72 New APIs: Aetna, PrivacyChoice and US Census Bureau

This week we had 72 new APIs added to our API directory including a health and drug information Portal, real-time traffic application, consumer recommendation service, video social network and an application privacy policy creation service. In addition we covered the US Census Bureau's API and an API that lets you speak like Yoda. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

AdStackAdStack API: AdStack is a real-time advertising Platform that optimizes and changes advertising within email marketing campaigns depending on the audience.

The AdStack API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of AdStack with other applications. Public Documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: http://adstack.com/sign-up/.

Aetna CarePassAetna CarePass API: CarePass by Aetna is an online portal that allows users to access health data, provider data, medicine information, and more health information.

The CarePass API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality and data from CarePass with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving claim information, searching and retrieving FDA and drug information, and accessing medicine pricing.

AllyveAllyve API: allyve All-in-One is a Software-as-a-Service that unifies APIs from 10 popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Xing to provide web businesses (website and apps) with an All-in-One API for social media Integration. There are additional software development kits (Java, PHP, .NET) for a fast implementation and beyond that, allyve provides 9 different Social Plugins for more user interaction.

With the API developers can give their visitors a way to log on its existing profile on social networks to disseminate content to their site and viral way to communicate with friends on these networks. The API provides profile and friends data of the visitor, such as name, address, interests (social graph) and address books. The site and documentation are in German.

APIfyAPIfy API: APIfy converts data that exists in HTML tables and Wiki pages into JSON APIs. The JSON is cached to make the APIs run faster and the APIs can be called from Ruby/Python/ Node.js/Mobile apps or directly from JavaScript using JSONP. The API is intended for use on small datasets for which no API currently exists such as a list of favorite TV show episodes. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Autodesk AutoCADAutodesk AutoCAD API: The Autodesk AutoCAD API allows users to access and edit their DWG files from any computer or mobile device using only a web browser. This allows designers and engineers to access their plans at all times without having to print out copies or carry a Flash drive. The need to back up one's files is eliminated as well, since all versions of the DWG files are stored on a timeline for easy access and auditing.

Bambuser oEmbedBambuser oEmbed API: Bambuser is a video sharing service. It is designed for individuals and brands to stream live video feeds over social media sites like Facebook and Tumblr. Bambuser can capture and save videos, and allows users to set up profiles and events. It also has a mobile interface.

The oEmbed API allows users to embed their video streams on other web sites and applications including mobile. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

Beat the TrafficBeat the Traffic API: Beat the Traffic by Triangle Software is web and mobile application that provides live traffic information on road maps in over 130 metropolitan areas. Beat the Traffic uses real-time data from multiple sources, including the US Department of Transportation.

The Beat the Traffic API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality and data of Beat the Traffic with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include accessing and retrieving speed data, route information, and images from traffic cameras for integration into other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: http://www.trianglesoftware.com/?page_id=95

CarsolizeCarsolize API: Carsolize is an online travel booking engine suited for small and mid-size travel agencies. Their software allows agencies to boost commissions via B2C, B2B, and B2B2C. Carsolize can offer agencies customized solutions from a meta search engine for online reservations to a comprehensive and customized online booking software. The XML API allows developers to access this functionality and incorporate it into an independent and branded solution. Full documentation is not publicly available.

Chess Pastebin Chess Pastebin API: Chess Pastebin is a webservice for sharing the outcome of chess games with friends. As a pastebin, anyone can add documentation of his or her chess game, without logging in or submitted additional personal information. Players simply copy the text documenting all the moves of the chess they wish to share, and plug it into the pastebin. Each move becomes hyperlinked for other users to see the players’ positions on the board. The RESTful API exposes the website’s game-posting functionality. It will return a unique ID for each game for recall. Developers must request an API Key from the site's manager.

Confident Image-Based AuthenticationConfident Image-Based Authentication API: Confident Technologies provides image based Authentication solutions for mobile devices, applications and web sites. This API gives developers the means to create image-based authentication services. It generates a single use password by asking users to identify which pictures fit into their previously chosen, secret authentication categories. Developers can customize and integrate their approach using the API. Client libraries are available for Classic ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, Java and Python. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and Text.

CUAHSI WaterOneFlowCUAHSI WaterOneFlow API: The service handles exchanges of hydrologic data between servers, databases, and applications for data sharing and analysis. It provides a specialized flavor of XML known as WaterML. Provided by a consortium of university hydrology programs, it is part of a Hydrology Information Service (HIS) that documents and supports research in water supplies and environmental activities within many watersheds studied by affiliated researchers.

API methods support retrieval of a list of sites studied with information objects and metadata summarizing location and conditions. The API also returns variables tracked and values logged.

DeviceIdentifierDeviceIdentifier API: The service polls a mobile device and provides information about its capabilities and desktop configuration. It detects a range of over 500 capabilities including operating system, Javascript support, supported image sizes, table support, and others.

API methods support submission of a request specifying the mobile browser user-agent and the desired format for returned data. The API responds with detailed specifications for the system submitting the request for use in configuring display options to maximize device-specific compatibility.

DrugleDrugle API: The service provides a semantic search engine for authoritative information on pharmacology and medical drugs free of provider bias. It provides a general reference tool for health-care providers, patients and families, researchers, and medical students. Health information systems can implement the service as a component of decision support technology.

API methods support submission of search queries and retrieval of results. Integration demos illustrate incorporation of the service with health information sites.

eWebvision YouraniumeWebvision Youranium API: The service provides a gateway that connects enterprise applications to Short Message Service Center (SMSC) to generate SMS text messages from web and backoffice services. Actions in other systems can trigger SMS messaging to any mobile number (GSM or CDMA device). Options include customized sender name and scheduled messaging.

API methods support management of contact lists and address book, with individual or bulk messaging. Methods allow integration to trigger messaging based on events in line-of-business applications. Methods also support long-format SMS and Flash messaging.

Extravaganza CityExtravaganza City API: ExtravaganzaCity is a group buying business that caters especially to Latinos through their website and a mobile platform. Cities they serve range from the greater New York-New Jersey area to Albuquerque, Miami, and San Juan. They offer deals in many categories, including health and fitness, photography, and entertainment. Users buy deals from merchants through Extravaganza City, and redeem their purchases with emailed vouchers or on their mobile devices. They offer a RESTful API for developers to integrate the site’s entire functionality with third party apps or websites. The API returns XML and JSON formatted data.

FileCatalystFileCatalyst API: FileCatalyst is a rapid file transfer service. It employs a custom protocol that is designed for accelerated file transfer and is immune to packet loss and latency. The speed of file transfer scales with the available line speed, up to a full 10 Gbps. The FileCatalyst JavaScript API offers the ability to implement an accelerated file transfer application from within a web browser.

Freecode DataFreecode Data API: Freecode is a database of Linux, Unix, and other cross-platform software and apps. The repository holds catalogue of technical definitions of mostly open-source applications and a history of each project’s release. Freecode also publishes its own content on the culture and craft of coding. The API exposes the site’s database for developers wishing to access information such as releases and screenshots for different applications. It is a RESTful API that returns JSON and XML formatted data.

Fulcrum MobileFulcrum Mobile API: Fulcrum Mobile is a text message marketing company specializing in custom development of SMS/text messaging solutions. The Fulcrum Mobile platform allows users to create and schedule messages as well as send to individuals and in bulk. Fulcrum offers an SMS API which gives developers access to an SMS Gateway with shared shortcode or add a dedicated shortcode. Public documentation is not available.

geoPlugingeoPlugin API: The service detects a web visitor's IP address and provides the user's global location, with varying accuracy depending on the country of origin. A companion service uses geocoding to return information about services and places near the detected user location.

API methods support submission of a detected IP address and return a range of geolocation information, including country, region, city, latitude and longitude, currency code and symbol, and current exchange rate. The geocoding API provides specifications for business and places nearby a submitted latitude and longitude.

Gothere MapsGothere Maps API: The Gothere Maps service provides access to continuously updated maps of Singapore. These maps are designed specifically to assist commuters and include both public transportation info and driving directions. Cost estimations are provided for taxis, parking, and similar expenses. Users can also employ custom location markers and geocoding services, as well as search for nearby amenities.

Idsecat Advance Release CalendarIdsecat Advance Release Calendar API: The Statistical Institute of Catalonia produces official statistics in the fields of the economy, demography and society. Idescat exposes some of its data via a collection of REST APIs. Idescat's APIs offer methods for third-party programs to be able to obtain information from the Statistical Institute of Catalonia and integrate it in other services.

This API lets users access information from Idescat's Advance Release Calendar. The calendar shows the publication dates of Idescat's statistical production. The dissemination dates offered by this API allow users to minimize the number of requests and to make use of the rest of Idescat's APIs. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML, JSON, PHP and iCal.

Joey Calca's Post to FacebookJoey Calca's Post to Facebook API: The Post to Facebook API - provided by HackedExistence's Joey Calca - allows users to create a button for making one-time posts to the end user's Facebook Wall. Unlike Facebook's Open Graph API, the end user doesn't have to grant the Post to Facebook app special permissions to post to their Wall. The button used to make the one-time post can be replaced with any text or image the user desires.

JotletJotlet API: The Jotlet JavaScript API can be used to build rich calendar functionality directly into a webpage. Users have the option of sharing some or all of their calendars with friends, family, and co-workers. A color-coding feature is provided to help organize and filter events. If desired, calendars can be synced to Microsoft Outlook.

Looking4ParkingLooking4Parking API: Looking4Parking is the UK’s leading airport parking comparison service. This service covers all 26 major UK airports and over 200 UK airport parking products. The API lets developers integrate Looking4Parking with their own systems and apps. The API exposes data for booking, information and availability. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.

My Cycling LogMy Cycling Log API: My Cycling Log is an online tool for tracking a cyclist's rides. It also support team or group ride tracking. The API allows the user to post stats on new rides, retrieve lists of saved rides, enter bike model information, or retrieve saved bikes.

MyVidsterMyVidster API: MyVidster is a social video website. It allows users to share, view, and collect their favorite videos. Users add videos to their collection by bookmarking them to MyVidster from around the Internet. Users are also capable of exploring other users’ videos and collections. Users can explore by keyword search, tags, or featured collections. The RESTful API exposes functionality for posting and retrieving videos from the site. It returns data in XML format.

NaCTeM GeniataggerNaCTeM Geniatagger API: The service provides text mining functions to academic researchers in the U.K. It polls large collections of published text documents to retrieve instances of specified concepts and terms and discussions relevant to those ideas. It aggregates results from a range of more specialized services mining sources, especially in medical fields such as MEDLINE.

API methods support submission of a text string providing a set of terms or text passage for analysis. Methods generate semantic cues relevant to the input string and retrieve matching documents from academic publications.

Name.comName.com API: Name.com provides internet domain name registration and web hosting services. They offer a reseller API that allows users to incorporate domain registration as an option or ancillary service to an existing site. The API provides methods categorized by domains, orders, DNS, nameserver and authentication. The API uses RESTful calls and responsese are formatted in JSON.

NCSU Scholarly Publications RepositoryNCSU Scholarly Publications Repository API: The service provides access to source citations and other metadata about publications logged in the repository. The Library provides this machine-readable access to extend and connect the repository's information to formats other than those currently provided.

The API supports submission of search queries as HTTP requests that specify CGI variables. Methods return a response in XML that other applications may transform or format as needed.

NearMapNearMap API: NearMap is a media company that creates high quality PhotoMaps of cities that are kept current via monthly updates. Changes over time can be observed using the TimeView Function. Locations can be viewed from the side when the viewer is zoomed in to building-level detail.

The NearMap JavaScript API provides a way for web developers to embed NearMap in any web page, as well as customize the embedded map and create mash-ups. The NearMap JavaScript API is modeled on the Google Maps API and implements, with certain modifications, a subset of its features.

Nice Time on IceNice Time on Ice API: Nice Time on Ice is a National Hockey League information hub. The site organizes links to the NHL’s official statistics and other hockey sites to provide a comprehensive and scaled perspective on teams’ performance. This includes information scores, player reports, time on ice, and more. Their API provides developers access to all of these resources. It runs on a REST protocol and responds with JSON data.

Nimsoft CloudMonitorNimsoft CloudMonitor API: The service provides data and charts reporting uptime, availability, and performance for designated online servers and services. Available as a web dashboard or via API, it accepts designated URLs which it tests periodically logging response times and effectiveness.

API methods support submission of a URL to test and retrieval of performance reports generated by tests performed from different servers located around the world. The API also gives access to historical reports for the designated service and ability to update performance logs, trace routes for contacts to a specific IP address, and geolocation of IPs.

OnAppOnApp API: OnApp is a cloud services platform. OnApp provides its users access to a global content delivery network. Service providers and businesses can employ it for scalable cloud based functions to extend their content delivery services or storage. Their API is RESTful and provides JSON and XML formatted data. It is intended for integration with third-party applications.

OngageOngage API: Ongage is an email marketing platform. Ongage is a platform that allows users to use multiple email service providers to reach audiences based on geography and other characteristics.

The Ongage API allows developers to integrate the functionality of Ongage with other applications. The Ongage API allows full control of email sending, management, and reporting. Public documentation is not available; API access is available with service.

ORCID ORCID API: ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor ID) is scholarly non-profit organization. They aim to resolve the difficulty of name ambiguity in scholarly communications. As an international and interdisciplinary collaborative effort, they are trying to develop a scheme for linking and identifying research objects such as grants, papers, and patents. Their API is provided in two tiers, both RESTful and providing access to the information in the ORCID database. It returns results in JSON, XML, and HTML.

PayAnywherePayAnywhere API: PayAnywhere is an online and mobile application that allows users to accept and process credit card statements on smartphones and tablets.

The PayAnywhere API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of PayAnywhere with other applications for mobile or web. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact developers@payanywhere.com for API access.

Payfirma Payfirma API: Payfirma is a payment solutions provider. Their products are intended for businesses to offer flexible payment options to their customers. These services support online vendors and physical locations and include solutions such as mobile point-of-sale systems, ecommerce payments, and billing. For developers with accounts, Payfirma provides XML standards-based APIs that expose customer data and ecommerce functionality. They also provide APIs to developers for integration with other or new services.

PelagiosPelagios API: PELAGIOS (acronym for: Pelagios: Enable Linked Ancient Geodata In Open Systems) is an open data initiative for geodata about the ancient world. The data and cooperative is based on a consortium of ancient world studies institutions such as Google Ancient Places, Perseus Digital Library, and LUCERO. Their API exposes the database function. It is an HTTP API that returns JSON, JSONP, and XML formatted responses.

Pelican Climate ControlPelican Climate Control API: Pelican Wireless Systems deliver products for energy management issues. Their offerings are geared primarily to HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) energy management in the commercial and hospitality industries. Their Climate Control API exposes the functional interface of their Internet Programmable Thermostats. It exposes the remote control system functionality to change the thermostat. It is an HTTP-based API and returns XML formatted data.

PixorialPixorial API: Pixorial is a video creation, collection, and curation application for both web and mobile. Users can collect videos, store them, create videos, and share them with their friends and family.

The Pixorial API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Pixorial with other applications. Some example API methods include embedding videos, editing videos, and sharing videos.

PrivacyChoicePrivacyChoice API: PrivacyChoice is a service that helps companies create and integrate privacy policies for websites and applications. PrivacyChoice includes automatic ad-tracking and analytics notices and links.

The PrivacyChoice API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of PrivacyChoice with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact contact@privacychoice.org for more information.

PrivacyScorePrivacyScore API: PrivacyScore is a service that scans websites for third-party tracking activity. The privacy score is based on how websites handle personal and tracking data.

The PrivacyScore API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of PrivacyScore with other applications. The API returns the list of data collectors seen through panel and spider scans.

QRtagQRtag API: QRtag offers a free and easy method by which anyone can create and implement QR codes. A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is a type of matrix barcode that has increased in popularity in recent years and can be scanned by a number of mobile devices. QRtag provides methods for creating, exporting, and printing custom QR codes. These services can be accessed using either a JavaScript or HTML API.

Readability Metrics Readability Metrics API: The service provides indicators of reading difficulty and level for a text passage submitted. Applications can upload a selection of text and receive in return a selection of measures: Automated Readability Index (ARI), Coleman-Liau Index, Flesch–Kincaid Grade Level, and others.

API methods provide for submitting a text string representing the passage to be analyzed. The API then returns reading difficulty measure(s) specified in the request along with some descriptive indicators of the passage size and word composition.

Remy Sharp's TinyURLRemy Sharp's TinyURL API: Remy Sharp's TinyURL API is a service that allows users to post URLs to Twitter that are first compressed using TinyURL. The API allows the dynamic creation of TinyURLs on the fly via JavaScript. This is an unofficial API and is not provided, supported, or endorsed by either TinyURL or Twitter.

Resort Data ProcessingResort Data Processing API: The service provides vacation property management functions for hotels, resorts, timeshares and condo rentals, RV resorts, and campgrounds. Services include website hosting, management of accommodation options, reservations, and booking. It also provides tools for backoffice functions like general ledger and auditing.

API methods support listing accommodations available with pricing and date selection, with booking of reservations and payment processing. Methods also support reservation lookup, updating, and cancellation.

Rewd.coRewd.co API: Rewd.co is a URL shortening tool. Users copy and paste unwieldy links into Rewd’s homepage box which recasts it in a smaller URL. Furthermore, Rewd.co can minimize multiple URLs at once with a Multi Shrink function. Other additional features include URL customization and a bookmarklet. Their RESTful API exposes the site’s entire functionality, allowing developers to shorten URLs, password protext, set expiry dates, and more. It can return XML and JSON formatted data.

Scarab ResearchScarab Research API: The Scarab Research service enables users to offer their customers personalized product recommendations based on their prior purchases. Scarab’s strength lies in its ability to capture the subtle, deeper relationships in a complex, multi-layered dataset. This allows it to accurately model personal tastes and preferences. Scarab Research can be integrated into the user's online retail system via JavaScript API.

ScienceCardScienceCard API: The service provides profiles of all publications by science researchers and authors along with metrics indicating their work levels. Researchers maintain their own profiles, giving them options to export and reuse the information. Automatically generated metrics provide identifiers for authors and digital object identifiers (DOIs) for works published.

API methods support submission of a request specifying an author by Twitter handle and desired output format. The API returns matching information from a previously defined profile set up and maintained by that author.

ScreachScreach API: Screach is a social application for web and mobile. Screach offers location-based social interactivity for users to connect and share with each other.

The Screach API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Screach with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving nearby users, retrieving profile information, and creating and editing content.

SecuroSecuro API: Securo makes digital certification and timestamping solutions. Securo allows users to create legal proof of existence of their documents, music, or photographs. The digital certification meets internationally recognized standards of data integrity protection and timestamping. Developers can use the Securo API to integrate the certification process through timestamping into any application. Methods include retrieving info about a user and proof, creating proofs and verifying timestamps. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Simperium Simperium API: Simperium is a data -moving layer for developers. It transports JSON data between any entities assigned to it. This includes between apps, web to mobile, person to person, and backend to frontend. It also allows multiple users to work on the same data simultaneously. Their RESTful API exposes full access to the data manipulation and transportation services. It returns JSON-encoded data. The service is currently free in its beta period and will evolve into a freemium tiered pay structure.

Species InvadersSpecies Invaders API: Species Invaders is a solution for identifying and mapping invasive species. It is a RESTful API that allows researchers to look up or add information about to a crowdsourced database of invasive species threats. This allows user from different apps or widgets to input data separately but develop the same knowledge base. Users can query it for data and updates or submit new information via the API. It returns JSON-encoded data and is still in its alpha release stage.

StapleupStapleup API: Stapleup is a social marketing service. They provide interactive marketing apps, such as a shopping cart and sweepstakes, for brands and businesses to deploy via users’ social networks. Stapleup also provides a dashboard for managing these apps, and reporting capability for tracking their use. Their REST-based API allows developers to integrate the marketing apps on their own websites. It returns JSON-encoded data.

StruttaStrutta API: Strutta is a social promotion platform that lets marketers build, launch and manage social brand experiences. With the Strutta API, users can build custom contest and sweepstakes sites for incentivizing participation. Additionally, the API can be used to create applications for WordPress, Facebook or other third party systems. Functionality exposed by the API includes contest round configuration, media processing, vote tabulations, fraud detection and the ability to integrate with existing systems. Documentation is not publicly available.

TapCrowdTapCrowd API: TapCrowd is a mobile app development service. It is intended for businesses and brands to create content-delivery apps for their audiences. TapCrowd provides preset layouts and tools for different business types, such as “Car Dealers” and “Events & Festivals.” These layouts are further customizable. The RESTful TapCrowd API exposes the content updating functionality of their service. Developers can integrate this function with other backend or frontend components of the business. The API returns JSON-formatted data.

TinyArro.wsTinyArro.ws API: TinyArro.ws is a URL shortening service that creates URLs through the use of Unicode and support for the International Domain Names. Users are given a preview before being taken to a link. The API lets developers create their own short links in the style and mode of their choice. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in HTML.

TwakeTwake API: twake is a cloud-based consumer recommendation service. twake connects anonymous data about consumers, products, and services based on what users view, buy, and like.

The twake API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of twake with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving links and items, retrieving information about links, and creating and editing links.

TwitvidTwitvid API: Twitvid is a social network that lets users search for, watch and share videos on topics and people of interest. The Twitvid API exposes all of the site's data for use by devleopers in third party sites and applications. Functionality is separated into upload, search, media retrieval and utility methods. An API is also available for real-time streaming of incoming videos and related meta-data. The APIs use RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

Unified TaxUnified Tax API: Unified Tax is a simple service that lets users look up the necessary sales-tax rate and regulations for a given location in the United States. Users can enter their address and get back sales tax rate as well as a link for the current regulations. The service can also provides address normalization by retrieving the canonical address from the data supplied. The API provides access to this functionality for integration into a third party application. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

University of Waterloo Open DataUniversity of Waterloo Open Data API: The University of Waterloo Open Data API offers over 25 methods for extracting data from the University of Waterloo network websites. A sampling of available information includes information on parking, courses, exams, campus events, faculty and program listings and much more. Developers are free to build their apps and programs using the University data.

US Census BureauUS Census Bureau API: The US Census Bureau surveys the US population for demographic information and provides this information to the public, as well as using the data for decision making.

The US Census Bureau API allows developers to access and integrate the data from the US Census Bureau, beginning with the 2010 Census, with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving data by geographic location, retrieving summary files, and retrieving demographic information.

USA.gov Social Media RegistryUSA.gov Social Media Registry API: The USA.gov Social Media Registry is an official source for finding social media accounts for federal government agencies, elected officials and other appointed officials. The registry does not include state or local officials.

The Social Media Registry API allows users to access account data from the Registry using RESTful GET calls with various parameters.

Votigo Votigo API: Votigo is a social networking marketing service. They provide an array of marketing solution through an Saas platform and a promotions suite. Brands, agencies, and enterprises can use Votigo for sweeps, contests, apps, and analytics. Their API is provided for integration with social networks. It allows developers to make their own front end applications or connect to back end databases. It returns XML and JSON formatted data. Full documentation is only available with permission.

VouchforVouchfor API: Vouchfor! is a social referral marketing platform that can be used with existing website, e-commerce, CRM or email marketing systems.

Businesses can create a two-sided reward offer that entices their customers to refer their friends. Friends request the reward voucher, redeem it, triggering a reward voucher for the customer who did that referral.

Vouchfor! provides many different ways to promote each campaign including a Facebook App, a website widget, and hosted campaign landing pages.The platform allows businesses to run their chosen promotions and discounts and change them as needed. Businesses can also distribute their promotions through email or social medial and customers can share products and services on Facebook and Twitter. A reporting tool is included to let businesses track and measure the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns.

The API allows businesses to integrate Vouchfor with their existing e-commerce websites. The API can be used to access voucher information and to redeem vouchers without using the Merchant Dashboard. Businesses can integrate voucher redemption into their check-out process. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

West World MediaWest World Media API: West World Media is a leading provider of movie showtimes, entertainment listings and venue marketing. They collect, compile and provide shotimes and movie data to newspapers worldwide. The company also provides movie guide and trailers, online ticketing, video services, box office grosses, reviews, and entertainment news; local event listings; music listings, sports coverage and more. West World Media makes this data available to partners via an API. Documentation is not publicly avaiable.

WikiSherpaWikiSherpa API: WikiSherpa gives mobile users an interfact to Wikitravel that lets them download and navigate Wikitravel pages on their iPhone or Android phone, and shows their listings on a map. WikiSherpa is a mash-up of Wikitravel, Wikipedia, and OpenStreetMap. It can be used to search for destination guides which can be saved to users' phones. The API lets users access the functionality including returning a complete Wikitravel page, searching for pages, returning a list of pages nearest the given lat/long coordinates and more. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Wiris QuizzesWiris Quizzes API: The service adds functions to generate an present questionnaires and mathematical notation within a learning management system (LMS). It allows creation of quiz questions with random variables and automatic evaluation of answers. It can provide 2D and 3D graphical representations of mathematical relationships. A formula editor allows creation of questions and submission of answers.

API methods support submission of questions and composition of quizzes composed of previously defined questions. Methods also support automated assessment of student answers, based on configuration defined when questions are created.

YodaspeakYodaspeak API: As though spoken by the character Yoda from Star Wars movies, the service accepts user-submitted text and returns a translation. Based on a paper by an unknown author posted on the web and linked from the service site, the translation rules are. Output text rephrases jokes, email text, song lyrics, etc.

Of a text string or passage and return a translated version, API methods support submission. Herh herh herh.

Zinc.tv Remote ControlZinc.tv Remote Control API: Zinc.tv provides a JavaScript API to help users integrate their remote control with Zinc's online video functions. Programmable functions include play, pause, record, fast-forward, rewind, next, previous, stop, full screen, info, channel up, and channel down. Since this JavaScript code is specific to Zinc (and by extension, Firefox), it will not work in any browser other than Firefox.

ZipFeederZipFeeder API: Zipfeeder is a simple API used for accessing basic United States zip code information. This data can then be integrated into third party web sites and applications. Information includes city, state area code and latitude and longitude. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

ZooZZooZ API: ZooZ provides a quick and easy way to checkout and pay on mobile devices. With the multi-platform ZooZ SDK, mobile developers can easily integrate secure in-app payments with a few lines of code. After integration, app users are offered a true mobile wallet that is fast, easy to use and secure. ZooZ also aggregates various payment sources, such as credit cards and PayPal in one universal solution (additional eWallets and carrier billing coming soon). User details are securely stored in a cloud environment and shared across supporting apps, resulting in higher conversion rates and a quicker checkout experience.