Daily API RoundUp: Auth0, Dota2, Sift, Quini, Blockchain, Marvel Comics Android Library

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We've added 5 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Wine and Email, among others. Also added to the directory: a client library for the Marvel Comics API.

APIs

Quini is a wine ratings and recommendations service that can recognize personal preferences to recommend wines. Users can access data in JSON, SVG, and IFrame methods. Visit the developers' site to retrieve Search API features related to wine name, winery, varietal, area, vintage, country, wine style, and tagging.

Quini wine review
image: A Quini wine review including Quini "bloom"

We've primarily categorized the Quini API under the Wine category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Wine APIs.

Blockchain provides information on bitcoins and block chain data and bitcoin wallets. The Blockchain Data API allows Bitcoin block and transaction payments data query functionality. This API provides data regarding single block, transaction, block height, single and multi address, unspent outputs etc. We've primarily categorized the xxx API under the Payments category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Payments APIs.

Sift is an email productivity application that can detect email type and then perform appropriate actions based on the type of email. The Sift REST API allows developers to integrate Sift with other applications. API methods include identifying type of email, retrieving user lists, managing connections. The Sift API is listed under the Email category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Email APIs.

Auth0 provides identity services. It aims to simplify API authentication and authorization from a dashboard. Auth0 API users can interact with documentation formatted in JSON. API reference include clients, connections, device credentials, rules, users, blacklists, emails, jobs, stats, and tickets. We've listed this API under the Identity category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Identity APIs.

Dota 2 , the multiplayer video game powered by Valve, offers APIs that can display data for Team Fortress 2. Developers who obtain an API key can integrate Steam information into websites such as news, stats, and users. Formats include JSON, XML, and VDF. We've categorized the Dota 2 Steam API under the Games category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Games APIs.

Clients

Marvel Comics provides an API for developer access to metadata describing Marvel's 70+ years of comics. The RESTful API displays JSON responses associated with Marvel's stories, characters, and individual comic issues. Marvel Comics Android Library by Trey Robinson offers access to the API features which allow to build websites and applications with Marvel data.

 screenshot of Marvel Developer Portal
image: screenshot of Marvel Developer Portal

Be sure to read the next Email article: Daily API RoundUp: MODE, BitFactura, SecureDB, Mad Mimi

 

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