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With the power and scope of GIS growing as new tools become available, Jason Baker’s article on opensource.com celebrated the arrival of GIS Day on November 19 by discussing three viable alternatives to Google Maps API for creating interactive web maps for a range of use cases.
NewsCred optimistically tackles the problem of monetizing journalism in today’s world. With the rise news aggregation sites that hardly pay writers at all, the journalism trade has suffered a great deal. NewsCred looks like a response from some technical boxers fighting from the reporter’s corner. The idea behind the NewsCred Platform API: if you can get your story out to more sources in a more standard and workable format, you can sell your content more effectively.
Day 2 of the Twitter-trending Nordic APIs event wrapped up last week with presentations from global and regional players ranging from business use cases of APIs to technical discussions. In an unconference session in which participants set their own agenda, major themes included scaling issues and security.
MapQuest Data Manager
||This API allows you to store custom datasets in a spatially-aware database that resides on MapQuest servers. This includes tables that contain points, lines, and polygons that are stored as...||Mapping||09.19.2016|
||The Knewin News API allows developers to access structured news content that has been aggregated from blogs, websites, and printed media from around the world. Knewin provides millions of news...||News Services||09.11.2016|
||The SkyWise Tiles API allows developers to embed detailed weather visualizations into their mapping environments and applications. Embeddable content includes radar data, satellite data, NWS watches...||Weather||08.24.2016|
||Aquaplot offers sea routing functionality and distance computation for ships. Developers can build integrations related to route planning, route optimization, fleet maneuver planning, and traffic...||Optimization||08.15.2016|
NASA Vesta Trek REST
||This API is a part of a collection of APIs that power the Vesta Trek NASA web-based portals for exploration. Map layers are available through OGC RESTful WMTS protocol. NASA open data supports NASA...||Astronomy||08.12.2016|