The USA Today Ruby library can access the Census API data with an API key. Features of this API include ethnicity, housing, population, and race from the 2000 and 2010 US census. USA Today API displays results of news articles since 2004 in XML and JSON formats. This wrapper can be found on the official USA Today site, and it was authored by author Derek Willis on GitHub.
SOA Software is bringing the flexibility of a distributed cloud storage service - like Amazon Web Services - to the enterprise, and manageability via API. The latest service in a run of recent announcements from SOA Software, the new Datacenter API Platform is expected to be announced today at CloudExpo in San Jose. ProgrammableWeb caught up with SOA Software's VP of Product Marketing, Sachin Agarwal at API Strategy and Practice for a pre-briefing.
The New York Times has been gaining momentum in opening up its vast stores of information via APIs such as the TimesPeople, Article Search, and Real Estate APIs and mashups such as Represent (our coverage on Represent). Now the media giant has taken another step forward by implementing a new service that leverages its Newswire API (our Newswire API Profile).