77 New APIs: 4Chan, WhyGo and Vayant

Wendell Santos
Sep. 09 2012, 08:00AM EDT

This week we had 77 new APIs added to our API directory including a video conferencing service, airline scheduling and pricing service, secure payment service, creative portfolio service and marketing campaign effectiveness service. We also covered an API that helps build basic web applications, how Behance gives talent an international platform and an API to see where tax dollars go. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

4chan4chan API: 4Chan is a forum for image posting and discussion. Users can post images to different threads, separated categorically into themes like videogames, anime, music, and more. Users can reply to images and comments with more images and comments. The pasteboard format is simple and does not require an account or login. The 4chan API exposes information from the pasteboard’s threads. Developers can use it to retrieve content from 4chan. It is a RESTful API that returns JSON-encoded data.

4GuysFromRolla.com4GuysFromRolla.com API: ASPFAQs is a publicly available reference service provided by 4GuysFromRolla.com to assist developers working with ASP.NET. The FAQ pages are available on the website, or they can be accessed programmatically using SOAP calls. Function exist for retrieving FAQs, retrieving FAQ categories, or retrieving FAQs by category.

AdvogatoAdvogato API: Advogato is designed to be a community site for free software developers as well as to serve as a testing ground for the use of trust metrics for peer certification. The peer certification system allows members of the site certify each other, specifying one of three skill levels. Then, the trust metric takes the whole pile of certificates and decides a trust level for each member.

The Advogato API provides programmatic access to all of Advogato's functions, including authentication, blog manipulation, obtaining certs, and test functions.

AlfrescoAlfresco API: Alfresco is an enterprise content platform for storing and sharing important documents such as strategic plans, customer profiles, sales presentations, invoices, and contracts. It also features social tools that let people within a company share and discover content the same way they do with social media. Alfresco can operate as a cloud-based system, accessible even from mobile devices. It readily integrates with MS Office, Apple iWork, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs, and more. Many of Alfresco's features are accessible programmatically using REST and JavaScript APIs.

Allied WalletAllied Wallet API: Allied Wallet provides global e-commerce merchant services and payment processing solutions. Allied Wallet’s series of APIs allow customers to automate online payment processing, process transactions, and more.

AppNowGo!AppNowGo! API: AppNowGo! is an app development platform. It helps businesses and developers create web apps easily. Its features include wizards to assist users in transferring data from spreadsheets to applications that can store the information and process it more easily. These wizards also allow users to customize their app’s functions and deploy it anywhere online. The AppNowGo! API exposes the entire platform’s functionalities. The API is based on a RESTful protocol and is available to all users with accounts.

Arts HollandArts Holland API: Arts Holland is a consortium of Dutch cultural organizations dedicated to developing tools to guide tourists through Holland’s art landscape. The Arts Holland API, available in a RESTful interface, is described as a digital container in which a range of data on tourism and culture in the Netherlands is collected.

Bearmini Public HolidayBearmini Public Holiday API: Bearmini Public Holiday is a web service that provides information on holidays in Japan. It can be used to determined whether a specified date is a holiday, get the English and Japanese names of a specified holiday, get the dates and names of all holidays in a given month, or get the dates and names of all holidays in a given year. These service are accessible programmatically using SOAP calls in XML format.

BehanceBehance API: Behance is a website for creative professionals to share their work. Popular with photographers, artists and designers, the site allows its users to create portfolios of work and show current projects.

The Behance API makes available much of the site's content. Developers can search and browse Behance users, discovering them by name, location or keyword. Completed projects and works in progress are also searchable via the API, which uses REST with all calls returned in JSONP.

BitextBitext API: Bitext develops software that makes it possible for machines to understand natural language. The Bitext API is a suite of multilingual semantic services. Currently four semantic service are available: entity and concept extraction, sentiment analysis and text categorization.

Utilizing NaturalExtractor technology, entity extraction finds names and other meaningful entities in the text and classifies them according to type. Concepts are meaningful text extracts such as ideas, objects and abstractions.

Sentiment analysis classifies how the author of the text is feeling towards the subject they are writing about.

Categorization simply classifies text into different categories according to a predefined dictionary.

The API functionality is aimed towards developers who process user generated content like customer experience management tools or customer voice analytics. The API works in standard HTTP Post requests and output formats are represented as JSON, XML or CSV.

Bulletin ConnectBulletin Connect API: Bulletin.net is a developer and supplier of product and service for messaging (SMS Text, IM, MMS and email) between mobile devices and web applications. The Bulletin Connect API allows developers to integrate SMS messaging functionality into their applications so they don't have to manually send SMS Texts. The API functionality includes 2-way and threaded messages, bulk messaging and SMPP 3.4 protocol for carriers. Bulletin charges a small fee to use the application as well as SMS rates.

Bulletin MessengerBulletin Messenger API: Bulletin.net is a developer and supplier of product and service for messaging (SMS Text, IM, MMS and email) between mobile devices and web applications. The Bulletin Messenger API is a simple RESTful SMS API allowing developers to send SMS messages to their application users. The API functionality includes Microsoft Outlook integration, support for global shortcoding and multiple user admin tools for companies. It also envelops worldwide coverage and pricing rates that depend upon international location.

BuzzoolaBuzzoola API: Buzzoola is an online video storage and distribution platform. Buzzoola features analytic reports on video distribution and viewing, tagging functions, and other media management features.

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

CashOrTradeCashOrTrade API: CashOrTrade is a platform on which users can sell, trade, or put our requests for concert tickets. The service also includes forums to organize ride-sharing, housing in concert cities, and post lost and found items. The CashOrTrade API enables users to integrate the the post and request feed into 3rd party websites and mobile applications as well as post ticket listings.

CFEngineCFEngine API: CFEngine is an IT infrastructure management framework. It can automate IT functions and make them more accessible to different business departments in a single enterprise. The software keeps IT in check with four different stage-monitoring systems: build, deploy, manage, and audit. This allows all staff to understand the IT system’s lifecycle. The CFEngine API is a feature of the Enterprise product. It allows developers to create automated data feeds and other integrative functionalities.

ClickmeterClickmeter API: The service monitors responses by recipients of marketing communications to allow evaluation and comparison of their effectiveness. It detects click events on promotional email and other online marketing resources, estimates overall traffic volume, and reports on conversion events resulting from communications. It also detects click-fraud to evaluate reliability of traffic analytics.

API methods support creating links to allow traffic monitoring, including links specifically for conversion events, specific campaigns, specific languages, and other elements of an overall marketing campaign. Methods also support retrieval of links with specific URL patterns to allow both aggregated and detailed reporting on traffic logged.

Crummy DownhillCrummy Downhill API: Downhill is an online tool for finding the shortest path between two weblogs or for finding weblogs that match a string prefix. Users can also do lookups against the weblog ecosystem data on which Downhill is based, or pick random weblogs from the dataset. The Downhill XML-RPC API allows users to access this functionality using a programmatic interface.

CurbwiseCurbwise API: Curbwise is a service of Dataomaha.com, a collection of interactive projects from the Omaha World-Herald and Omaha.com. Curbwise provides real estate information and data to the Omaha area, including sales statistics and valuations. Billed as The World’s Least Advanced API, the Curbwise API responds to any latitude and longitude within their geographic range with the neighborhood name and some basic descriptive stats.

eHabitat WPSeHabitat WPS API: The eHabitat Web Processing Service (WPS) is a web-based tool for assessing potential environmental changes due to anthropogenic activities, especially changes affecting protected areas. In particular, eHabitat's modeling services allow users to assess the likelihood of finding equivalent habitats either presently or in the future. Programmatic access to eHabitat WPS is available in the form of a SOAP-based API.

EMS Master CalendarEMS Master Calendar API: The service provides online access to a shared, centralized event calendar allowing individuals and groups to coordinate activities. Each listing gives date, time, and location, along with details describing the event and directions. The service can be configured to provide additional information, as desired.

API methods support listing of event bookings with details about venue and room needs and amenities, room setup options, and availability of facilities. Methods also support reserving specific venues and payment processing.

Fanggle Qwoosh/SpreevoFanggle Qwoosh/Spreevo API: Fanggle provides cloud applications across various industries including retail and CPG, Non Profits, Automotive, Libraries, Media and Publishing, and more. The Qwoosh/Spreevo API is a coupon application that uses mobile and social medias to provide location based contextual coupons and also combines web, and e-commerce channels to get offers to patrons quickly. Access to the API is available after joining the Licensing and Partnership program.

FiftyOneFiftyOne API: FiftyOne is global commerce solutions provider. Their services include technology and service platforms for international retail. FiftyOne’s products are intended for U.S. based retailer. Their solutions include features for international customer experience, logistics, finance and risk, and customer care. Customers can view parcel tracking, receipts, and more, on their terms. The FiftyOne API exposes the parcel tracking functionality for integration with businesses’ logistics.

FillAnyPDFFillAnyPDF API: FillAnyPDF is a form-filling service. It helps users take information from disparate sources and collocate them into a single PDF document. Text from Microsoft Word, for example, can be simply uploaded into the FillAnyPDF form. Also, multiple users can collaborate on and sign a single document. The FillAnyPDF API exposes the platform’s entire functionality. It is a RESTful API that returns XML-encoded data.

Forté GroupForté Group API: The FortéGroup provides solutions for IT management. Their services include software development and hiring help. For software development, they provide custom product for enterprise, mobile, and will do quality testing on it before deployment. Their hiring help features include helping businesses craft a strong sense of their needs and approach to recruitment. Their API exposes an automated management platform. Developers can use to retrieve and feed its analytics to third-party or backend software. The API is based on RESTful protocol.

FriendpasteFriendpaste API: Friendpaste is a fast service that enables users to copy and paste a code snippet, recipe, or anything else and give the link to their friends. This allows information to be easily and quickly shared without the need for file creation, uploads, or e-mail accounts. Friendpaste's functions are accessible programmatically using RESTful calls in JSON format.

Frommer's UnlimitedFrommer's Unlimited API: Frommers.biz helps businesses with travel products and services including content strategy, travel guide content, images and slideshows, multi-lingual search engine optimization, and other services. The Frommer's Unlimited API provides users with photos and slideshows, geo-data, and a database with points of interest, events and travel advice that users can integrate into 3rd party sites and mobile applications. The Service uses REST calls and returns data in XML format.

GinkGink API: The service logs communications between a GPS device and global positioning system satellites to allow analysis and interaction with its history of activity. An application can use the data to track movements and status of the device over time including definition of geozones within which it has reported status. Alerts can be configured based on variations from patterns of device activity accumulated.

API methods support uploading both event and status data exchanged between a a GPS device and a satellite. Methods allow either real-time access to data as it is logged or later retrieval of data accumulated over time. Data logged include most recent and historical position, events logged over time, distance traveled, etc.

GoMobileIQ HeadlightGoMobileIQ Headlight API: Headlight combines online mapping, routing, email and customer notifications into a online application. The Headlight API considers these fields and generates optimized routes for delivery. Functionality includes standard format returns allowing for adjustable billing, upload to handheld devices, and CSV returns saved for access in DropBox.

HealthData.govHealthData.gov API: The HealthData.gov is a service of the U.S. government and provides data about health, medicine and related topics (including Medicaid). The HealthData API is used to provide software developers with programmatic access to the contents of the data catalog. The API can be used to find recently added datasets, to search the catalog, to download the contents of the catalog for analysis, or to build a new data catalog tool.

Helsinkikanava Open DataHelsinkikanava Open Data API: The Helsinkikanava Open Data API provides open and free-to-use access to the Helsinki city council meeting video recordings and associated metadata. The data is primarily targeted towards developers who wish to embed or include the recordings in their own applications. All resources are accessible using RESTful calls in JSON or JSONP.

Inspection Support NetworkInspection Support Network API: The Inspection Support Network is a business management platform focused on commercial and residential property inspectors. The Inspection Support Network has made their API available in both SOAP and REST systems.

Israel Ministry of Finance TaarifIsrael Ministry of Finance Taarif API: The Israel Ministry of Finance provides the Taarif API, which gives users programmatic access to data on Israeli tariffs. This API is accessible using SOAP calls issued in XML format. Functions are provided for retrieving customs rates system tables, customs rates texts, customs rates HS Codes, customs rates quotas, and additional texts for HS Codes. HS Codes (Harmonized System Codes) are part of an internationally standardized system of names and numbers for classifying traded products.

java.blogsjava.blogs API: Java.blogs is a group aggregation site for blogs that regularly discuss Java technology. Users can easily sign up and add their own blog to the site's feed. The java.blogs API allows users to search the website and to notify java.blogs that their blog has updated using XML-RPC calls.

Keyring Keyring API: Keyring is a customer rewards program platform. It helps businesses develop convenient loyalty programs for customer engagement. Keyring is a mobile app for mobile device users to stash all of their reward program apps in one place. It also allows these users to receive coupons and register for new rewards programs. For businesses, Keyring offers development and deployment features to manage and improve their rewards programs. The Keyring API exposes their business platform and allows developers to manage their apps through it.

KnowledgeShiftKnowledgeShift API: KnowledgeShift is a workflow management solutions provider. They offer mobile learning technologies, workflow automation, marketing solutions, and more. They also provide workshops for training purposes. These can be accessed as PowerPoints, in-person workshops, and mobile simulations. Their other mobile offerings include content viewers, document conversion tools, and more. Their API exposes their sales and marketing automation tools. Developers can use them to integrate with backend or third-party software.

Koupon Media Koupon Media API: Koupon Media is a mobile coupon delivery platform. They provide coupon delivery and campaign management solutions for retailers and businesses. It offers several layers of fraud protection and numerous reporting features. Koupon will timestamp patrons’ acquisition, activation, and redemption of deals for businesses to see in real time. Koupon Media provides an API that exposes campaign management functions. It is a RESTful API that returns JSON and XML-encoded data.

LocalGuidingLocalGuiding API: LocalGuiding is a service that allows tourists to book travel excursions offered by local tour guides. LocalGuiding offers travel bookings with local guides for numerous cities around the world.

The LocalGuiding API allows developers to access and integrate LocalGuiding's tour and guide data with other applications. Example API methods include searching tours, booking tours, and confirming orders. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email partnership@localguiding.com for more information.

LocalWikiLocalWiki API: LocalWiki is an online platform that allows users and communities to create and share local knowledge, news, and content about their communities.

The LocalWiki API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of LocalWiki with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing users, adding, deleting, and editing wiki content, and retrieving files, maps, and images.

LogVRPLogVRP API: LogVRP is a multiple stop, multiple destination, route planner designed to make transportation logistics easier. It will calculate the cheapest route, shortest route, and plan an entire fleet to complete pickups, deliveries, and customer requests. The LogVRP API enables users to upload destinations and fleet information as well as download performance data.

MarketRulerMarketRuler API: ConversionRuler is an online advertising campaign tracking and reporting service. It can be used to track pay-per-click campaigns, email campaigns, banner advertising, affiliate/partner links, or any type of online traffic. ConversionRuler also extracts keywords automatically to see how people are reaching a site.

The MarketRuler APIs include an XML-RPC API and the JavaScript-based Action API. The XML-RPC API provides programmatic methods for gathering site and report information, as well as for report creation, status-checking, and downloading. The Action API determines a user's identification with ConversionRuler and then notifies the server outside of the user's web session that a particular action took place. This API is useful for commerce applications which perform transaction processing off site.

MetaCPANMetaCPAN API: MetaCPAN is a service to search the CPAN repository of Perl modules. Perl programmers can search MetaCPAN by keyword, module author or category. The MetaCPAN service is also made available via API (and yes, there's a CPAN module to access MetaCPAN).

Developers can search the MetaCPAN API by six different fields: author, distribution, favorite, file, rating and release. There is also an advanced feature to join across multiple search types.

The API is RESTful, with data returned as JSON or JSONP with a callback.

MmjMenuMmjMenu API: MmjMenu provides medical marijuana dispensaries with a point of sale system, a patient management service, and inventory tracking. The MmjMenu API enables users to view active menu items excluding on-hold items, list on-hold items, list unconfirmed patients, and view other information. The Service uses REST calls over SSL and uses API Tokens for authentication.

NetDNANetDNA API: NetDNA provides a high-end SSL that provides online security without sacrificing performance. The NetDNA API is an XML-RPC based programming interface for many of the most requested functions found in the NetDNA Control Panel. The API includes functions to create, modify, and delete zones as well as prime and purge cache files. It can also list and update users, and create all of the various reports.

New Dawn JustWareNew Dawn JustWare API: The service provides information tracking and sharing resources for police and other criminal justice agencies as well as courts, corrections departments, state data repositories. and related institutions. It provides for workflows and business rules needed to manage cases across steps in complex processes while monitoring and reporting status. A network of certified developers is available for secure handling of legally sensitive and security-conscious applications.

API methods support secure access to application logic, processing of system updates based on predefined business rules, and web-based interactions with related systems.

NimbixNimbix API: Nimbix is a cloud-based supercomputing platform. It is aimed at meeting big data processing needs for diverse industries such as bioinformatics, finance, weather and climate, physics, and more. Institutions and researchers can upload all of their information or feed it directly to NImbix. Then, with instructions from the user, Nimbix will process all of the data behind the scenes. Nimbix’s API exposes their cloud infrastructure for integrating data feeds.

OfficeshotsOfficeshots API: Officeshots is an online service where professionals can compare the outputs of different office suites for their own documents. A document may look nice on screen while being manipulated in its native application, but if the exchange formats are not implemented correctly, it might look like a sloppy mess to the person receiving it. Officeshots helps prevent this by comparing the outputs and other behavior of a wide variety of applications. The Officeshots API makes these functions available programmatically using XML-RPC calls.

OpTierOpTier API: OpTier is a big data solutions provider. Their services help industries such as finance, manufacturing, insurance, and more, process huge amount of transactional data. Their Application Management Platform (APM) tracks and integrates all business transactions into a workflow model. The data can then be processed and turned into insights for all shareholders in the company’s performance. The OpTier API is available for integration with complementary products and automating transactional data processing.

OverwolfOverwolf API: Overwolf is a service that allows users to integrate social applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and IM clients into video and mobile games.

The Overwolf API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Overwolf with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include resizing windows, retrieving information from games, and creating files from games.

PayChoice Payment GatewayPayChoice Payment Gateway API: PayChoice is an Australian payment gateway service which allows merchants to process credit card and direct debit payments from their customers with or without a merchant bank account.

The PayChoice Payment Gateway API allows developers to access and integrate the PayChoice functionality with other applications and websites. Some example API methods include testing credit cards, processing payments, and managing account information.

Project KenaiProject Kenai API: Project Kenai is Sun Microsystem's connected developer destination where developers can host open source projects and code, as well as connect, communicate, and collaborate with like-minded developers. Users may set up a profile, start or join projects, discuss projects on forums, host their code, post downloadable project files, and more.

Project Kenai's functions and resources are accessible programmatically using RESTful calls in JSON or JSONP.

ReLinkReLink API: Relink allows users to collect, manage, and publish the content they have on the web. The service includes a URL shortener and access to Web Containers. The API contains tools to encrypt, check the status or uploads, container linking, bank checks, merge relinks, and other services. The service uses REST calls.

Risk I/ORisk I/O API: Risk I/O is a vulnerability management platform. Its features allow businesses to keep better assess their risks. Risk I/O centralizes all of the data and metrics businesses wish to have processed for risk assessment. Then it can sort the information according customized benchmarks, prioritization, and more. Risk I/O also offers a bidirectional API for importing manually discovered data and exporting it’s the platform’s findings. The API is based on a RESTful protocol.

Route4meRoute4me API: Route4me was designed to help business and individuals plan trips more efficiently. The service is designed to reduce travel time, save on vehicle expense. The Route4me API allows users to plan a route, view routes, check the distance between points, and use a single address geocoder as well as a batch geocoder. The Service uses REST calls and returns XML. Access requires an API key.

SalesBinder InventorySalesBinder Inventory API: SalesBinder is a cloud-based inventory management platform, empowering businesses of all sizes to improve data organization for inventory, customers, sales leads, estimates, and invoices. The SalesBinder API provides a RESTful interface for customers looking integrate their applications with the SalesBinder inventory management features.

ScrumNinjaScrumNinja API: ScrumNinja is a programming project management service that is designed to increase efficiency, increase productivity, and create greater transparency in highly complex projects. The ScrumNinja API allows access to all of the project data by using RESTful calls. The service uses a secure SSL connection and is available on a tiered pricing scale.

SecondHandSongsSecondHandSongs API: SecondHandSongs (SHS) is a reference database for original artists and cover artists of songs. It was designed to settle the question of who performed the original version of a particular song and who covered it. SHS tries to be as complete as possible (including not only the performer and song title, but also songwriters and original releases) and orders the data in a reusable and maintainable way. The SecondHandSongs API offers programmatic methods for searching the database of performances and works, as well as for retrieving information on artists, performances, releases, and more.

Shuffler.fmShuffler.fm API: Shuffler.fm is an online music magazine that is created and curated by music bloggers on the web. Shuffler.fm allows users to search and discover music from blogs and music sites to hear new music and see what the music trends on the web are.

The Shuffler.fm API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Shuffler.fm with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving lists of tracks and tracks, retrieving blogs, searching, and accessing artist information.

SilkSilk API: Silk is a web content creation and management platform. Users can organize their web content and add features and characteristics to their web pages with Silk functionality.

The Silk API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Silk with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFlwLXVOOXkzb1N5TDR....

SKGA Golf HadicapSKGA Golf Hadicap API: The SKGA Golf Handicap is a mobile app that allows users to list and lookup their handicaps on different Slovakian courses. The API itself is RESTful with responses formatted in XML.

SlipStreamSlipStream API: SlipStream is social media for television. Clients can use it to aggregate multimedia into a single channel for sharable viewing. A Unified Content Guide allows users to choose from broadcast, on demand, and personal content viewing. Users have other powerful viewing experience features at their disposal such as tagging, SmartSearching, remote recording, and more. SlipStream provides metadata integration for content and includes an extensible recommendation engine. The SlipStream API allow for cross-platform integration. Developers can use it to configure third-party and middleware software to their channels.

Slipstream SASlipstream SA API: Slipstream SA is a South African social network. It aims to connect car lovers and automotive fanatics all around South Africa in one website. As an online automotive community users can create profiles with customized information and images. The site allows users to friend each other or business pages. Posts and conversations appear in a Facebook-like feed. Slipstream SA provides an API for developers to create apps that interact with the social media. Interested developers must register their apps to receive an app ID. The API is RESTful and returns JSON-encoded data.

syncrhonize.tvsyncrhonize.tv API: The service provides capabilities to share information about video programs playing on a display to other devices and system management resources. It aims to allow coordination among devices by indicating exactly what program is playing and how much has elapsed from the beginning on any specific TV or video display. Applications can then coordinate or offset displays on other devices. Another service provides keyword content analysis of television programming that plays on a device.

API methods support submitting the UUID (universally unique identifier) for a set top box (STB) or connected TV to retrieve the program identifier and offset in seconds from the beginning for the show playing on the device. Methods for the content analysis API include retrieval of words contained within a television program playing on a specific display.

Tango CardTango Card API: Tango Card provides digital gift cards to major stores, both online and physical. Tango Card allows the recipient to use their value exactly how they want – they can select a premier gift card, they can divide their value among Brands, they can use some today and save the rest for another day. They can also donate to a non-profit organization. Tango Card value can be used via the web or from almost any mobile device.

The Tango Card API provides SDK wrappers to quickly incorporate gift cards into your reward, loyalty, and engagement applications.

TargetPay Mister CashTargetPay Mister Cash API: TargetPay is a web based payment system accessible to websites and mobile sites. The Mister Cash API enables users to integrate the TargetPay online payment system into web shops and mobile applications. The service is based in the Netherlands but available internationally. The service has no setup or monthly fees but usage over 500 payments a month will require a licensing agreement.

TaskJunctionTaskJunction API: The service provides online tools for project management and tracking of activities. It aims to provide core functions familiar from commercial project management tools through an online toolbox for managing task and event data. Tools include task creation with start date, end date, duration, dependencies, and assignments to project team members. Tools include reporting and charting through both web and mobile interfaces (limited to the Android OS).

API methods support creating, listing, and updating projects and tasks within projects. Methods for managing tasks include monitoring and updating status, setting task priorities, and assigning tasks to project team members.

TelogisTelogis API: Telogis provides a scalable fleet management system to help improve asset utilization, driver safety, and reduce labor and fuels costs. The Telogis API is available in JavaScript and several other formats including a ASP.NET and Silverlight package. A free trial SDK is available with registration to the developer zone.

The CancerThe Cancer API: The Cancer API (CANAPI) was designed to make it it easier to collect, follow, and share emerging innovations in the research field as well as all other available information. The service collects information from institutions, businesses, individuals, and aggregates it to be used in a standard format. The data can be accessed and republished or used in mashups as needed. The API is currently in private Alpha.

TillifyTillify API: Tillify is a web based point of sale cash register. Merchants can use the service to access cash or credit card payments without needing their own backend systems.

The Tillify API is currently in private beta and allows 3rd party developers to access and lookup up customers at the point of sale, accept payment, store digital receipts and return consumer purchasing metrics.

TotangoTotango API: Totango is a customer engagement platform. Their services allow app developers and businesses to measure and improve user engagement. This helps developers and business accelerate user retention and revenue production. The features include analytical tools for big data processing as well as segmentation and engagement tools. The Totango API exposes the service’s information updating functionality. The API is based on a RESTful protocol and is available to clients with accounts.

VayantVayant API: Vayant provides the travel industry with search and fare pricing technology for its search engines. The Vayant API uses an algorithm to calculate and construct schedules,fares,taxes, and availability of airfares within proprietary databases. The API returns JSON or XML, and the API is a feature of most of the Vayant services including OneSearch, FastSearch, and others.

Washington Post Campaign FinanceWashington Post Campaign Finance API: The Washington Post Campaign Finance API is a collection of resources that represent a fraction of what is available from the Federal Election Commission financial data. The API will eventually represent all of what the FEC has.

The FEC data is thorough, but is presented in a hard format to use. The API functionality is designed to alleviate that issue for the developer by abstracting the tougher data. This allows developers to build applications quickly instead of sifting through FEC data.

Washington Post White House VisitorsWashington Post White House Visitors API: The Washington Post White House Visitors API has stored White House visits since January of 2009. Currently, The Post has more than 2.2 million loged visits with more being added quarterly. The Washington Post White House Visitors API expresses RESTful API calls and responses formatted in JSON.

WebSequenceDiagramsWebSequenceDiagrams API: WebSequenceDiagrams is a subscription-based sequence diagram creation service. The completed diagrams can be downloaded as PDF or SVG files and intelligently split across pages for easy printing. WebSequenceDiagrams provides advanced features such as extended text descriptions, stats, and parallel items. WebSequenceDiagrams can be integrated with other services using RESTful calls in JSON format.

WeedDealsWeedDeals API: WeedDeals provides daily deals for local marijuana dispensaries to users Facebook, email, or twitter feeds. The WeedDeals API allows users to search for deals by city, retrieve information about specific deals, and several other functions. The service uses REST calls and will return data in JSON or XML. Access is available with an API key.

WhatWePayForWhatWePayFor API: WhatWePayFor is an online database that aims to makes information on the federal budget transparent. The DataVizChallenge is the portion of the site that provides access to the API, and challenges users to create unique interfaces through which to visualize the budget data. The Service is available using REST calls, and returns XML. Calls include retrieving budget data, aggregating data, getting population data, GDP, Debt, TaxRates, and other information.

WhyGoWhyGo API: WhyGo is a video conferencing and teleconferencing service that allows customers to book live video conferencing facilities all over the world.

The WhyGo API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of WhyGo with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving lists of prices and bookings of video conference locations, adding location data, checking availability, and booking video conference facilities. Interested developers should contact APIenquiries@whygo.net for more information.

XortifyXortify API: Xortify was developed in response to attack on the XOOPS platform by rogue malicious bots, as well as CAPTCHA and spam sweat shops where individuals are paid less than 1 USD per day to set up accounts for bots to spam websites by typing past CAPTCHA puzzles. The Xortify client stops close to 99% of spam and CAPTCHA attacks. It does so by maintaining a local ban list of bad IP addresses. Users must sign up for Xortify to access this service, but they don't need to use Xortify's software to maintain or add bans to the framework. Xortify's functions are accessible programmatically via RESTful and SOAP-based APIs.

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