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Navionics announced a new web mapping API in Java to bring its navigation charts and other content to developers. The Navionics API is free, and is not to be incorporated in a fee-based website at this point. Of the three tiers for pricing, silver, gold and platinum, the API does not access the top of the line product. Languages supported are English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. A sign up is required to access the API's technical information.
Google has begun distributing a new release of Google Play Services to all Android devices, and along with it made a new SDK available to developers with a handful of new APIs. The main additions include a Google Analytics API, Tag Manager, Address API, Google Drive API, and updated support for Google Play Games. Google Play Services 4.3 is being pushed to hardware already running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and up. This encompasses the bulk of smartphones and tablets in use today.
Wait, what does your startup do? It's a common question among the hip digerati, given that sometimes it's not entirely clear. "It's like Flickr for video," may have been the reply five years ago as YouTube and other video startups grew. But what about now? There are far more hot startups and areas of focus to use as examples. That requires It's This For That, a new site with a sense of humor. And like any good new venture, there's an API. The It's This For That API simply responds with the this and the that.
Days of the Year
||The Days of the Year API integrates daily, weekly, and monthly happenings in JSON...||Calendars||05.06.2016|
Chuck Norris Facts
||Chuck Norris Facts API allows access to a trove of tidbits about the widely acclaimed supernormal faculties of Chuck Norris. It deploys JSON format to process requests and return randomized responses...||Entertainment||05.03.2016|
Be Like Bill
||The Be Like Bill API is used to integrate "Be Like Bill" meme creation functionality to websites. The Be Like Bill meme is a stick figure that ignores trolling or offensive behavior that he runs...||Engagement||04.15.2016|
||The Imoji API allows developers to integrate stickers into their applications. Stickers can be used for messaging, photo editing, reactions, and commenting. Imoji provides a list of trending stickers...||Images||03.30.2016|
||The Phteven API is a joke translation service that allows users to translate text from regular English into "Phteven English". For the most part, it simply exchanges certain "s" phonemes for "ph"...||Humor||03.08.2016|