Single purpose API
Of the many APIs we published this week, twenty were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twenty, which included the Gnip YouTube Comments API. The basic idea of the API is to aid social media managers with harnessing the value from users comments and applying those values in ways that will help the company.
The xenon-canto API allows developers to access information on 8,244 bird species, including over 100,000 recordings of bird songs available so far. Over 20,000 recordings are added each year. However, they say this is a long-term project, with an estimated 2,000,000 recordings needed for a complete record. At current rates, recording them all would take over 140 years.
||This API provides information on the daily natural color imagery collected by DSCOVR's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) instrument. Uniquely positioned at the Earth-Sun Lagrange point, EPIC...||Images||11.23.2016|
||The DigiBird API allows developers to programmatically access cultural heritage data pertaining to birds. This includes videos, images, sounds, and artworks that prominently feature birds. Much of...||Data||11.17.2016|
Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing Skill
||A Flash Briefing offers sneak previews to news, jokes, lists, audio, and other types of content that are channeled according to the topic selections and frequency preferences of recipients. A user...||Content||10.27.2016|
Amazon Alexa Voice Service
||The Alexa Voice Service (AVS) is a component of Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit. When deploying the Amazon Alexa Voice Service API developers can use microphones and speakers to enable the voice...||Internet of Things||10.27.2016|
Line Social REST
||The Line Social REST operates as a social media platform for users that sign up for Line accounts. Subscribers can use the Line accounts to make or receive friend requests and communicate freely with...||Social||10.25.2016|