Mashups using the same API (8)
Time for a review of some of the more interesting new mashup arrivals. Over 25 new mashups have been added in the past week alone. Subject matter includes games, sports, news, music, shopping, pets and others. Click here for the full list by date.
For decades, public radio in the United States has provided accessible news and educational content to millions of listeners. Despite its popularity, traditional radio has a local broadcast range and limited opportunities for interactivity, and the rise of online social media has challenged public broadcasters to redefine their roles for the Internet age. National Public Radio (NPR), which produces popular programs such as All Things Considered and Talk of the Nation, has been a pioneer in embracing web technology by making its content available through a rich, standards-based API. Until now, the API operated much like a broadcast radio station, as it could only be used to retrieve content from a central location. However, NPR has taken a major step toward incorporating the read-write capabilities of the web for content delivery, with its announcement of a new feature called API Ingest. This update which will allow authorized stations to not only download programming, but to post content to the NPR API.
ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer
||The ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer API provides an application programming interface to the search engine and database that powers Nonprofit Explorer. The Nonprofit Explorer includes data on 1.6...||Non-Profit||02.16.2017|
||The ProPublica Congress API returns: Roll-call vote data, tracked by official Congressional data sources, Member data for current and past members of Congress, Standard bill summaries and details,...||Government||02.16.2017|
Texas State Water Plan
||This API powers the interactive state water plan application. All methods are available via standard HTML requests and are CORS-enabled so that cross-browser requests can be made. All water volumes...||Water||01.30.2017|
||The Airvisual API integrates air quality index and air pollution with a coverage in more than 60 countries, including 11,000 government stations. AirVisual data is returned in a standard and...||Weather||01.25.2017|
Associated Press Breaking News
||This API allows you to retrieve a list of available Breaking News categories and then request content for a specific category. The AP Breaking News API is a selection of international and national...||News Services||01.16.2017|