Daily API RoundUp: NASA, MapFruition, Hedgeable, ProPublica Campaign Finance

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We've added twelve APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Astronomy, Politics, Mapping, and QR Codes. One highlight today is an API provided by NASA that allows programmatic access to a database of sounds recorded in space. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

ProPublica is a not-for-profit journalism organization. The ProPublica Campaign Finance API allows developers to retrieve data from U.S. Federal Election Commission filings and other sources. This data includes summary information for candidates and committees. Database is updated daily. The ccc API is listed under the Politics category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Politics APIs.

Hedgeable provides private wealth management services. Hedgeable API allows developers get client data and analytics, build custom UI and applications, and outsource wealth management capabilities to Hedgeable. The Hedgeable API is listed under the Financial category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Financial APIs.

Integrate with Hedgeable wealth management features via API
Hedgeable was the first retail wealth management platform to invest clients in bitcoin. / image: Hedgeable blog

Drum ShareAnywhere is WebRTC solution. The Drum ShareAnywhere API provides developers a way to embed a Web meeting solution directly into their application. The API utilize HTML5, CSS3 and WebRTC. The API is listed under the Meetings category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Meetings APIs.

Blue Refraction provides website testing and monitoring services. Blue Refraction Site Audit API lets developers perform an audit of a page's design, links, W3C compliance, security etc and more to produce a rating and report of the issues. This API is listed under the Testing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Testing APIs.

NASA Mars Atmospheric Aggregation System (MAAS) API allows users to access weather and weather related data on Mars. The data is provided by NASA's Curiosity Rover and includes temp, atmospheric pressure, humidity, wind direction.

API provides weather data from Mars Curiosity Rover
Weather measuring tools on NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover gather data which is made available via API / image: NASA JPL

NASA Space Sounds API gives users access to audio files derived from a variety of space phenomena. NASA's audio files are also on SoundCloud, but this API serves to make access to the raw audio data easier.

Get programmatic access to raw data files of space sounds, such as radio emissions of Saturn recorded from Cassini in 2002. / NASA/Soundcloud

The NASA APIs are listed under the Astronomy category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Astronomy APIs.

The Phteven API is a joke translation service that allows users to translate text from regular English into "Phteven English". For the most part, it simply exchanges certain "s" phonemes for "ph" phonemes. We've listed this API under the Humor category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Humor APIs.

The METAQRCODE API provides developers a way to create their own XML metadata and put it inside a QRCode. Developers can put structured XML information on anything with this API. It is REST based. We've listed this API under the QR Codes category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of QR Codes APIs.

The BBC Content Store API allows developers to interact with BBC News content. This API is also called CANDY, short for "CPS and Dynamic". It allows users to retrieve news content by category or by world region. The API is listed under the News Services category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of News Services APIs.

MapFruition is a provider of geospatial, GIS/GPS, and technical business solutions. MapFruition Geocoder API lets developers transform addresses and place names into geographic coordinates. The reverse geocoder enables turning a geographic coordinate pair into a meaningful address and/or place name. Results are returned in GeoJSON format. The ccc API is listed under the Mapping category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Mapping APIs.

SENSORPRO is an email marketing service that includes tools such as auto-responders, welcome series, trigger emails, subscriber scoring, SMS, and surveys.The SENSORPRO API allows developers to integrate these services into their own systems and applications. The ccc API is listed under the Email category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Email APIs.

The IP Bouncer API gives developers access control for any visitor's IP address, based on a set of rules. Ruling system allows the ban of a specific user, an IP range or an IP based in a specific country. IP Bouncer provides an easy IP blacklisting mechanism as a service. The ccc API is listed under the Application Development category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Application Development APIs.

Joy Culbertson Joy Culbertson is a Content Producer, Writer, and Community Officer for ProgrammableWeb. She has been producing web content in the business technology sector since 2001. When she's not tweeting about APIs she enjoys watching baseball and exploring new places.

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