Daily API RoundUp: Apple Music, Microsoft Intune, Lokalise, Nexosis, Unblu

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Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Engagement, Translation, and Machine Learning. Highlights today include the Apple Music API and APIs from MeteoGroup for weather apps that cater to business needs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Apple Music is Apple's streaming music and video service. The Apple Music APITrack this API is the web services portion of MusicKit. Using the Apple Music API, developers can access information about albums, songs, artists, and playlists in the Apple Music catalog. We've listed this API in the Music category.

Apple Music API
Apple Music API is now available Image: Apple

Microsoft Intune provides mobile device and application management services in the cloud. The Microsoft Intune Graph APITrack this API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Microsoft Intune with other applications and to create applications. Example API methods include managing applications, retrieving user data, and pushing data out. The Microsoft Intune API is listed under the Cloud category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Cloud APIs.

Aimtell helps marketers engage website and application visitors with targeted push notifications. Developers can integrate with the service via the Aimtell REST APITrack this API. Retrieve data about websites, subscribers, campaigns, segments, and more with the API. Aimtell allows developers to have users opt-in to receiving notifications while simultaneously tracking anonymous information. The Aimtell API is listed under the Engagement category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Engagement APIs.

Lokalise is a platform that allows developers to easily translate applications depending on a user's location. The Lokalise APITrack this API is available to integrate the services into third-party applications. Use the API to authenticate, manage projects, retrieve languages, and more. This API is listed under the Translation category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Translation APIs.

 

Lokalise helps developers serve clients in their native languages
Lokalise API helps developers serve clients in their native languages Image: Lokalise

Ubivox is a simple and secure newsletter service. The Ubivox Partner APITrack this API allows partners to design, write and edit newsletters with a drag and drop system. The Ubivox integration service can communicate with many other systems that a business uses. The Ubivox WebhooksTrack this API service provides a way of integrating existing systems with Ubivox using a single HTTP POST request sent for every specific event type. Ubivox APIs are listed under the Newsletter category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Newsletter APIs.

Platform.sh provides continuous deployment cloud hosting for improved web development productivity. The Platform.sh APITrack this API helps developers to host web applications on the cloud, allowing to build and deploy with Git, SSH, CLI, and REST architecture. Configuration is available in routes, services, and apps and wrapper languages include PHP, Node.js, Python, Ruby, and Java. The API is listed under the Hosting category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Hosting APIs.

Platformsh API for cloud hosted apps
Screenshot: Platform.sh

Nexosis is a machine learning platform targeted to developers. They provide APIs to solve time series problems through forecasting and impact analysis. The Nexosis Forecasting APITrack this API can be used to take historical time series data and predict what comes next. The Nexosis Impact APITrack this API allows developers to analyze historical time series data to determine the impact of internal and external factors. Developers can start for free, and build smart applications which automate data relationships and data labeling. The API is listed under the Machine Learning category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Machine Learning APIs.

Nexosis Machine Learning API features
Features of Nexosis Machine Learning API Screenshot: Nexosis

MeteoGroup is a provider of full-service B2B weather solutions that allow businesses to take into account weather predictions in their decision-making processes. Meteogroup offers several APIs for interacting with weather data. These include:

MeteoGroup Weather Report APTrack this APII allows developers to integrate weather report templates and data sources in applications.

MeteoGroup Point Forecast APITrack this API supports weather predictions for particular locations on the basis of historical observations alongside various numeric prediction models for weather conditions. The API requests searches for the meteorological station based on geolocation.

MeteoGroup Region APITrack this API supports the maintenance and management of MeteoGroup's region information. The API provides information for locations alongside descriptive attributes such as the time zone and names of a region.

MeteoGroup Lightning APITrack this API conveys real-time data of all the lighting strikes that occur over the last 72 hours.

MeteoGroup Air Quality APITrack this API delivers the pollution data of specified locations, including pollen data in the UK.

MeteoGroup Sunrise & Sunset APITrack this API provides alerts for sunrise and sunset times based on geolocation.

MeteoGroup Station Metadata API provides access to the database of weather stations that generate forecasts and observation data.

MeteoGroup Weather Warnings APITrack this API delivers severe weather warnings issued by environmental agencies in Canada, Europe, and the United States.

MeteoGroup Nautical APITrack this API supports the transmission of weather forecasts and hindcasts for the marine industry. It allows developers to integrate the capabilities for accessing weather forecasts for sailing routes and other offshore locations. It delivers data for prevailing conditions at the high seas including currents, swell, water temperature, and wind waves among others.

Unblu provides secure co-browsing services to connect bank and other business institutions to their customers. The Unblu Web APITrack this API returns financial data for banking applications such as accounts, contacts, domains, and statistics. It's available in REST architecture with JSON formats. This API is listed under the Banking category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Banking APIs.

How Unblu helps banks engage with customers in a digital world VIdeo: Unblu Inc.

Joy Culbertson Joy Culbertson is a Content Producer, Writer, and Community Officer for ProgrammableWeb. She has been producing web content in the business technology sector since 2001. When she's not tweeting about APIs she enjoys watching baseball and exploring new places.
 

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