The WebSocket API allows developers to receive Real-Time notifications about new transactions and blocks. it provides Real-Time blockchain data from Blockchain.info. Blockchain provides tools for open and accessible financial software solutions that help you build Bitcoin apps.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Databases, Blockchain and Marketing. Also new to the directory is an API for the Open Science Framework, which allows programmatic access to open source scientific research. Here's a look at the new additions.