Of the many APIs we published this week, thirteen were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those thirtenn, which include the StatusPage API. The StatusPage API provides developers with a solution to customer communication when their site or application is experiencing downtime. Specifically, it provides notification tools (email and SMS), downtime monitoring, insight into performance metrics, and customer customization. To learn more about the StatusPage API visit the StatusPage site as well as the StatusPage API blog post.
OpenSearchServer, a search engine API, has launched its first of many APIs to come: OpenSearchServer Screenshot API. The API's basic functionality enables the user to take a screenshot of any website. Users have multiple options regarding screen size and which portions of the screen to capture. The Screenshot API developed out of an open source project aimed at continued improvement across a number of search nuances.
Microsoft Cognitive Services Knowledge Exploration Service
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Knowledge Exploration Service (KES) API interprets natural language queries, and provides auto-completion suggestions. This API evaluates structured queries and...||Search||05.30.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Academic Knowledge
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Academic Knowledge API returns information from the Microsoft Academic Graph (MAG) which is an entity graph that models academic publications. This API offers 3 main...||Search||05.30.2016|
||The Intersection Observer REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Intersection Observer with other applications. The Intersection Observer API provides an interface to...||Developers||05.29.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Emotion
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Emotion API recognizes emotions expressed by one or more people in an image, and returns a face identification bounding box. It detects the following emotions:...||Recognition||05.26.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Face
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Face API offers cloud based human face recognition. Its main functionalities include face verification, similar face searching, automatic face grouping, and person...||Recognition||05.26.2016|