Diffbot Java Client by Wadi Chemkhi allows the user to map unstructured web data into Java classes or manipulate into raw JSON. This Client provides three receiving methods: using Jackson's pojo marshaling to fill Java classes with JSON data, using JSONObjec to manipulate raw JSON, and using JsonNode for raw JSON data manipulation.
APImetrics has announced the launch of the APImetrics API Performance Test Solution, a new kind of end-to-end API testing and monitoring service that tests an API's functionality and speed of response using complex, authenticated API calls. Most API testing services typically check to see if an API is online by pinging the API address and then reporting the latency of the ping. Using API calls allows the APImetrics service to provide comprehensive monitoring and analysis of the actual performance of APIs.
FullContact has announced the CardShark API. The CardShark API allows users to "to send images of business cards to FullContact, and...receive back a response containing transcribed structured contact data." The advantage the API method of optical character recognition over competitors lies in the ability to send contacts to devices and applications beyond the device that captured the initial picture.