Visa Checkout

Visa Checkout API helps developers to integrate payments. The fundamental value of this API is the functionality of e-commerce transactions, useful for developers who work with online businesses open 24/7. The API is about payment integration. Visa Checkout API features REST protocol, HTTPS interfaces, and API Key which can be used publicly or privately. Developers can receive Twitter tips and e-mail support.


It takes a whole system to keep track of sports statistics. That’s why Stats aims to offer an API that can deliver content via FTP, HTTP, web services and socket. The type of sports content is related to information of teams, players, events, statistics, leaders, injuries, polls, player news and photos. Developers as clients can benefit from this API because the system provides encrypted security along with a wide variety of parameters within each API call. This API might be a fit for developers working in the sports' industry who prefer to visualize large amounts of data. Some of the sports include football, basketball, soccer, baseball, fantasy sports and car races. To provide an example, the website displays a sequential flowchart from the SHA-256 encryption to the Stats content.

Geo Services

Geo Services provides a collection of place locator functions that can return information about a single location, the distance between two locations, locations found within a given city or zip code, or places near a given location. Supported locations include US zip codes and cities, Canadian post codes and cities, and user-defined places. Developers can integrate Geo Services' location-based functions into their own applications using the Geo Services API. Open

Monitor.Us is a monitoring service for websites, servers, networks, and cloud systems. Users can track response times, load times, and performance from multiple checkpoint locations that cover major international markets. Users can also opt to receive mobile alerts in the form of texts or emails. The Monitor.Us API allows users to programmatically retrieve monitoring data and to customize the monitoring tools.

If developers have been looking for a different, yet strong password protection API, Passwd could be the ideal documentation for app creation. Three categories can be seen in the API site to classify password security: secure, super secure and insanely secure. Nowadays it is not enough to have the same access code for multiple sites, that is why a good combination of letters and numbers from 8 to 62 characters might work to prevent unwelcome access from hackers. The API features JSON and JSONP protocols with the parameters of name, type and values. Simple examples, and immediate support available for developers.


When consumers have an ailment, they usually go to the doctor. Many times doctors recommend dietary changes in order to preserve health. FoodCare offers personalized nutrition for users from the comfort of a mobile phone. Unlike other apps, FoodCare uses a community based approach, where individuals, restaurants, schools, senior communities and hospitals can benefit from the specialized information from registered dieticians and nutrition educators. This is where developers have an ample opportunity to create apps with the FoodCare API. To get started, developers need to apply for a key. Various features in the API documentation site include cuisine types, health conditions, dishes and restaurants for a more complete application development.


Inbox is a tool that compiles all mail carriers into a single easy to use web service. It streamlines the email experience by giving added control over the collection & cataloguing process. The Inbox RESTful API allows one to access, modify, and filter incoming mail from popular providers like Gmail or Microsoft Exchange. Old protocols such as IMAP or MIME are thus not a problem using Inbox API. Mailbox API uses Threads and Tags to delineate and classify objects, and is enterprise compatible.

TeleSign Mobile SMS

The TeleSign Mobile API SMS-enables web sites, applications, and databases to deliver high capacity messaging campaigns through the SMPP (Short Message Peer to Peer) protocol. Partnering with 800+ mobile providers, the service also allows for two-way messaging capabilities, global coverage throughout 200+ countries, and handling of number portability and various messaging types. TeleSign offers comprehensive developer documentation as well as customer support.

Sightengine Nudity Detection

The Sightengine service scans incoming photos using an algorithm that includes shape recognition, machine learning, and database matching. It searches for female nipples, breasts, genitals, groin area, naked buttocks, and inappropriate objects, and flags them if the content exceeds PG standards. Their Nudity Detection API is a RESTful API. Requests are simply directed to their HTTP endpoints. Sightengine advertises that the algorithm clocks in at a 1% average false negative error on photos with adult content. To increase the chance of a photo not being flagged for nudity, one can delimit stricter parameters for increased control.


Skynet is an API for the internet of things. With a collaborative approach, Skynet offers an API that helps developers to make drones dance, turn on hue light bulbs and control electronic devices like Belkin WeMo. This hybrid cloud API also offers to send and receive messages to and from devices to monitor sensor activities. The main value of Skynet is a chrome app already built in the market named NodeBlu. This app helps developers to experiment with easy dragging, dropping and writing in their own terms. Some of the features of this API include status, devices, messages, events and data. The site provides examples in REST, a demo and social media for additional support.