Mashups using the same API (5)
This word-hunting Google Gadget has been XXtended with the UrbanDictionary and WordNet APIs. Now you can guess slang, proper nouns, and more. Plus, read the definitions of every word you guess...
Test your guessing skills and flickr picture choosing skills in this fun twist on pictionary. Beware -- some people tag photos quite liberally.
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...
If you are into developing word games and have been scouting around for both a word database and an API to go with to make things easier, Wordnik may just have delivered the solution for you. The online dictionary's latest version of its Wordnik API is squarely targeting word game developers by giving them additional methods that will help them find words with a great degree of control.
The Big Huge Thesaurus API provides a convenient interface for initiating a search based on an English word and retrieving related words and phrases. The Big Huge Thesaurus includes more than 145,000 english language words.
The New York Times has just announced its new Congress API, which provides capability for developers to access to four sets of data about US Congressional representatives and their votes: "a list of members for a given Congress and chamber, details of a specific roll-call vote, biographical and role information about a specific member of Congress, and a member’s most recent positions on roll-call votes" (see Congress API profile for details).
||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|
Diffbot Video Extraction
||With the Diffbot Video Extraction API, developers can extract information from a video, including images, URL, and embed code. By requesting fields, timeout, and callback in HTTP GET, developers will...||Video||09.25.2015|
||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|
||The Parsebot API allows developers to extract content from a website. The API is useful to embed articles, images, video and audio directly into a developer's applications. Responses in JSON and...||Parsing||09.18.2015|