Single purpose API
XML, JSON, REST
Bill Brantley looks at the Department of Labor's API page, claiming it as an example of an API provider doing the four important functions necessary when writing API documentation.
Even though the future of Data.gov remains uncertain in these troubled economic times, many individual government agencies are still moving forward with President Obama’s mandate to make the U.S. federal government more transparent by making government data accessible online. The U.S. Department of Labor API makes it easier for software developers to incorporate Labor Department data into online and mobile applications.
||The GovDelivery API integrates government data, aiming to increase engagement, promote content, and build data communities. Developers can create keywords with GET and POST commands and authenticate...||Government||07.07.2016|
||The Plenario integrates datasets into applications, in addition to be an open data service itself created for educational and scientific purposes. Developers can call with HTTP GET to obtain JSON...||Database-as-a-Service||06.28.2016|
||The 511NY API integrates New York's traffic data. It is available in REST protocol with a developer Key. Traffic speeds, incidents, roadwork, and cameras can be included in new mobile traffic...||New York City||06.13.2016|
FCC Consumer Help Center Complaint Data
||The FCC Consumer Help Center Complaint Data API integrates customer complains. It is available in JSON, XML, and CSV formats with a token. Documentation can be found in the link provided by Socrata....||Data||06.03.2016|
Ontotext S4 Text Analytics (German)
||The News Annotation service in German language discovers various types of entities from texts via API. The extraction is based on gazetteers from trusted sources such as the curated Freebase, the...||Text||05.18.2016|