Single purpose API
A growth in the number of new APIs being created to act as quantified self data tools could lead to a new wave of personal health applications. Data streamed via quantified self APIs could also potentially create new empirical datasets to support emerging sciences. The Moves API, Pokelog API and a forthcoming Human API all point to greater interest in pulling personal data into new applications.
Here at ProgrammableWeb our team constantly comes across a lot of great APIs. With 54 new APIs being added to our directory last week, many can get lost in the shuffle. Our staff took a moment to highlight the APIs that stood out to them most last week.
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|