The OpenStreetMap Nominatim API allows developers to perform reverse geocoding operations. It searches OpenStreetMap (OSM) data by name and address to generate synthetic addresses of OSM points. Results can be returned in HTML, JSON, JSONP, or XML. Multiple companies offer their own hosted instances of Nominatum for developer use.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Entertainment, Feedback and Writing. Highlights include an API that returns readability scores and an API for software team chat features. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.