Mashups using the same API (2642)
Google map of TB patient Andrew Speaker's journey across the Atlantic.
This mashup allows users to search ebay and display the results on a map. Useful for finding auctions that are nearby, with many search and sorting features.
Vimasic is a VIdeos, iMAges and muSIC mashup. Saves searching on different sites for variety of useful music data: lyrics, videos, photos, biographies, concert dates and other information. 5 APIs...
Who ever said that institutions were loathe to change? Well call him up and let him know, the Library of Congress, with their Prints and Photographs API has finally taken the REST API plunge. If this government institution can do it, maybe you can convince the head of your IT department that APIs are a good idea too.
Innovation in web service APIs is not always technical, sometimes it's about money. Such is the case with Yahoo's announcement that later this year they will begin charging for usage of BOSS (Build your Own Search Service), their search web service for developers. Given that search revenue is typically ad-driven, and that advertising doesn't typically mesh with APIs, this has meant that search APIs have been one of the most challenging classes of APIs for providers to monetize. So it's notable to see how Yahoo has chosen to tackle this: via a 'utility' pricing model, somewhat akin to how infrastructure services like Amazon Web Services charge by usage.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Translation, Transportation and Stocks. One highlight is the TradeIt API, which allows developers to add stock trading functionality to any application. Here's a rundown of the what is new.
||The Autodata Motorcycle API offers comprehensive technical information for over 62 motorcycle manufacturers. Information such as lubricants and capacities, tightening torques, tire pressures, and...||Auto||10.05.2016|
||The W3C FindText API document specifies an API that allows developers to use a variety of selection criteria to find a range of text in a document or part of a document. This specification is mostly...||Tools||10.05.2016|
W3C Vehicle Information Access
||The W3C Vehicle Information Access API allows developers to connect to vehicle data access protocols and in-vehicle infotainment systems. This specification is intended to promote the use of APIs...||Auto||10.05.2016|
PSA Group Connected Car
||The Connected Car API offers access to more than 89 car signals from the following manufacturers: Peugeot, Citroën, and DS Automobiles. Developers do not need a PSA Group car in order to build...||Internet of Things||09.29.2016|
||TinEye's MatchEngine API offers image recognition capabilities that can find duplicates and derivatives of existing images in an image collection. This API compares incoming profile or UGC images...||Recognition||09.29.2016|