Mashups using the same API (10)
An app for Windows Phone using Forvo API
Kangxi Radicals is an app to identify up to a thousand Chinese characters. The application uses the Forvo API to help with pronunciation.
Learn Words is an english vocabulary helper for Polish speakers. Pronunciation is provided by Forvo.
Scientific journals are providing greater access to published research by releasing new APIs. Cambridge Journals Online API and Public Library of Science Article Level Metrics API have both been released in the past several weeks. Meanwhile, the European Commission has just completed a public consultation on open access to research data ahead of a new wave of policy reform and their next big research funding round.
The University of Michigan Medical School created the Vaccine Investigation and Online Information Network (VIOLIN) because the vaccine research field lacked a web-based central repository where researchers could easily retrieve the vast amount of data underlying hundreds of years of research. Not only has VIOLIN provided the online database, the database is easily accessible via the VIOLIN API.
How far back do your newspaper's online archives go? The U.S. Library of Congress has a database of thousands of newspapers dating back to the 1800s. In the case of over 150 of the papers, there are also digitized, searchable pages. And it's all available via its new Chronicling America API (technical details at our Chronicling America API profile).
||The English Dictionary API is a simple RESTful API for obtaining dictionary definitions of English words. The Dictionary API is based on the GNU Collaborative English Dictionary project.||Dictionary||11.02.2015|
||The VC4Africa API (or VC4A) exposes its data via a RESTful API service. This allows developers to interact in a programmatic way with the VC4A platform data. VC4A, the Venture Capital for Africa, is...||Reference||09.22.2015|
||Trooclick’s WhoSaidWhatNews API creates structured data from the text of news articles using NLP technology. The data delivered includes automatically extracted quotes (uniquely capable of extracting...||Data Mining||09.21.2015|
||Use the OMDb (Open Movie Database) API to search data from the IMDb (Internet Movie Database). The API uses HTTP methods and can return data in either JSON or XML. Use the OMDb API to search for...||Reference||08.05.2015|
Twinword Word Associations
||Twinwords Word Associations API gets word associations with semantic distance score. Because it aims to work with more than just synonyms, users can get related words of the same family like "cats"...||Text||05.11.2015|