Open311 allows developers to create third-party apps to report and view citizen neighborhood issues such as potholes to graffiti and more using a city's 311 reporting system. Now on version 1, the RESTful Inquiry API is the tool used to query the 311 database. HTTP GET calls can be sent to the API to list services and expand details on specific services. Information for specific cities accessible with Open311 can be found in the wiki. The API is heavily supported in New York City. The Inquiry API supports XML and JSON formats.

Google Enterprise License Manager

Located within the Admin SDK, the Google Enterprise License Manager API enables enterprise developers to programmatically manage their licenses. The API can be used to revoke a license, return a specific user's licensee by inputted product SKU, create and assign licenses, list all licenses associated with a specific product, and reassign SKUs with licenses. The API is constructed to be processed with HTTP and JSON formats.

Yes or No

The simple Yes or No API is made for automating boolean decision making within mobile environments. API calls will return a "Yes", "No" or "Maybe." Returns include fun links to comical Gifs, such as Hugh Laurie or Client Eastwood nodding in approval, or Jim from the Office excitedly mouthing "Yes!", or an uncomfortably slow camera zoom on Zach Galifianakis.


migme is a social media service that offers chat, microblogging, and entertainment integrations to increase monetization through marketing and user onboarding. The RESTful migme API allows access to it's 9 million user base, enabling programmatic social media functionality, such as the acquisition of comprehensive user profile information, and the ability to invite friends, make a post, and bill a user for in-app purchases. The migme API is processed using HTTP requests and supports JSON formatting.


Clearent is an integration tool for eCommerce, combining sites, shopping carts, mobile interfaces, payment processing, and Point of Sale applications to create comprehensive payment-enabled eCommerce applications. The API is compatible with shopping carts such as ZenCart, OpenCart, OSCommerce, and custom user applications. Using the Clearent API, providers can process sales, authorizations, captures, refunds, and voids. The RESTful Clearent API is processed via HTTP. All requests require an API key for access. Clearent offers an API sandbox for testing purposes.

DOJ Law Jobs

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Law Jobs API distributes available government legal job openings and vacancy announcements, sourced from the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. This digital distribution channel exists to make job openings more transparent to the public. This API is also the main data source for the DOJ law jobs mobile application. The API allows developers to filter responses by date and hiring specifications. HTTP GET requests to the API can be made to return responses in either JSON or XML formats.

DOJ News

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) News API aggregates over 14,000 press releases, speeches, blog entries, and announcements sourced from the Office of Public Affairs. These documents are available for digital distribution to create transparency for the Department's activities. GET HTTP requests can be sent to the API with options to filter by date, topic, or unique identifier to query the database. Results can be returned in either JSON or XML formats.

LXD Linux Container REST

LXD Linux Container is a RESTful platform-based API that enables the access and management of infrastructures for container projects over HTTP. The project is intended to be used to construct environments for Linux containers, including build machines, infrastructure, mailing-lists, website, and e-mail related tools. The LXD REST API, still under active development, provides a transparent method for managing containers and integrating with large-scale deployment stacks. and it's projects are under the Creative Commons license for free distribution.


The free-to-use Pokémon RESTful API (Pokéapi) is linked to an extensive database of Pokémon-related information- a true virtual Pokédex. Simple GET HTTP requests can be sent to the API to access 54,363 objects sourced from Pokémon video games covering Pokémon characters, abilities, moves, attack, life and defensive statistics, and more. This is a read-only API, and no authentication is required for it's use. So far to date the API has serviced over 13,000,000 requests. The Pokéapi is independently supported by Paul Hallett, a Python & Go API developer and avid GitHub contributor. In addition, 5 language specific libraries have been made to interface with the API for Python, .NET, Racket, Java & Ruby.

Star Wars

The Star Wars API, currently in a pre-release phase, is independently supported by Paul Hallett, a Python & Go API developer and avid GitHub contributor. The API is purported to provide programmatic access to a trove of databased Star Wars film information, including Planets, Spaceships, Vehicles, People, Films and Species sourced from all six Star Wars films. For example, a simple GET HTTP request to the API will be able to return data associated with specific vehicles, returning "Luke Skywalker" from an inputted ID associated with the "T-65 X-wing." Interested parties can currently sign up for early access by visiting the home site.