October 13, 2010
CalorieKing has launched "a Web service which enables other developers of weight management applications to readily incorporate CalorieKing's more than 65,000-item food database". The CalorieKing database is the primary source of the well-known book "The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter". Initial API details at our new CalorieKing API profile.
A team at Indiana University created Scholarometer to "facilitate citation analysis and help evaluate the impact of an author's publications." The crowdsourced data created through the Scholarometer platform is available through the Scholarometer API that allows developers to track certain authors through name, citation, disciplines, relevance, and other metrics.
Merriam-Webster, the household name in dictionaries, launched the Merriam-Webster Dictionary API last week. The most trusted name in dictionary/thesaurus references has decided to make its resources available to developers through the new API. Merriam-Webster is making eight different resources available via the API.