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When you ever need the pronunciation of a word, send the word via SMS to "SayIt ☎" at 917.740.1911. You'll receive a call with the pronunciation (if found), and also an optional...
Uses the Wordnik API to retrieve random words. Then creates short URLs for users with those words. Instead of generated gibberish, it uses English words to make the URLs memorable and repeatable, in...
Reverb has released Swagger 2.0, a next-generation API interface that solves the problem of machine-to-machine communication, particularly with cloud services.
As APIs explode, one of the key metrics to successful API adoption is Time To First Hello World (TTFHW). And one way of getting that done is to providie API Documentation that helps developers get going quickly. But simply listing down your API methods and request/response formats is not going to cut it anymore. This is the age of interactive API documentation where developers can try out your API by exercising the methods and various parameters from right within your Developer Portal.
Before 1500, monks spent their lives copying the Bible by hand. That method was replaced by printing presses for the next 500 years. Today, ebooks are set to end the practice of pulping trees and smearing them with ink. In all this change the direction of information access has been constant for half a millennium: faster and faster, easier and easier. The next revolution for publishers is APIs for books.
||The OwlBot Dictionary API allows developers to get definitions and, in some cases, example sentences for English words. OwlBot searches the internet for English vocabulary definitions and saves them...||Dictionary||07.17.2016|
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|
Bing Spell Check
||The Bing Spell Check API offers suggestions for misspelled words, and contextual spell checking for text provided by a third party application. This is Microsoft's third generation spell-checker...||Spelling||05.26.2016|
eAngel Human Proofreading
||eAngel Human Proofreading API provides remote connectivity for channeling unedited content to a team of human editors. It uses the REST platform to deliver the correspondence of the content requiring...||Editing||05.01.2016|
||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|