Of the many APIs we published this week, eleven were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eleven, which included the OneID API. OneID aims to end the problem that many people have with too many usernames and passwords. It does so by combing a users security keys into one big, encrypted "blob." Apparently this information is more secure than normal user authentication practices and is callable via the OneID API. Once a users information is in the blob, OneID authenticates a user when they are trying to log into a site by confirming three different digital signatures on different devices. To learn more about OneID functionality, visit the OneID site as well as the OneID API blog post.
Anyone can be their own travel agent with access to all the information they need online. But when trying to plan the perfect trip, internet users may feel bombarded by the vast amount of information available and may not even know where to start. Momondo.com is just the kind of tool that would be relevant in this situation. It's a travel site that provides users with the best prices for flights, hotels and car rentals. Momondo also provides an the Momondo API that allows developers to integrate this functionality with other relevant applications.
3.0 Trippin' in
||Trippin'in offers hourly changing (!) restaurant recommendations, nightlife recommendations, outdoors and attraction recommendations via API. They disrupt the Travel and local market by offering...||Travel||06.22.2013|
||From their site: Travel changes people. Whether it is finding a great new coffee shop in your city or a life altering trip around the world, finding great places can make us happier people. 43 Places...||Social||07.02.2008|
||9flats is a service for those who want to book a place or rent out a room, apartment or house, across the world. Users can rent out single rooms or entire locations for a single night or an extended...||Travel||11.10.2012|
||AboutMyHotel is a service to help analyze a hotel's online reputation. AboutMyHotel automatically collects opinions, reviews, articles, photos of a hotel and displays findings in an actionable...||Hotels||07.23.2014|
||The aboutPLACE RESTful API allows developers to integrate place-based data into interactive maps. The API is in Beta, with data available for Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; and Miami, Florida...||Mapping||10.16.2014|