Mashups using the same API (7)
Shows a list of recent micro-finance loans transacted on kiva.org and displays each one on a map when it is selected.
A word cloud visualization that shows you frequency of popular terms in Kiva microfinance loans.
This mashup plots the microfinance loans from Kiva lenders on a Google Map. Popups show details on the individual loans and borrowers.
Two of the biggest brands in local search are partnering and they're using open APIs to do it. Citysearch is including sponsored ads from YP.com (Yellow Pages) in its CityGrid ad network (our CityGrid API profile). Additionally, Citysearch reviews show up across the YP.com website.
Should you let people scrape data from your site or offer a web service API instead? This is one of the classic arguments for offering an API: to get better control over how your data is accessed and who gets access. A recent news story about Flybe, Europe's largest independent regional airline carrier, demonstrates a case where this was the main driver for creating an API. For Flybe, having third party service and applications access their booking engine is very important to them, but they want to make it more structured and reliable.
We've added twelve APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Astronomy, Politics, Mapping, and QR Codes. One highlight today is an API provided by NASA that allows programmatic access to a database of sounds recorded in space. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
||HPI Check API.com is a web service that returns HPI (Hire Purchase inspection) data on UK cars. This can indicate if there are outstanding Hire purchase agreements against a second hand car, and that...||Auto||08.13.2016|
||You can use our API to access CommoPrices' information on prices of more than 1,600 commodities in our database. CommoPrices provides up-to-date and independent data. Covering a wide range of...||Database-as-a-Service||08.10.2016|
||The 24sessions API enables you to add the power of 24sessions online advice technology to your web or mobile application. With the 24sessions API you can trigger an online video-chat (real time...||WebRTC||08.10.2016|
||English: Unified banking API that allows you to gather financial data directly from online banking - transaction history and account balances. Supports major Polish banks and financial institutions...||Banking||08.10.2016|
Nigeria Stock Exchange
||The Nigeria Stock Exchange API allows developers to integrate Nigerian stock data into their websites. Available feeds include Top Ten Trades, Top Ten Losers, Top Ten Gainers, No Change, and more....||Financial||07.29.2016|