The Echo Nest Ruby Library echonest-ruby-api is a Ruby wrapper around the Echo Nest API. With the library, developers have a way to access different methods for making calls to the API using Ruby on Rails.
Spreaker gives you, the budding podcaster, niche music genre aficionado, or social justice reporter, a high powered platform to disseminate your message throughout your social network. The service, and its Spreaker API, will make higher quality podcast or radio show production a possibility for those that would otherwise not have digital mixing and arrangement resources at their disposal.
Sometimes it takes a little human intervention to make semantic applications easier to build. The Guardian newspaper has augmented its Open Platform API with unique identifiers for bands and books. In turn, the company has simplified the process of creating a mashup that uses multiple sources to focus on a single work, which may help its content spread farther.