The Font API access font and glyph level details using REST protocol. Developers can build a font manager or incorporate the application into a workflow to provide font preview options. Font Editing tools are also supported. Along with REST, formats include HTTP, JSON, JSONP, and XML. Key is required to authenticate. This API is provided by Everything Fonts, a Font tools service and marketplace.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Genetics, Japanese, Astronomy, and Patents. Highlights today include several APIs for Japanese search engine Goo, and an API for accessing near-earth objects data from NASA. Here's a rundown of what's new.