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OpenCaching API

The OpenCaching API gives users the ability to query all of the data stored in the OpenCaching.com database. The service can also authorize users to update and write to the database. The API uses REST calls and will return JSON, XML, or plain text depending on which data request is sent. The OpenCaching service is a community based geocaching service with user generated content. The site is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd.

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OpenCaching: Highlights

Summary
Geocaching Data Set Service
Category
Sports
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON, XML, TXT
API home
http://www.opencaching.com/api_doc/index.html 

OpenCaching: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.opencaching.com  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
Free  
Program Fees
Free  
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
www.opencaching.com/api_doc/getting_started/terms.... 

Security

Authentication Model
OAuth 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
Yes 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
https://forums.opencaching.com/forumdisplay.php?4-General-Discussion 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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