Built by Andrew Page, "uber" is an unofficial Ruby wrapper for the Uber API. Using "uber," Ruby developers can integrate the power of the Uber API into 3rd party Ruby applications. Calls to the Uber API can be made to request information on available car types, driver location expressed in geo-coordinates, time estimates, estimated prices (including currency conversion when applicable), as well as user account history and activity.
DealAngel, hotel find engine, has launched a beta version of the DealAngel API. Traditionally, DealAngel provided a user-facing platform that allowed individuals to use its engine to hunt the best hotel rates. With the API, DealAngel hopes to serve as the underlying knowledge that drives 3rd party sites and apps that provide hotel search services.
In the world of fleet management, incorrect data can cost a company a lot of time and money, and in some current systems the potential for error is a little too high. Shaw Tracking's Hours Of Service (HOS) web service is an electronic on-board recording system that allows dispatchers to monitor real-time driving hours and access information such as driver logs, odometer readings, any violations and more. It's an efficient solution to the problems caused by other inaccurate manual log systems. The company makes this data available to developers via the SOAP-based HOS API.