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.
||The Niland API utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and audio processing capabilities to classify music titles and recognize related tracks. The API automatically generates search results and...||Music||06.30.2016|
||The Synoptic Data integrates weather information into applications. It is available in JSON architecture with SSL GET requests. Tutorials available at https://api.synoptic.io/tutorials/||Weather||06.28.2016|
||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 iNaturalist API allows developers to integrate wildlife sighting data into their applications. iNaturalist.org is a website that allows naturalists, scientists, and citizens to record, share, and...||Environment||06.22.2016|
||The Enrichr API allows developers to analyze gene lists, view added gene lists, get enrichment results, find terms that contain a given gene, and download files of enrichment results. Enrichr is a...||Science||06.15.2016|