Mashups using the same API (8)
Computerworld has named the US Census Bureau a 2013 Honors Laureate for the development of the US Census Bureau API which was released in July 2012 and is the first-ever API released to the public by the US Census Bureau.
Microsoft this week released Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta for developers. The expanded set of open source tools should ease the pain of web programming and technical computing, and are being offered for free under the Apache 2.0 license.
The New York Times' (NYT) list of web services includes some impressive APIs that make it easier to access and track information about a range of interests, including best selling books, real estate, people, articles, and the United States Government. The NY Times development team has been incorporating feedback from users in order to make changes and improvements on a regular basis. Most recently, NYT developers answered a request from users to add information about bills and speeches to its Congress API:
||The Purple Gator's gStack API deploys trivia games and surveys without the need to build their own servers and databases, aiming for quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively processes. It supports...||Games||10.13.2016|
||The Protected Planet API integrates biodiversity and environmental data of the world areas. It is available with HTTP requests and JSON responses. Authentication is required with token.||Countries||09.28.2016|
||The World Air Quality Index AQI is an API that integrates air quality data into applications. It aims to target sensitive populations such as women who are pregnant, children of younger age, adults...||Environment||09.26.2016|
||Safecast is an international open citizen science organization that specializes in sharing information about environmental radiation and other pollutants. Safecast maintains the largest dataset of...||Environment||09.16.2016|
||The Knewin News API allows developers to access structured news content that has been aggregated from blogs, websites, and printed media from around the world. Knewin provides millions of news...||News Services||09.11.2016|