an API that allows developers to use a variety of selection criteria to find a range of text in a document or part of a document. This specification is mostly...||Tools||10.05.2016|
W3C Input Method Editor
||The W3C Input Method Editor API document specifies an API that provides web applications with access to an input method editor (IME) associated with a hosting user agent. This API provides attributes...||Tools||10.05.2016|