Of the many APIs we published this week, five were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we'll shine a spotlight on those five, which included the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API for definitions, synonyms and antonyms. We said Webster's API would be good news to education apps that want to include words--and their definitions--in either strictly educational or word play format. Read more in the Webster API post or check out the Merriam-Webster API profile.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.
||The LingoHub API allows developers to access their translation projects and resources programmatically. LingoHub is a service that lets users manage their texts, developers, marketers, language...||Translation||04.06.2016|
||Geoparser.io is a web service that intends to disambiguate identified places mentioned in text and return GeoJSON with detailed metadata about the places found in the text.||Location||03.21.2016|
||The Tolq API allows developers to integrate human translation into their applications. Users send Tolq their content, and that content is divided into sentences which are sent to professional...||Translation||03.14.2016|
||The Phteven API is a joke translation service that allows users to translate text from regular English into "Phteven English". For the most part, it simply exchanges certain "s" phonemes for "ph"...||Humor||03.08.2016|
||The Datamuse API is used to integrate a word-finding query engine. It can be used in apps for programmatic access to Datamuse's websites, including OneLook, and Rhymezone. OneLook is a dictionary...||Words||02.15.2016|