In the BigOven Recipe site, users can find recipes, plan menus, and make grocery lists with the goal to facilitate mobile access from iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows phone. The BigOven Recipe PHP library by Chris Pliakas access the API services of recipes, ingredients, and grocery lists. This library can be installed with composer, dependency manager for PHP at https://getcomposer.org/
It's always exciting to see those outside the web industry using an API to improve their sites. NY Times First Look blog has a great example of what Dallas Public Library has done with the Best Sellers API.
Covering over 200,000 foods and dishes, MyNetDiary's API provides two services to integrate right into your application: FindFood ( 0.5 cents a query) and GetFoodDetails. The input format is HTP request parameters or SOAP. Output format is JSON or SOAP. Food lookup results are sorted by popularity.
It’s after five o’clock, and you’ve got a weird rash running up your arm. You call your doctor, but instead end up talking to an after-hours operator, who jots down notes, hangs up and then calls the doctor for you. Ringadoc feels patients would rather interact with their doctors directly, so it has developed an automated answering service that lets physicians receive and manage after-hour voice messages from patients. The company just released the Ringadoc API to help keep these interactions HIPPA compliant.