The slack-api is a Haskell Library that works with and provides bindings to the Slack Real Time Messaging API. Authored by Matthew Pickering, users can program their own Slack bots using the functionality found in Web.Slack.
Photo APIs have long been a staple of developer applications. There are more than 350 photo APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory and almost 800 photo mashups. However, most applications integrate with photo sharing services, like the Flickr API and Instagram API, missing the real power of photo APIs. This post identifies four ways that APIs are getting smart by using image recognition technology to find faces, words and more.