5 New APIs: From Cheap Domain Names to Food and Nutrition Data

John Musser
Aug. 22 2009, 11:21AM EDT

This week we had a range of new APIs added to our API directory including the 5 outlined here. They include an API that gives you access to a comprehensive food and nutrition database, an API for registering domains cheaply, an online document signing API, one for managing subscription-based payment services, to one API for managing APIs like these. Here's more detail on each of these new entries:

FatSecretFatSecret API: The FatSecret Platform API gives you access to a food and nutrition database, and exercise and weight management tools to enhance your site or applications. Use the JavaScript or REST API to build customized applications on any platform.

NameCheapNameCheap API: NameCheap offers a domain name registration service for developers. The NameCheap API is "an arena for developers who wish to build web or desktop apps that integrate with their NameCheap account. It allows users to access account data from NameCheap.com and offers features like domain check, registrations and renewals from within applications."

RightSignature RightSignature API: RightSignature provdes a service for online document signing. The RightSignature API gives users the same service to use in their projects and websites. Documentation and example code is provided, along with example uses of the API.

SpreedlySpreedly API: Spreedly gives web applications "an easy way to handle subscription-based services. The service works through many well-known payment gateways, including PayPal and SagePay, to complete fast, secure transactions. The Spreedly API offers the tools to integrate its payment service into websites or apps."

3scale Networks3scale Networks API: 3scale Networks offers an on-demand infrastructure platform that lets online businesses manage their open APIs. These services include access control, monitoring, billing and payments. The 3scale API offers the tools to integrate 3scale for compatibility.

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Thanks for featuring RightSignature, the easiest, fastest way to get documents signed. With RightSignature, parties make real, handwritten signatures using a mouse or on the iPhone touchscreen, creating legally-binding agreements. Our powerful API allows you to easily integrate electronic signatures into your organization's document workflow or build innovative applications for the RightSignature user community.

Registering for a domain is one of the most basic aspects of developing a site, yet at the same time, it can be vital to a site's success. If ranking high on search engines such as Google is of high priority, then it would be advisable to register an "exact match domain".

Next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn't disappoint me just as much as this one. I mean, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you would have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something that you can fix if you weren't too busy searching for attention.