The free-to-use Pokémon RESTful API (Pokéapi) is linked to an extensive database of Pokémon-related information- a true virtual Pokédex. Pokegem is a Ruby gem for Pokéapi constructed by GitHub contributor Brandon Weaver, enabling a simple interface with caching available for Ruby applications.
Google has long fielded complaints of sign-in requirements associated with Google Play Games. The Google+ requirement and multiple sign-ins required for multiple games has been a hotbed of frustration. Google announced the end of both requirements as part of a Google Play Games API model change.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Email and Games. Featured today are APIs from Split for deploying targeted software rollouts and from Mailsac for testing email services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.