Mashups using the same API (5)
A Scrabble helper, Scrabble cheat, and Scrabble word finder. When you find a word, you can look it up in the dictionary.
Molu is a super fast vertical meta search engine searching across various categories in a single go. What more, it does not store any of the user history unlike other search engines which track the...
Test your guessing skills and flickr picture choosing skills in this fun twist on pictionary. Beware -- some people tag photos quite liberally.
Your next meal could be served up by BigOven's new API. The comprehensive service for those who like to cook provides more than 170,000 recipes in XML or JSON format (our BigOven API profile). From there, you can display it however you want, though there's a yet to be determined fee for commercial applications.
Are you old enough to remember using a dictionary, or a thesaurus, or even a phone book? Whatever happened to those quaint reference tools that we grew up with? They've been replaced, in many cases by applications and mashups like the ones we're highlighting today. These mashups use a variety of APIs from Wikipedia, Twilio SMS, Google Maps and more. Read below for more information on each.
Less than two months ago, Merriam-Webster announced that some of its references would be available via an API. Now, competitor Cambridge University Press has followed suit with the Cambridge Dictionaries Online API. Currently, Cambridge offers five dictionaries through an API (i.e. Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge Business English Dictionary, Cambridge Learner's English-Turkish Dictionary, and Cambridge Leaner's Dictionary).
||The ShieldSquare API allows users to prevent bot intrusion and content scraping. The API can help to prevent price scraping from commerce sites, ticket scalping, content theft, and other intrusive...||Security||04.08.2016|
||The OpenChannel API lets you build your own app catalog, partner directory, add-on marketplace or bot store within a weekend.||Marketplace||03.31.2016|
||The Datamuse API is used to integrate a word-finding query engine. It can be used in apps for programmatic access to Datamuse's websites, including OneLook, and Rhymezone. OneLook is a dictionary...||Words||02.15.2016|
Objective Revision Evaluation Service
||The Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES) API offers a machine learning service for building new wiki tools. It provides access to different fitness models. An example is 'wp10' which predicts...||Machine Learning||02.10.2016|
||The SYSTRAN Dictionary API enables to search for the translation of words, with additional contextual information such as grammatical information, frequency of the meanings, domains and contexts,...||Dictionary||01.05.2016|