The number of available web search APIs has been reduced in recent months; Google and Yahoo have shut down a number of their web search APIs. This is the first part of a two-part article covering the state of web search APIs. The second part highlights search APIs provided by Google and Microsoft.
The release of DreamFactory 2.0, a free open source REST API platform, allows client-side developers re-use RESTful APIs across multiple projects. They can now tap into a universal data access layer to power their application since the back-end work is already taken care of.