The WebCargo Domain Check API (also referred to as the Domain Availabily API) allows you to deeply probe a domains availability. The RESTful API also uses multiple methods to check an email addresses authenticity. The API's end-point accepts a domain as the argument and performs an availability check and returns the status of the domain as a Boolean embedded in a JSON object.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Bitcoin, Science, and Animation. Highlights include the Studio Ghibli API which returns film data from the popular anime studio, and the OANDA (foreign) Exchange Rates API. Here's a look at what is new.