Daily API RoundUp: Chuck Norris Facts, Kaa, EasySize, eAngel, Soccerama

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Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, eCommerce, and Location. Featured today is an API for discovering amazing facts about action film superstar Chuck Norris. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

The Chuck Norris Facts API allows access to a trove of tidbits about the widely acclaimed supernormal faculties of Chuck Norris. Use the API to process requests and return randomized responses of phenomenal facts about the actor. The Chuck Norris Facts API is listed under the Actors category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Actors APIs.

API to access database of amazing Chuck Norris Facts
API allows you to access a database of extraordinary facts about actor and martial artist Chuck Norris / image: CC BY-SA 3.0/Wikimedia

Kaa is an open source platform for the Internet of Things. The Kaa Admin API allows developers to integrate their own applications with its internet of things (IoT) platform. The platform provides an unobscured cloud for development. The Kaa API is listed under the Internet of Things category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of IoT APIs.

The EasySize API is an integrative solution that simplifies the sizing and purchasing of clothing from online fashion stores. The API is responsive to a variety of e-commerce platforms and it is designed to help customers in the selection of perfectly fitting sizes of their preferred brands. The EasySize API is listed under the eCommerce category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of eCommerce APIs.

The South African Car Registration Lookup API aids the retrieval of registration details along with technical data and functionality characteristics of vehicles bearing South African number plates. We've listed this API in the Auto category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Auto APIs.

The ipapi.co API is a location finder solution that summarizes the geographic parameters of mapped locations. Developers can use this API to query an IP address and get a map of the location returned. This API is listed under the Location category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Location APIs.

ipapi is an API that maps IP address locations
Example of results from ipapi / image: ipapi.co

eAngel is a service that provides proofreading, spelling, and grammar for emails and other documents via live humans. The eAngel Human Proofreading API provides remote connectivity for channeling unedited content to a team of human editors. It uses the REST platform to deliver the correspondence of the content requiring grammar and spell checking. The eAngel Human Proofreading API is listed under the Editing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Editing APIs.

The Soccerama.pro API is a data streaming platform for professional soccer competitions. The API generates full-season analyses for leagues, tournaments, teams, players, and all fixtures. The Soccerama API is listed under the Sports category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Sports APIs.

 

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