Mashups using the same API (7)
Altmetric aggregates mentions of scholarly articles from many sources, providing a web interface to view analytics. It also provides badges that can be embedded into websites. The Altmetric tool is...
Scholarley is the unofficial Android client for viewing and managing Mendeley documents from an Android device. Mendeley users can open documents and attachments, and sort documents by artist, folder...
Select any section of a webpage in Firefox and find related scientific and research papers. A resource for any scientist, literary writer or researcher in any field.
LocationGenome is inspired by Pandora’s effort to map out the music genome, which seeks to identify, categorize, tag, and recommend music. LocationGenome would like to do the same thing for places that you might want to visit. The example offered on its site explains the obvious relation to some between organic food groceries, vitamin stores, and vegetarian restaurants. The LocationGenome API aims to help your application take advantage of this type of cross category theme.
Innovation in web service APIs is not always technical, sometimes it's about money. Such is the case with Yahoo's announcement that later this year they will begin charging for usage of BOSS (Build your Own Search Service), their search web service for developers. Given that search revenue is typically ad-driven, and that advertising doesn't typically mesh with APIs, this has meant that search APIs have been one of the most challenging classes of APIs for providers to monetize. So it's notable to see how Yahoo has chosen to tackle this: via a 'utility' pricing model, somewhat akin to how infrastructure services like Amazon Web Services charge by usage.
Organizations are continuously engaged in mining the large amounts of information that is generated daily on social networks. As is natural, they would like to understand trends and any mentions in real time. Topsy, a realtime search engine has been indexing Twitter data on a daily basis and providing the Topsy API, to sift through that information. It has now added another feather in its cap by adding public Google Plus posts to its index.
||The Lucidworks API integrates data intelligence search features with the aim to build better applications, driven by analysis. It is available in REST format with HTTP using SSL. Lucidworks is a big...||Application Development||06.29.2016|
||The Plenario integrates datasets into applications, in addition to be an open data service itself created for educational and scientific purposes. Developers can call with HTTP GET to obtain JSON...||Database-as-a-Service||06.28.2016|
||The iNaturalist API allows developers to integrate wildlife sighting data into their applications. iNaturalist.org is a website that allows naturalists, scientists, and citizens to record, share, and...||Environment||06.22.2016|
||The Barcode Product Search API provides a useful source of product data to fill a database. It provides access to UPC, EAN and ISBN searches, being publicly available and easy to search. Developers...||Barcodes||06.19.2016|