The Cambridge Dictionaries Online PHP Library is one of the API Client Libraries offered for Cambridge Dictionaries APIs which can be used to retrieve dictionary data. This PHP client library can also be integrated into Python applications. Cambridge Dictionaries Online is a top online resource for online dictionary and thesaurus needs for learners of English. The Cambridge Dictionaries Online API gives developers access to a range of dictionaries and dictionary resources in a multitude of English language learning for other languages. The API provides developers unique tools to search, retrieve entries, get pronunciations, browse thesaurus topics, access the Word of the Day, and much, much more.
The line between what constitutes a platform versus an application is getting more blurry with each passing day. Applications are increasingly coming complete with SDKs that provide developers with access to APIs through which they can extend the application. Case in point is Decisyon, which recently launched a Decisyon 360 collaborative decision making (CDM) environment that makes extensive use of RESTful APIs and Web Services that are exposed via an SDK.
Publisher Pearson recently launched its new API program with three of its top titles. The new platform provides a common set of tools that developers have grown accustomed to: documentation, sample code, app showcase, blog, forum and FAQs, for example. Pearson has a lot of content to pick from with its core offerings, as well as its numerous partners, and they decided to start by launching three very different content APIs: FT Press API, Longman Dictionary API and Eyewitness Guide to London API.
The API for the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology’s (IRIS) Seismographs in Schools Program returns XML. It retrieves stations, station information, events, event information, and networks affiliated with IRIS.