Daily API RoundUp: Chomp, BlockMarkets, Unofficial Fornite, FunFund

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Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Chat and Funding. One highlight is an API that provides programmatic access to a huge database of nutritional information for ingredients and products. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Chomp is a Food Nutrition Database API that provides access to nutritional data on over 500,000 food products. The Chomp API enables developers to programmatically access nutrition labels, ingredients, trace ingredients, allergen warnings, product images, barcodes, and more. The service provides a "Product List Builder" to generate a customized list of products that match inputted search terms. A customer could use this to retrieve data for all products in the United States that include cheese ingredients, organic products that include a nut allergen, plant based products that include vitamin B6, etc. The Chomp API is listed under the Nutrition category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Nutrition APIs.

Chomp API allows access to a huge database of Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free ingredients

Chomp API allows access to a huge database of special diet ingredients. Screenshot: Chomp

BlockMarkets provides market data from global cryptocurrency exchanges, including tick data, USD spot rates, OHLCV, and VWAP from 2010 for over 500 cryptoassets. The BlockMarkets API provides JSON formatted responses about current and historical cryptocurrency assets, pairs, exchanges, markets, spot rates and more. We've listed it under our Cryptocurrency category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Cryptocurrency APIs.

Fortnite is a popular video game from Epic Games. The Unofficial Free Fortnite API is a service for getting data related to Fortnite's BR (Battle Royale) mode. Data available through the API covers the BR store, BR leaderboard, BR items, BR upcoming items, BR news, BR weapons, and BR challenges. The documentation provides code examples in multiple languages, and a PHP SDK is available on GitHub. This API has been added to our Games category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Games APIs.

Get Fortnite data such as Leaderboards with this unofficial Fortnite API

Get Fortnite data such as Leaderboards with this unofficial Fortnite API. Screenshot: theapinetwork

Skipio is a personal business messaging platform that features task automation, message library for repeated messages, intelligent campaigns, campaign analytics, multi-media messages, and 10-Digit personal phone numbers. The Skipio API is a REST interface that delivers information associated with campaigns, contacts, events, messages, voice recordings, and users. It is listed under the Messaging category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Messaging APIs.

Kik is a mobile chat platform. The Kik Webhooks API provides real-time chat messaging for users and bots. Bots can have the following features by enabling them: provide send receipts, receive messages of type read-receipt from users, receive messages of type delivery-receipt, and receive is-typing messages. Bots need to be configured by sending a POST request with the preferred URL and options. The Kik Webhooks API is listed under the Chat category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Chat APIs.

Kik

Image: Kik

FunFund is a service for game developers to raise money on their game applications. The FunFund API allows developers to integrate crowdfunding into their games and applications. Users who want to raise money for a cause can create crowdfunding campaigns, which developers can subscribe to in order to include those campaigns in their games. Players then have the option to donate to those campaign directly through the game. This API is listed under the Funding category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Funding APIs.

Kyber Network is an "on-chain liquidity protocol" service that lets developers build payment flows that allow decentralized token swaps to be integrated into any application.. The Kyber Trading API is a RESTful service that allows users to programmatically interact with the Kyber Network contract without much knowledge of smart contracts. It currently supports ETH - ERC20 trades and returns JSON data for in-depth information about price and other information about assets, a list of all possible tokens available for a trade, the latest SELL conversion rate in ETH and more. The API is listed under the Blockchain category.

Kyber API

Screenshot: Kyber Network

 

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