The free-to-use Pokémon RESTful API (Pokéapi) is linked to an extensive database of Pokémon-related information- a true virtual Pokédex. PokeJava is a wrapper for Pokéapi constructed by GitHub contributor Mickeyjk, enabling Java applications to interface with the API. Currently on version 0.7, limited documentation is available, though the library itself should be easy to implement.
The video game industry is expected to top $190 billion during 2022. Developers wishing to enhance gaming experiences can find hundreds of games APIs in ProgrammableWeb's directory. Here is a list of popular video game and game related APIs that are popular with our readers and staff.
Californian startup Espresso Logic has been given $1.6 million by investors who believe the backend service provider can create the "executable napkin". Espresso Logic also promises to make using SQL databases as simple as NoSQL, CEO R. Paul Singh told ProgrammableWeb after the funding announcement.
The British government is opening up a wealth of UK government-held non-personal data with the official opening of data.gov.uk. Created with the help of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, data.gov.uk will publish government data using the Resource Description Framework (RDF) data model, making it easily accessible from a wide variety of mashups.