111 New APIs: Pearson, EnClout and AirBNB

Wendell Santos
Apr. 21 2013, 08:00AM EDT

This week we had 111 new APIs added to our API directory including a form builder service, mobile application management platform, API pipelining service, in-store retail optimization service and cloud storage architecture service. We also covered a cutting edge motion controller and an API for server and website monitoring. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

123ContactForm123ContactForm API: 123ContactForm is a cloud-based form builder that allows users to build and administrate web and mobile contact forms, online registrations, surveys, e-commerce forms and any other custom form. The 123ContactForm API enables users to retrieve data about their forms, form fields, submissions and submissions count, then use them with external applications and databases.

1Map1Map API: 1Map aims to provide basic GIS services to users throughout South Africa. At this stage, users can employ an address search in which multiple layers, including street addresses and stand numbers, can be displayed. Users may also download diagrams obtained from the Surveyor General's office. All 1Map services are currently provided for free and can be accessed programmatically via REST API.

24 Pull Requests24 Pull Requests API: 24 Pull Requests is an annual initiative that encourages developers around the world to send pull requests to open source projects every day of December up to Christmas. Participants can log in with their GitHub accounts, and 24 Pull Requests will then track and highlight all of the participants' pull requests and suggest projects to work on. The site's JSON API allows users to retrieve information on suggested projects, pull requests issued, and site users.

50BTC50BTC API: 50BTC is a bitcoin mining pool. The site allows users to unite CPU and graphic card power to solve progressively more difficult blocks to create bitcoins. The earning coin are split among the pool. The 50BTC API allows users to query for account statistics and for statistics on blocks found by the pool. The Service uses REST calls, requires an account, and uses SSL for authentication.

73 Summits ErgDB73 Summits ErgDB API: ErgDB, created by 73 Summits, provides a place for users to create and share PowerAgent and Erg bicycle training workouts. Workouts use a percentage of FTP as watts, allowing users to use their own FTP when generating workouts.
The ErgDB API provides developer interface for searching and exporting workouts. Workouts are exported in .erg format. Support for Multi-Rider and PowerAgent is expected to be forthcoming. Search responses may be JSON or CSV formatted.

Aalto UniversityAalto University API: Aalto University is a new multidisciplinary university, where science and art meet technology and business. The University is located in Espoo and Helsinki in Finland.
Aalto University provides an API for Noppa, its course portal. The RESTful API allows read only access to course information. Responses may be JSON or XML formatted. JSONP callbacks are supported.

AirBNBAirBNB API: AirBNB is a vacation rental and room rental service that allows users to rent out their houses or rooms to travellers and travellers can search for accommodations by location to find a place to rent.

The AirBNB API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of AirBNB with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: https://www.airbnb.com/developers.

API2CartAPI2Cart API: API2Cart provides a unified shopping cart interface to provide customers with eCommerce integration. It allows users to perform API methods for 20+ popular shopping platforms with older and new cart versions. API2Cart takes care of secure data retrieval from multiple stores. Public documentation and code samples are available for developers to optimize work with API. API methods include order, category and product management. The service allows to add, update, find, delete store items and perform cart management methods. Specific integration requirements can be discussed via e-mail: business@api2cart.com Users can register and try service functionality for free using API2Cart Demo store.

AppGluAppGlu API: AppGlu is a platform to build, manage, and launch mobile applications. Companies can use AppGlu to create and manage their mobile applications.

The AppGlu API and SDK allow developers to access and integrate the functionality of AppGlu with applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: http://appglu.com/more.

AstutePayrollAstutePayroll API: Astutepayroll.com handles the payroll and timekeeping for businesses around the world, and offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee. The astutepayroll.com API can be used to integrate the astutepayroll.com application with third-party applications and data. The API’s also provide mechanisms that enable the user to customize the astutepayroll.com user interface with custom components and validations. An account is required with service, and approved partners will be provided with an API key.

BaseBearBaseBear API: BaseBear is an online tool to tool to allow you to create databases directly on the web quickly and without programming. The API allows users to view database information, view tables, view fields, and view records. An account si required to access the API, and an API key and SSL will be used for API authentication. The service uses REST calls and will return XML or JSON.

BIND SOAPBIND SOAP API: The service provides search against a database documenting chemical interactions, molecular molecular structures, and pathways. The Biomolecular Interaction Network Database (BIND) is a curated collection of reports from scientific literature describing molecular interactions in experimental research. Records document interaction data stored in a variety of sources aggregating researcher reports, so the service provides search across those separate repositories.

API methods support submission of a search query specifying a particular source identifier or a text string associated with a result. Methods return all records from the BIND database matching the query along with descriptive data about the result set such as number of results, the query that generated them, and the result type.

BintrayBintray API: Bintray is a social platform for community-based software distribution that allows developers to publish, download, and share software. It combines these services with a community for sharing information and binaries. Bintray provides a REST API that enables developers to interact with all of the site's functions programmatically, making it possible to integrate them with other applications and services.

biNubiNu API: biNu is a mobile application development platform. Developers can use biNu to build and manage mobile applications and use biNu as a backend service for their mobile applications.

The biNu API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of biNu to create new applications and with other applications. Some example API methods include testing applications, publishing applications, and managing applications.

bipiobipio API: Bipio gives its users the means to create cheap, dynamic endpoints (either public or private) for pipelining APIs. It does so using "Bips", which are fast, lightweight endpoint definitions for users' personal domains that receive and process content feeds. With Bipio, users can rapidly prototype application workflows, automate common tasks, or simply receive and distribute messages how and where they want them. The Bipio API operates via REST calls issued in JSON and JSONP.

Black Book OnlineBlack Book Online API: Black Book Online is a public record search site featuring over 25,000 current and verified links to free U.S. public records. Black Book Online provides an API that can be used to add property, criminal, civil, corporate, and sex offender record lookups to a website or application. The API is free, but users are required to include a link back to Black Book Online.

BoardGameGeekBoardGameGeek API: BoardGameGeek is an online board gaming community and resource. BoardGameGeek hosts reviews, ratings, translations, forums, a game marketplace, and much more. The BoardGameGeek XML API provides developer access to information including game data, user game collection lists, forum messages, and more.

BTC-eBTC-e API: BTC-e provides an online tool that allows users to freely trade Bitcoins for a number of different currencies worldwide. The BTC-e API allows users to get information about the user's current balance, API key privileges, number of transactions, the number of open orders, and server time. An account is required with service, BTC-e accepts REST calls and returns JSON, and uses SSL for authentication.

BuxvilleBuxville API: Buxville is a fast, long-running Minecraft server. They have a stable base of reliable administrators and moderators and an active, continuously-expanding community. Buxville uses a Roles system that transforms the sandbox game into an RPG that features a real economy and encourages players to interact with each other.

Buxville has its own XML-RPC API, which pulls data directly from the Buxville database. Any player with a good idea for an application or interface can request a private API key.

cisimplecisimple API: cisimple is a testing and deployment service for mobile applications. Developers can use cisimple to test and deploy their mobile applications.

The cisimple API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of cisimple with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving a list of jobs, retrieving builds, managing builds, and creating and stopping builds.

City Rewards NetworkCity Rewards Network API: The City Rewards Network combines deals and coupons from Groupon, Coupons.com, Yelp, and Living Social on their website. In addition, the company has over 1000 exclusive merchants running over 3000 daily deals. By using the City Rewards Network API, users gain programmatic access to all local deals as well as exclusive e-commerce deals, all consolidated in one service.

ClimbingWeather.comClimbingWeather.com API: ClimbingWeather.com provides pinpoint weather data for climbing sites. Weather data is pulled from the National Weather Service National Digital Forecast Database. The ClimbingWeather.com API provides a RESTful interface for interacting with the site’s area and forecast data. The API returns JSON formatted responses.

Club LogClub Log API: Club Log is a free, web-based tool for producing DXCC league tables, expedition tools, log search services, and most-wanted lists for ham radio. It also analyzes radio amateurs' log files, offering a wide range of reports to individual users and identifying large-scale trends based on all activity in the database. Signed-in users can upload, track, and refine their logs and DXing progress more closely. Each participant increases the usefulness of the database and, as a result, helps expeditions plan their future activities. Developers can access Club Log's information and services programmatically using its REST API.

Commission FactoryCommission Factory API: The Commission Factory provides affiliate network management services. Users can sign up with the site as affiliates and earn money by promoting Commission Factory, or they can sign up as merchants and use Commission Factory to start their own affiliate programs. Commission Factory's features include a simple and intuitive interface, the ability to integrate with almost any cart, secure encryption, reliable and consistent tracking, knowledgeable support, and a wide array of detailed reports.

The Commission Factory provides an API that exposes functionality for both affiliate and merchant users. This API operates using REST calls issued in either XML or JSON format.

CompraFácilCompraFácil API: CompraFácil provides a payment platform that allows any member company (Partner) to generate Referrals for payments with a debit card, online banking, or by cash. By issuing calls through CompraFácil's SOAP API, users can save purchase information, get information about orders placed, and find out the current status of an order. The CompraFácil website is provided solely in Portuguese.

DCMI Metadata RegistryDCMI Metadata Registry API: The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative's (DCMI) Metadata Registry, hosted by the National Library of New Zealand, is designed to promote wider adoption, standardization, and interoperability of metadata across diverse disciplines and communities. It does so by facilitating the discovery and reuse of metadata terms. The DCMI Metadata Registry's services are accessible directly through a web interface or programmatically via SOAP API.

DFM Market Summary DataDFM Market Summary Data API: The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is a public institution that operates as a secondary market for trading securities, bonds, investment funds, and other financial instruments. The DFM provides an API that allows users to retrieve market summary data using SOAP calls issued in XML format. The DFM website is provided in English.

Diffbot FollowDiffbot Follow API: Diffbot is a tool that identifies and extracts the main content and sections from any web page. Diffbot Follow allows users to follow the changes on any web page.

The Diffbot Follow API allows developers to access and integrate the Follow functionality with other applications and to create new applications. The main API method is retrieving web page changes.

DistimoDistimo API: Distimo is an application analytics platform. Distimo tracks and measures application performance and metrics for developer and application owner insight.

The Distimo API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Distimo with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service.

Ebook GlueEbook Glue API: Ebook Glue is a service for creating ePub and Mobipocket ebooks from HTML- and CSS-formatted text in order to make lengthy content easier to read on an iPad, Kindle, Nook, iPhone, or Android device. Ebook Glue also allows users to customize their ebooks with book covers, device-specific optimizations, custom stylesheets, content parsing, and automatic chapter detection.

Ebook Glue offers a simple REST API for performing conversion operations. GET requests allow users to convert web pages, while POST requests allow users to convert a Mobipocket, ePub, or HTML file.

Email PieEmail Pie API: Email Pie is a free and simple JSON API for validating email addresses. First, it checks to make sure the address is formatted correctly, catching things like invalid characters or missing @ signs. Then, it makes sure that the domain is configured to collect email. Finally, it checks for common misspellings. Sample code for API integration is provided in Python, Ruby, and PHP.

EnClout StemmerEnClout Stemmer API: EnClout is a group that is interested in bringing data together from multiple sources and solving the data silo issue for businesses. EnClout provides a suite of natural language processing APIs. This includes the Stemmer API, which takes text as input and provides stemmed text in JSON, XML, or HTML format. Stemming is the process of reducing words to their root form, often used by search engines that treat words with the same stem as synonyms.

EnClout Term AnalysisEnClout Term Analysis API: EnClout is a group that is interested in bringing data together from multiple sources and solving the data silo issue for businesses. EnClout provides a suite of natural language processing APIs. This includes the Term Analysis API, which takes text as input and provides lemmatized text in JSON, XML, or HTML format. Lemmatization is a process closely related to stemming. In stemming, words are reduced to their root forms and treated as synonyms based on their root. A lemmatizer, however, can also discriminate between words which have different meanings depending on their part of speech.

EnginioEnginio API: Enginio is a backend-as-a-service solution that simplifies backend development for connected and data-driven applications. Enginio manages application data as objects which are stored with additional information, including a unique ID, assorted properties, and an object type. Objects are also grouped in collections and can be linked together via object references. Developers can use the Enginio API to create, read, update, and delete objects.

enstratiusenstratius API: Enstratius provides a suite of tools to help enterprises manage their cloud infrastructure. It supports the provisioning, management, and automation of applications in all leading public and private clouds. Enstratius is available as either software-as-a-service or on-premises software. Enstratius' RESTful API enables customers to make authenticated calls against Enstratius from existing applications or third-party tools.

FoxweaveFoxweave API: Foxweave is a service that allows users to sync and migrate data and documents across all cloud and other applications and databases.

The Foxweave API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Foxweave with other applications. Some example API methods include syncing data, migrating data, and managing account information.

Free SMS GatwayFree SMS Gatway API: Free SMS Gateway lets users send text messages to groups of people through either a web interface or a RESTful API. Users can import their contacts via text list, CSV file, or by hand. They can also view past messages, sent dates, billing statements, and more. Free SMS Gateway starts users out with a free account which they may choose to upgrade or cancel at any time.

GyftGyft API: Gyft is a digital gift card platform that enables users to manage mobile gift cards and use mobile gift cards at retailers and businesses, as well as send other people gift cards with their mobile phones.

The Gyft API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Gyft with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here for API access: http://www.gyft.com/partners/.

HG DatenbankenHG Datenbanken API: HGKV is a German company that provides software called HG Datenbanken to manage information from collective agreements reached through a collective bargaining process. The software was designed for the purposes of payroll and employee management, and it allows users to organize and quickly retrieve whatever information is needed from an agreement. HG Datenbanken provides a SOAP-based interface so that all collective agreement information can be integrated directly into other applications.

The HGKV website and all HG Datenbanken documentation are provided solely in German.

HRM DirectHRM Direct API: HRM Direct is an employee recruitment system for Human Resources departments. It is designed to make it easier to attract, screen, evaluate, and hire better people in less time. Through HRM, users can instantly advertise their employment opportunities on pertinent sites across the internet. HRM’s candidate-friendly experience and career sites attract job-seekers, while its automatic pre-screening and resume grading technology identifies top candidates. HRM also comes with analytics services to track processes and monitor the efficiency of hiring practices.

HRM Direct provides an XML-RPC-based data access API, enabling internal IT resources and vendors to develop additional tools and systems that integrate the information stored with HRM.

InterNetworXInterNetworX API: InterNetworX is a domain registrar that provides real-time domain registrations, registrar transfers, and updates. Users have complete control over their domains and can register or update domain names in real-time using InterNetworX's Domain Robot. All functions of the InterNetworX frontend are accessible via XML-RPC API. Programming examples for the API are provided in PHP, Java, Ruby, and Python.

JokahakuJokahaku API: Jokahaku is a map-based service that people can use to search for products or food and find routes from one place to another in Finland. To find a specific location, users need only input the municipality and address. New locations can be discovered by specifying the desired industry. There is also a Helsinki Region Transport (HSL) route search service in which users submit their starting address, destination, and the time of day they wish to travel and receive back routes and travel instructions.

Jokahaku's functions are accessible directly through the website or programmatically via SOAP API. The Jokahaku website is Finnish-language only.

JSON BlobJSON Blob API: JSON Blob is a service that helps parallelize client/server development. Mock JSON responses are defined using the online editor, and clients can then use the JSON Blob API to retrieve and update the mock responses. Alternatively, the entire process can be accomplished using the API, which operates via REST calls issued in JSON format.

JuSScanJuSScan API: JuSScan is a daily deal site using QR Code technology to connect local merchants with customers. The JuSScan API provides a developer interface for the JuSScan platform. GET calls include daily deal lists, random deals, lists of launched cities, and much more. Results may be JSON or XML formatted.

LeadDynoLeadDyno API: LeadDyno provides online marketing services that helps users manage their affiliates and payouts and learn which online marketing channels are providing them with the best ROI. LeadDyno offers a complete REST API for integrating with websites or applications. It can be used to retrieve affiliate, lead, and campaign information or to update certain pieces of affiliate and lead information in LeadDyno.

Leap MotionLeap Motion API: Leap Motion offers a motion controller that allows users to connect the controller to their computers and control the computer by touch. The controller senses the hand and finger motions of the user.

The Leap Motion API allows developers to access and integrate some of the functionality of Leap Motion with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here for a developer account: https://www.leapmotion.com/developers.

MesCorrespondancesMesCorrespondances API: MesCorrespondances is a French chat site featuring an AI called Kairos that is designed to help users find others that they will enjoy chatting with. Kairos bases its selections on the user's interests, personality test results, and feedback on previous chats. Over time, it learns to recognize people that the user is more likely to want to chat with. The MesCorrespondances API allows users to perform chat functions, including providing feedback, using SOAP calls issued in XML format.

MessageNetMessageNet API: MessageNet is a feature-rich Australian SMS service designed to simplify business communications over SMS, fax, and pager. MessageNet touts itself as one of the most reliable, robust SMS services available. Users can integrate their applications and services with the MessageNet SMS Gateway by using their APIs, enabling those systems to use MessageNet to send and receive messages.

Miri Device DescriptionMiri Device Description API: Miri Device Description is a mobile device description service that returns information and descriptions about mobile devices, using OpenDdr resources.

The Miri Device Description API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Miri with other applications. The main API method is returning information on the mobile device.

MVU CareerForwardMVU CareerForward API: CareerForward is a self-contained online course that provides students with the opportunity to assess their career interests, explore career options, and create an educational development plan. It is designed to help students learn how to plan their work lives and career opportunities within the global economy. A SOAP-based API is provided to allow users to interact with CareerForward programmatically.

MySEOToolMySEOTool API: My SEO Tool provides Search Engine Optimization tools including client management, data reporting, automated PDF reports, and client interface branding. The My SEO Tool API provides developers with a RESTful interface for integrating My SEO Tool into applications and websites. API calls include the ability to automatically login users, access metrics, create backlinks, and create users. Responses are JSON formatted.

Nasa Exoplanet ArchiveNasa Exoplanet Archive API: The NASA Exoplanet Archive is an astronomical exoplanet and stellar data service and online catalog that collates and cross-correlates astronomical data on exoplanets and their host stars. The archive is astronomer vetted and provides tools to work with this data.
The NASA Exoplanet Archive API provides developer access to search queries. The API is accessed through HTTP calls acting as SQL SELECT statements, where calls specify data to be selected from a particular table. Default data format is CSV, but several astronomy table formats may be specified.

NavionicsNavionics API: Navionics is a location, GPS, and mapping service. Navionics provides maps, locations, and geocodes for numerous areas and in a variety of conditions (marine, skiing, etc.).

The Navionics API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality and data of Navionics with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up for API access here: http://www.navionics.com/en/webapi-download.

NHTSANHTSA API: NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) is an organization under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Its mission is to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes. NHTSA carries out this mission through education, research, safety standards, and enforcement activity.

NHTSA offers a collection of APIs that give developers programmatic access to their safety information. This includes the locations of child safety seat inspection stations, Civil Penalty Payments collected by NHTSA, complaints submitted to the NHTSA, recall information, and vehicle crash-worthiness and rollover safety data.

NodePingNodePing API: NodePing is monitoring service for websites and servers. NodePing monitors websites and servers for security threats, hacking, and browser blacklisting and notifies the owner when an instance is detected.

The NodePing API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of NodePing with other applications. Some example API methods include managing accounts, managing contacts, and retrieving and managing notifications.

NomiNomi API: Nomi is an in-store optimization service. Nomi allows retail store owners to track customer loyalty, window conversion, and in-store customer and visit information and behavior.

The Nomi API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality with Nomi with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up for more information: http://www.getnomi.com/listen.html.

Numenta GrokNumenta Grok API: Grok is enterprise-level software that provides deep analytical services, especially for machine-generated data. It finds complex patterns in data streams and generates real-time predictions to help organizations make decisions and take action. Grok's technology is based on principles of human intelligence, providing it with adaptive learning capabilities and a high level of automation.

Grok is available as a cloud service or as software. It has a RESTful API that provides programmatic access to its data for integration purposes. Pre-made libraries are available in Java, C#, Python, and JavaScript.

OCR Web ServiceOCR Web Service API: The service provides optical scanning of uploaded document images, photos, and digital images with text recognition and extraction. Optical character recognition (OCR) scanning distinguishes between image and text content in uploaded originals then generates digital text from the original content. Output format options include .txt as well as PDF, Word, Excel .rtf, and .html.

API methods support submission of a file containing a scanned or photographed page image along with parameters for desired output, including text language, output data format, color or black and white, etc. Methods return the text recognized from characters in the input image and a file name for the output document.

OCR-ITOCR-IT API: OCR-IT provides developers and organizations with backend cloud-based OCR API image processing services and documented conversion outsourcing. Images form mobile devices, PCs, scanners, or any other Internet-connected sources can be converted to searchable and editable text and PDFs.

OPENiOPENi API: OPENi is a framework for integrating applications with cloud-based services. OPENi is open-source and web-based and is a project from the European Union. The OPENi API is a single API for social driven mobile applications.

The OPENi API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of OPENi with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available yet; interested developers should contact OPENi: http://www.openi-ict.eu/contact/.

Opscode Chef ServerOpscode Chef Server API: Chef Server is an open-source system integration framework built specifically for automating the cloud. It is used for configuration management, cloud management, and continuous delivery. Chef enables users to model infrastructure as code so that they can easily and consistently configure and deploy infrastructure across any platform. Over 800 reusable cookbooks are provided for automating infrastructure.

The Chef Server API is used to provide access to objects on the Chef Server, including nodes, environments, roles, and cookbooks. It is also used to manage an API client list and the associated RSA public key-pairs.

OrgSyncOrgSync API: OrgSync provides an online campus engagement platform for education communities, connecting students to organizations, departments, and programs with the goal of improving communication, information sharing, collaboration, and reporting.
The OrgSync API provides a developer interface for customers to create campus specific processes to leverage OrgSync data and services. All API access is over HTTPS. Responses are JSON formatted.

OsmosisOsmosis API: Osmosis is a web application that allows users to get project facts and requirements by using client questionnaires. Work agreements and proposals can also be sent for completed questionnaire.

The Osmosis API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Osmosis with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving recent activities, sending recent activities, and managing client information and accounts.

PassDefensePassDefense API: Pass Defense is an online security service that enables application developers to authenticate and secure user data. The service handles user authentication,secure storage of user passwords, and monitors tool usage. The Pass Defense API allows users to create users, authenticate users, send and retrieve data, and other users. An account is required with service and an API Key is required to access the API.

PaymentEvolutionPaymentEvolution API: PaymentEvolution is a secure online payroll service aimed at small and mid-sized businesses in Canada. The PaymentEvolution Payroll API supports calculations from simple federal/provincial deductions through to more complex custom benefits and earnings. Common API requests include simple deduction calculations based on current tax tables - users can input a standard set of variables to receive the calculated result, custom deductions, benefits and earnings - to extend the API to include any number of custom calculations. An account is required with service.

PDF ConverterPDF Converter API: PDF Converter is a service that allows users to convert documents into PDFs and convert PDFs into other documents, such as Word and PowerPoint documents.

The PDF Converter API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of PDF Converter with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include converting PDFs, saving PDFs, and extracting files to PDFs.

Pearson DictionaryPearson Dictionary API: The Pearson Dictionary API includes the previously released Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English as well as the Longman Active Study Dictionary and the Longman English-Chinese Dictionary of Contemporary English. The API allows users to access data from these dictionaries including 100s of thousands of words, phrases and meanings; 100,000 words, phrases and meanings in English and translated into traditional Chinese characters; over 150,000 collocations which show words that are frequently used together; over 20,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Pizzazz EmailPizzazz Email API: Pizzazz Email is an email publishing/marketing system that allows you to build email lists, publish newsletters, and manage email marketing campaigns. Pizzazz currently offers 4 APIs: a Java API, a REST API, and FTP APIs. The REST API allows users to manage subscriber additions and deletions, track e-mail delivery in real-time, and do list and template enumeration. An account is required with service.

Popcorn.jsPopcorn.js API: Popcorn.js is a media framework for filmmakers and web developers wanting to create time-based interactive media on the web. The Popcorn.js API has methods for manipulating most technical aspects of the Popcorn framework. The API documentation has resources to create a first instance, add some extra data to media with a plugin, and understand how to write some simple Popcorn.js code.

PositionlyPositionly API: Positionly is a website analytics platform. Positionly monitors website positions, user engagement, clickthrus, keyword searches, and SEO components.

The Positionly API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Positionly with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving and managing keywords, managing users, and managing websites.

PostcodePalPostcodePal API: PostcodePal provides geo-based datasets for Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man. In addition to geographic location, available data includes streets, towns, regions, and more.
The PostcodePal API provides developer access for customers looking to incorporate features such as address lookups and distance calculations into websites and applications. Up to 100 requests per day for data without street names are free and do not require an API Key. Responses may be JSON or XML formatted.

PrintzelPrintzel API: Printzel is an iPad application for creating photo books that are professionally printed and bound in either hardcover or softcover form. An online reviewer allows users to view and share their books with friends and family and gives them the chance to order their own copy.

The Printzel API enables developers to offer printed books from within their applications, allowing end users to make books using the applications' content. Printzel handles the printing, shipping, billing, and customer support associated with the photo books.

ProxyKeyProxyKey API: ProxyKey is a project for protecting, monitoring, and customizing Wikidot API keys. It creates a server that acts as a proxy to the Wikidot XML-RPC API. ProxyKey then deploys app-specific keys that can be removed or reset easily without affecting other applications, creates custom keys with custom permission settings, monitors what each application is using keys for, and locks suspicious applications. ProxyKey's functions, like those of Wikidot, are accessible via XML-RPC API.

Publisheer Text RewritePublisheer Text Rewrite API: Publisheer.com’s social content generator tool allows users to generate unique content by replacing words from an existing set of text with synonyms. Users can customize synonym sets and specify rewriting options. The Publisheer.com Text Rewrite API provides a developer interface for automating text rewrites through POST calls.

QUANT ElectronicQUANT Electronic API: QUANT Electronic sells a wide selection of used laptops, printers, servers, and other electronic equipment, often at near-mint quality. Each piece of merchandise is tested for usability and packed carefully by an experienced staff prior shipment. Second-hand hardware that doesn't fulfill usability requirements is sorted out to be recycled. QUANT Electronic also offers brand-new merchandise acquired from instances of bankruptcy or expired leasing. Retailers' warranties apply for all second-hand hardware.

The QUANT Electronic API allows users to search for items on the website, view their attributes, comparison shop, etc. via SOAP calls.

Read The DocsRead The Docs API: Read the Docs hosts documentation, making it searchable and easier to access. The Read The Docs API allows users to get data from the site. This data includes bookmarks, builds, core items, projects, and other resources. The API is written in TastyPie and returns JSON.

ScribbleliveScribblelive API: Scribblelive provides a flexible and feature-rich media management platform that powers live blogging, real-time journalism, and on-the-fly storytelling. Using Scribblelive, users can create live blog posts and articles that include multiple types of media content in one post. Users can also feature content from Twitter and Facebook and import content from services such as YouTube and Instagram. The Scribblelive backend lets users create, moderate, curate, publish, and syndicate content into a live blog from multiple sources (e.g., text, video, audio, photos, SMS, voicemail) and multiple contributors.

ScringoScringo API: Scringo is a mobile and tablet application feature provider. Scringo offers a variety of features, such as social networking, place-based information, and messaging, for applications.

The Scringo API allows developers to access and integrate the features and functionality of Scringo with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact contact@Scringo.com for API information.

SerendioSerendio API: Serendio helps companies transform multi-structured data into insight and decisions through the use of big data, text analytics, machine learning, and predictive science. Serendio's APIs allow developers to tap into unstructured content to tag and extract entities, find relationships between entities, discover sentiments, identify topics, and classify topics. These APIs are implemented using a RESTful interface with calls formatted for either XML or JSON responses.

SiteScoutSiteScout API: SiteScout is self-serve advertising software for small brands, performance marketers, and digital agencies. It provides a straightforward, web-based platform that allows users to create and manage banner, video, and mobile ad campaigns in real time.

The SiteScout API uses REST calls to allow clients' applications to interact directly with SiteScout systems. The API implements a wide range of features, which are classified as Reporting, Audience Management, or Campaign Management (coming soon).

SOAPBuilders InteropSOAPBuilders Interop API: The SOAPBuilders Interop service is composed of a SOAP-based API along with some browser-based and RSS-formatted information that, taken together, automatically informs the user when someone updates their server implementation and runs the user's test suite for them. SOAPBuilders Interop also helps keep track of who has posted new client results, so that the user can check them out.

SOAPClient PKISOAPClient PKI API: SOAPClient provides a set of web services for working with public-key infrastructure (PKI), i.e., the infrastructure that is used to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates. SOAPClient PKI simplifies PKI operations and management by exposing Certificate Authority (CA) functionality as SOAP services. This makes it a useful software component for developers who are hosting a private CA in an enterprise environment.

SolidFireSolidFire API: SolidFire is cloud storage architecture designed to deliver a guaranteed quality of service that allows service providers to host performance-sensitive applications safely in their cloud. It integrates new primary storage seamlessly into current cloud management and orchestration layers, creating efficiencies that improve with scale. SolidFire's REST-based API enables cloud providers to automate every aspect of storage management, including deployment, troubleshooting, security, reporting, billing, and performance management.

SparkwiseSparkwise API: Sparkwise is a data visualization and metrics service for social media and website engagement. Users can add their Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, Google Analytics, and more to track audience engagement with their social media and websites.

The Sparkwise API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality with other applications. Some example API methods include managing the dashboard widget, retrieving data, and managing account connections.

SpinChimpSpinChimp API: SpinChimp is an article spinning product for article marketing. The SpinChimp API provides developer access to SpinChimp functionality through HTTP POST calls. Developers can spin articles to specified parameters, generate unspun documents from documents with Spintax, calculate word density, return query stats, and more. Result format may vary depending on method, but responses will always be returned as plain text in the HTTP response body.

Stanford HighWireStanford HighWire API: HighWire is an ePublishing service for independent scholarly works, publishers, societies, associations, and universities. The service provides a venue for the distribution of 1765 journals, reference works, and books. HighWire is provided by Stanford University. The HighWire API enables publishers to push and pull content within and across platforms. An account is required with service.

The Alife DatabaseThe Alife Database API: The Alife Database contains a listing of websites related to Alife (artificial life). Entries are automatically gathered by an intelligent search bot that scans the web using specified keywords. When a suitable page is found, its meta-tags are analyzed, and their content is inserted into the appropriate fields of the database.

Authors of sites referenced in the database are welcome to edit and update their entries. In addition, anyone is welcome to add a new entry for an Alife-related site. The Alife Database is fully searchable through the website as well as via API.

The Mod ArchiveThe Mod Archive API: The Mod Archive is a collection of music modules; the family of music files which originated on the Commodore Amiga in 1987.
The Mod Archive API provides developer access to the archive’s database. Requests can search or browse by file name, title, module ID, genre, artist, or more. Responses are XML formatted.

ThoughtFarmerThoughtFarmer API: ThoughtFarmer is a social intranet provider. A "social intranet" is an internal website where all the employees of a given company can author content and connect with each other. In this way, ThoughtFarmer creates a simple yet powerful platform for employee communication and collaboration. ThoughtFarmer provides a RESTful API that allows developers to integrate functions for adding, altering, or retrieving information from a ThoughtFarmer intranet with another website or application.

Travel Booking NetworkTravel Booking Network API: Travel Booking Network is an accommodation and ticketing platform for bed and breakfasts, hotels, hostels, university residences, guest houses, and other holiday rentals. They process bookings through their own websites, but also lend their technology out to other accommodation providers and travel websites. Travel Booking Network can set up either an API or a white label service for a client's website. The Travel Booking Network API uses RESTful calls issued in XML format.

Trigger.ioTrigger.io API: Trigger.io is a cross-platform app development service. Companies and developers can use Trigger.io to create and manage cross-platform for iOS and Android applications from a HTML5 codebase.

The Trigger.io standalone build API allows developers to programmatically convert HTML5 into built and packaged iOS and Android apps.

TTSEngineTTSEngine API: TTSEngine is a text-to-speech web service that also offers custom voices for text-to-speech commands in applications and websites.

The TTSEngine API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of TTSEngine with other applications. The main API method is translating text to speech read aloud.

TxtBearTxtBear API: TxtBear lets authors publish documents online. It aims to provide a series of useful tools, but also allows users to extend the platform with user software. Additionally, the site offers the ability to monetize documents by incorporating ads into online viewing. The TxtBear API allows users to upload, manage, list and delete documents. The service uses REST calls and will format returns in: JSON, JSONP, XML YAML, txt, RSS, Atom, HTML.

U.S. National Library of Medicine ChemSpellU.S. National Library of Medicine ChemSpell API: The ChemSpell Web Service API is a chemical names spell checker and synonym look-up provided by the National Library of Medicine. When a chemical name is submittted, ChemSpell returns a list of chemical synonyms if the name is recognized and a list of alternate spelling suggestions if it is not. This is a free SOAP API providing XML formatted responses.

UmanoUmano API: Umano is a publishing service that takes content from the web and turns it into a story read aloud by professional voice actors. Publishers can turn their content into podcasts, audio books, and more with Umano.

The Umano API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Umano with other applications. Some example API methods include embedding the Umano player, playback of recordings, and listing stories.

UnbounceUnbounce API: Unbounce is a self-serve hosted service that provides marketers doing paid search, banner ads, email or social media marketing, a way to create, publish & test promotion specific landing pages without the need for IT or developers.The Unbounce API allows users to query for accounts, sub-accounts, domains, pages, page groups, and leads. The service uses REST calls, and returns JSON. An account is required with service and an API key and SSL are used for user authentication.

University of British Columbia LabsUniversity of British Columbia Labs API: The University of British Columbia (UBC) science department provides the Labs API, which allows users to retrieve information about the UBC's laboratories. The information available through this service includes each lab's ID, title, category, building, address, room, description, capacity, and appointment length. The Labs API is accessible via SOAP calls issued in XML format.

University of RedditUniversity of Reddit API: University of Reddit is a community of people looking to teach and learn, in the form of an online collection of free and accessible courses. The University of Reddit API provides a developer interface for automating access to University data. Exposed resources include metadata describing classes, lectures, users, and the catalog. All responses are JSON formatted.

Unshorten.ItUnshorten.It API: Unshorten.It! is a URL unshortener that takes the uncertainty out of clicking on shortened URLs. It analyzes the website at the end of a shortened link and provides the title and description tags, a screenshot, and safety ratings provided by Web of Trust for the target website. The service will also alert users if the website is found in the HPHosts blacklist. Unshorten.It! provides a free public API that lets developers unshorten URLs in their own applications.

URL2PictureURL2Picture API: URL2Picture takes full-page screenshots or thumbnails of any website for inclusion in web pages, blogs, applications, or mobile apps. The RESTful URL2Picture API allows users to generate thumbnails with a defined viewport size and a custom delay between the page loading and the screenshot being taken. URL2Picture supplies copy, paste, and run code examples in .Net, PHP, and Ruby.

USASearch JobsUSASearch Jobs API: USASearch is a service provided by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). It hosts the USASearch Jobs API, which allows users to access a list of current job openings with federal, state, and local government agencies. Jobs are searchable by keyword, location, agency, schedule, or any combination thereof. The API operates via REST calls issued in JSON format.

USOSUSOS API: USOS is a student management information system used in Polish institutions of higher education.
The USOS API provides a RESTful interface for interacting with data on courses, users, faculties geographics, and much more. Functionality such as data storage and messaging may be automated as well. Default response format is JSON, though XMLMAP and XMLITEMS are supported to translate JSON data to XML. JSONP is supported for callbacks, though CORS is preferred.

VistarmediaVistarmedia API: Vistarmedia is a place-based advertising platform. Advertisers and brands can use Vistarmedia to place ads in applications and websites to reach customers by location. Publishers can use Vistarmedia to monetize their applications and content.

The Vistarmedia API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Vistarmedia with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact info@vistarmedia.com for more information.

VocalwareVocalware API: Vocalware lets developers speech-enable any web or mobile application by using cloud-based text-to-speech service to generate and play audio in real-time. To use Vocalware, applications must have access to an internet connection fast enough to stream 48kbps audio. Vocalware provides an API that allows users to generate audio and control audio playback programmatically. The API is available using JavaScript/HTML5, ActionScript (Flash), or HTTP-REST so that it can be incorporated into any application.

WarlightWarlight API: Warlight is a customizable online strategy game of world conquest. The Warlight API provides developer access to Warlight features. The API can be used to automate multi-player game creation, customize maps, invite players, query game data, and much more. Results are JSON formatted.

WattpadWattpad API: Wattpad is an application for web, mobile, and tablets that allows users to create and share stories. Wattpad also allows users to read stories and interact with the authors within the application.

The Wattpad API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Wattpad with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving story lists, retrieving story character information, and retrieving story categories.

Webthumbnail.orgWebthumbnail.org API: Webthumbnail.org is a free webservice for capturing website screenshots. Users simply enter a URL into a form, which generates code for embedding the thumbnail image on a website. The Webthumbnail.org API provides a developer interface for automating screenshot captures and display. Image output format may be requested as png, jpg, or gif.

World TextWorld Text API: World Text is an SMS and communications company that provides bulk SMS, two-way SMS, M2M SMS, and inbound SMS services. They are often used by emergency services and other critical operations where delivery is essential. World Text provides REST, SMPP, and SMTP APIs that allow users to access all of their text messaging services from other programs or applications.

WormBaseWormBase API: WormBase is an international consortium that provides the research community with accurate and up-to-date information on the genetics, genomics, and biology of Caenorhabditis elegans and related nematodes. This information can be freely browsed or searched on the WormBase website. It is also accessible for integration with other websites and applications using a REST API.

WSIndexWSIndex API: WSIndex is an index of links and resources related to web services. It includes links to tutorials, existing web services, relevant blogs, etc. Currently, there are over 1600 links in the index. WSIndex provides an API that allows developers to search WSIndex's links programmatically. The API uses SOAP calls issued in XML format.

Young BelfiusYoung Belfius API: Young Belfius (known as "Belfius Jong" in Dutch or "Belfius Jeunes" in French) is a Belgian financial institution that provides products and services to individuals younger than 25 to help them with the daily management of their money. It provides services and information for creating a budget, saving money, getting loans, etc. The Belfius API allows users to access the website's services programmatically via SOAP calls. The Belfius website can be viewed in either Dutch or French.

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