7 New APIs: Recipes, SMS, EDI, Freelance Programmers, PM, and Twitter Photos

John Musser
Oct. 10 2009, 12:21PM EDT

This week we had 7 new APIs added to our API directory. The latest include a recipe API with access to 170,000 recipes, a bulk SMS API, an API for sending EDI (electronic data interchange) messages,an API for finding freelance programmers, an API for selling custom on-demand merchandise, an API for project management tools, and an API for sharing photos on Twitter. Here is more on each of these new APIs:

BigOven RecipeBigOven Recipe API: BigOven is a social network about food that aims to make you a better cook. The BigOven API lets you search over 170,000+ recipes by ingredient, title and other criteria, get recipes and recipe reviews, and get detailed ingredient information. You can get and update grocery lists. Support for XML and JSON formats in a REST-based API.

BulkSMSBulkSMS API: BulkSMS offers bulk text messaging delivery to 166 countries worldwide via a simple HTTP API. Multiple routing and pricing options.

ECGridOS EDIECGridOS EDI API: ECGridOS is a Web Services API for EDI communications. ECGridOS provides send, receive, and tracking of EDI messages via a single, un-metered attachment point. ECGridOS "confers the full power of a VAN on your applications."

GetafreelancerGetafreelancer API: Getafreelancer is a resource for finding freelance programmers or looking for freelance jobs; thousands of skilled programmers are available for hiring. The Getafreelancer API allows users and developers to access all the public information from the website's database. (Note this is now called Freelancer.com)

PrintfectionPrintfection API: The Printfection services lets you sell your own branded merchandise in a custom store front: upload your designs, create your products and start promoting. Printfection also handles printing and fulfillment. The Printfection API lets you manage your account, stores, products and images as well as provide Print On Demand merchandise and eCommerce functionality to your website.

TaskbarnTaskbarn API: Taskbarn gives users project management tools. Some features include the ability to organize project tasks to list, communicate with members through private messages and project feed, share files, links and assets, invite clients, colleagues, and friends to collaborate, and access projects from anywhere via the internet. The API allows developers to use the tools in their application.

twitsnaps twitsnaps API: Twitsnaps is a service that allows users to share their photographs from their twitter accounts. The Twitsnaps API can be used to upload photos or get data about the photos. The API is free and available for use.

John Musser

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"...a bulk SMS API, an API for sending EDI (electronic data interchange) messages,an API for finding freelance programmers..." A super breakthrough in one feature: sending bulk messages online. Useful list :) .

I drop a leave a response when I appreciate a article on a website or if I have something to contribute to the conversation.

It is caused by the passion communicated in the post I read.

And after this article 7 New APIs: Recipes, SMS, EDI,

Freelance Programmers, PM, and Twitter Photos. I was moved

enough to post a thought ;) I actually do have a couple

of questions for you if it's allright. Is it just me or does it seem like a few of the comments appear like they are coming from brain dead individuals? :-P And, if you are writing at other online sites, I would like to follow anything new you have to post. Would you list every one of your community sites like your twitter feed, Facebook page or linkedin profile?