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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.
||23andMe is a personal genetics service. 23andMe offers individual genome and DNA testing and information. The 23andMe API allows developers to access and integrate the data from 23andMe with other...||Science||09.14.2012|
4:14 XML Bible
||The service provides text from Christian scripture as specified in submitted requests. It complements similar biblical verse service by providing translations in multiple languages and versions of...||Reference||03.09.2012|
||ASPFAQs is a publicly available reference service provided by 4GuysFromRolla.com to assist developers working with ASP.NET. The FAQ pages are available on the website, or they can be accessed...||Q&A||08.31.2012|
||The Abbrevations API lets you get abbreviations for a word. For example, you can submit the word "asap" to the service endpoint and get "As Soon As Possible" returned in the response. Words have...||Reference||08.26.2008|
||The service provides access to a dictionary of abbreviations and matching long-form terms created by automatic text mining of the whole MEDLINE abstract collection as of August 2009. The text mining...||Dictionary||02.10.2012|