This API is the VOSpace (International Virtual Observatory Aliance) standard interface to distributed storage. The web service is an access point for a distributed storage network providing three main functions of the VOSpace service: Add, replace, or delete data objects in a tree data structure, Manipulate the metadata for the data objects., Obtain URIs through which the content of the data objects can be accessed and more. CANFAR is a consortium of Canadian university astronomers, Compute Canada, and the National Research Council Canada’s Canadian Astronomy Data Centre with support from CANARIE and the Canadian Space Agency.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Project Management, Banking, and Compliance. Featured today are APIs that provide data from astronomers in Canada. Here's a rundown of the latest API additions for developers.