35 New APIs: HTC, Codenvy, and MailTracker

Melody Clark
Apr. 27 2014, 08:00AM EDT

This week, we had 35 new APIs added to our API directory including a crypto-currency price platform, a learning management system, and a favicon generation service. We also explored the breakout categories of APIs so far in 2014.

Apperian App Inspections Apperian App Inspections API: Apperian is a mobile app management platform with a set of open APIs that handle the key elements to extend, integrate, and create additional functionality and value. The App Inspections API is used to request inspection of an application. It can also be used to acquire a previously generated inspection report. Inspections are used to screen apps for risky behavior and vulnerabilities. The inspections are performed with Appthority Platform™.

Apperian Crowdsourcing IdeasApperian Crowdsourcing Ideas API: Apperian is a mobile app management platform with a set of open APIs that handle the key elements to extend, integrate, and create additional functionality and value. The Crowdsourcing Ideas API enables users of the App Catalog to submit ideas. They can submit ideas about new apps as well as ideas for other improvements for the organization.

Apperian Downloads and InstallsApperian Downloads and Installs API: Apperian is a mobile app management platform with a set of open APIs that handle the key elements to extend, integrate, and create additional functionality and value. The Downloads and Installs API enables the download and install of native applications to a user's device from the EASE server. The user must be assigned to the applicable group to have access to the application.

Apperian Push Notifications Apperian Push Notifications API: Apperian is a mobile app management platform with a set of open APIs that handle the key elements to extend, integrate, and create additional functionality and value. The Push Notifications API is used to send users push notifications on their devices that are running native iOS and Android App Catalogs. You can send Application Update Notifications, Group Messages, and Application Messages.

ASP.NET WebASP.NET Web API: ASP.NET is a web framework for building standard-based websites. The framework supports HTML, CSS, and Javascript. With the ASP.NET Web API you can build HTTP services for browsers and mobile devices. It provides a platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET Framework. They can return any kind of content that the web supports, including JSON and XML.

BuzzSumoBuzzSumo API: BuzzSumo is a service for identifying which content performs best for a given topic or competitor. It also helps identify key influencers who are good at promoting specific kinds of content. The BuzzSumo API allows users to programmatically retrieve data on top content, top influencers, article sharers, and links shared.

Bytemark BigVBytemark BigV API: Bytemark BigV provides virtual machines on which users can host their websites or projects. Its virtual machines can have a maximum of 180 gigabytes of RAM, 16 cores, and 16TiB of storage. Using the Bytemark BigV API, users can issue REST calls to manage their users, accounts, groups, privileges, definitions, discs, IPs, NICs, and virtual machines.

Call2APICall2API API: Call2API allows users to integrate voice messaging capabilities into their contact platforms. An online editor helps users quickly build call flows and voice messages using pre-defined components. Users can send a voice broadcast in the form of a template, personalized for its recipients. Voice broadcast reports are available through the website or via API calls.

CodenvyCodenvy API: Codenvy provides cloud-based services that include public cloud-based workspaces and private enterprise clouds. It provides facilities for quickly launching projects and for embedding and distributing environments. The Codenvy API gives developers extensive access to the platform's features. These include the ability to create, manage, and retrieve information on instances, projects, organizations, factories, and users.

Coinfinance WidgetsCoinfinance Widgets API: Coinfinance provides users with a Price Ticker widget that allows them to embed price information for a given cryptocurrency on their websites or blogs. Users can set prices to appear in Bitcoins, U.S. Dollars, Euros, or Chinese Yuan. The widget can display current price information, daily highs and lows, and price movements over the last 24 hours.

Collaboration TodayCollaboration Today API: OpenNTF provides a framework for developing and hosting open source projects. The Collaboration Today API can retrieve information from OpenNTF, including the URLs for projects, the names of projects, short project descriptions, a project's creation date, the date of the last release, project owners and contributors, a project's GitHub name and URL, the person who uploaded a given release, and more.

DigitalChalkDigitalChalk API: DigitalChalk is a Learning Management System (LMS) that allows users to create and sell their own SCORM-compliant courses online. Users can customize the appearance of their courses with their company's logo and colors. They can also customize their notification emails, certificates of completions, and terms of service. DigitalChalk's REST API allows users to access and manage their data programmatically.

DogeDoge API: Doge API is a digital wallet for Dogecoins, a type of cryptocurrency. The wallet allows users to send, receive, and keep track of their Dogecoins. Doge API calls allow users to check their balance, send payments, get their payment address, get the current Dogecoin price in USD or BTC, retrieve a list of their recent transactions, and more.

FlatMergeFlatMerge API: FlatMerge is an API that helps users share Excel and flat file data. Users can upload their data files to FlatMerge, which analyzes and transforms them into OData. From there, users can query the data or metadata for an uploaded file. API users can also get a listing of their files and delete files from FlatMerge.

GreenAddressGreenAddress API: GreenAddress is a Bitcoin wallet that is designed to be both convenient and secure. Users can quickly check their balances and successful transactions from third party services without exposing sensitive information. Two-factor authentication is used for each transaction, and users can set spending limits and transaction rate limits for their accounts. With GreenAddress, users can send Bitcoins quickly via Facebook, Twitter, or SMS.

HTC Common ControlsHTC Common Controls API: HTVdev provides resources to develop ideas and applications within HTC devices. It also enables connection with HTC and other developers. The HTC Common Controls API extends the existing set of Android widgets with a suite of customized general purpose controls. By reusing these common controls, application and widget developers can create an HTC look and feel to applications.

HTC Scribe PenHTC Scribe Pen API: HTVdev provides resources to develop ideas and applications within HTC devices. It also enables connection with HTC and other developers. Providing HTC Scribe technology with HTC tables, the HTC Scribe Pen API is a framework for drawing applications. The framework provides pen controls, settings, and properties that are available to the native applications, as well as the ability to interact with the pen's buttons.

HTC Sound EnhancerHTC Sound Enhancer API: HTVdev provides resources to develop ideas and applications within HTC devices. It also enables connection with HTC and other developers. The HTC Sound Enhancer API provides access to the Sound Enhancer configuration settings within your application. With this access you can customize the audio experience and optimize sound with special settings for different media.

HTC Stereoscopic 3DHTC Stereoscopic 3D API: HTVdev provides resources to develop ideas and applications within HTC devices. It also enables connection with HTC and other developers. The Stereoscopic 3D API implements stereoscopy technology on the EVO 3D to create glasses free 3D imagery. The screen resolution is halved by blocking the stereo pair of images from the opposite eye's field of vision. This accommodates both left and right images in the display.

HTML PDFHTML PDF API: HTML PDF API is a cloud-based tool that allows users to generate a PDF file from a URL, HTML string, HTML file, or ZIP file. Any data that users upload is secured over SSL and is deleted automatically after five minutes. The service comes with a detailed reporting system that helps users keep track of how many PDFs they've created.

KEID SMSKEID SMS API: KEID SMS provides online SMS solutions for businesses, organizations, and individuals. It is designed primarily to reach people in Nigeria, but also covers 650 networks in 210 countries. KEID SMS processes 1,500 SMS per second and offers real-time delivery reports. Transactional SMS is available for banks and other such institutions. Users get their SMS units back if the SMS does not deliver successfully.

Lkd.toLkd.to API: Lkd.to is a service for consolidating the user's social networking services. It generates websites that are similar to vCards, electronic business cards that can be used to share personal contact information along with photographs, audio clips, and other digital information. Lkd.to comes with a read-only API for retrieving a user's available sites and exporting user details as a vCard.

MailTrackerMailTracker API: MailTracker provides real-time email tracking services that let users know when, where, on what devices, for how long, and how many times their emails have been viewed. MailTracker can provide such information for Gmail, Yahoo!, Google Apps Business, Hotmail, and custom SMTP accounts. Users can integrate with MailTracker via API.

Mevvy AppMevvy App API: Mevvy provides a single location from which users can search for any mobile application or tool available on Android, iOS, or Windows Phone. Their directory only includes tools that actually work, and they provide tips and tricks to help users get the best results from them. The Mevvy App API allows users to collect, track, and update information for every application available through Mevvy.

Nimblevox Click-2-DialNimblevox Click-2-Dial API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. The Click-2-Dial API enables calling directly into your website. You can monitor agent call volumes, track call traffic, and integrate into your CRM. The API dials the agent, when they answer or accept, the connection is made.

Nimblevox Fast LaneNimblevox Fast Lane API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. The Fast Lane API allows companies to give their customers access to portions of their IVR or Call Center from a web page selection. When invoked, the API dials the phone number, including any additional needed digits. A message informing the agent of the caller is played and requests call acceptance. When the agent accepts, the system calls the customer back. This decreases customer hold time and reduces communication costs.

Nimblevox serviceStartNimblevox serviceStart API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. The serviceStart API is used to invoke your custom applications. It receives the request, starts phone line, and passes request data to your application.

Nimblevox SMS ReceiveNimblevox SMS Receive API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. The SMS Receive API enables a callback to a URL you define in my.nimblevox.com. The URL is defined by configuring the SMS Receive URL for the phone number, and the callback is initiated from nimblevox. When a caller sends a text message to your nimblevox phone number, nimblebox sends the info to your url.

Nimblevox SMS SendNimblevox SMS Send API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. The SMS Send API enables using an HTTP POST request to send text messages.

Nimblevox Voice AnnouncementNimblevox Voice Announcement API: Nimblevox is a cloud communications service with Hosted IVR, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text-to-Speech, Answering Machine Detection, Outbound Dialing, SMS Solution, Service Creation Tool, and Out of the box API's. With the Voice Announcement API you can place a phone call and play a message. This can be used to send alerts, broadcast messages to customers, or to send reminders.

Qualaroo ReportingQualaroo Reporting API: Qualaroo is a service that helps users collect information about their websites' visitors. Users can create surveys for their websites and then retrieve the results programmatically using the Qualaroo Reporting API. In addition to responses, the API will also return the respondent's IP address, the page where they filled out the survey, their user agent, and other metadata, along with any information the user has previously tagged the respondent with.

RealFaviconGeneratorRealFaviconGenerator API: RealFaviconGenerator is a service for creating favicons that will work across multiple platforms. Favicons are provided for use with desktop PCs and Macs as well as for iOS, Android, and other mobile devices. The RealFaviconGenerator API allows users to integrate the favicon generator into their own CMS or web page editing services.

The Printers IncThe Printers Inc API: The Printers Inc provides fine art printing services for artists looking to sell their work online. All prints are printed on 12-color fine art printers by in-house technicians. The Printers Inc provides a Print on Demand API, which allows developers to integrate fine art printing services into their applications. It is offered as a white label service so that users can brand it with their own logo and receipt image.

Xignite GetBarsXignite GetBars API: The Xignite GetBars API allows users to retrieve intraday period bars for a given currency pair. Intraday period bars provide a visual representation of financial data that has been sampled at regularl intervals throughout a given day. For each day, the API returns the highest, lowest, opening, closing, and average currency exchange rate quotes. Currency pair data is available for the past 30 days.

Xignite GetHistoricalRatesXignite GetHistoricalRates API: Xignite GetHistoricalRates allows users to get the historical exchange rates for currency pairs. For a given date range and currency pair, the API returns the opening and closing rate quotes, the highest and lowest rate quotes, and the arithmetic average for all rate quotes. GetHistoricalRates can provide historical exchange rates from as far back as January 4, 2010.

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