Daily API RoundUp: ClickTime, Passworks, Storyblok, VidGrid, Newsriver

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Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including News Services, Blockchain, and Weather. Featured is an API that returns precipitation and storm data, and an API for creating Apple Wallet passes. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

National Institue on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is an agency of the U.S. National Institue of Health that provides drug abuse research, education, statistics and news to the public. The NIDA Adolescent Screening Tools API provides question and summary data associated with drug abuse. The API is listed under the Drugs category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Drugs APIs.

Hack or Snooze API is a HackerNews-like clone that allows developers to create, get, update, or delete a user or technology news story. Hack or Snooze is available as a web API, but can also be run locally. It is listed under the News Services category.

ClickTime provides time sheets for tracking time on a phone or laptop, approving employee hours, accessing dashboards and reports, managing budgets and more. ClickTime Web API allows developers to integrate applications with ClickTime Web Timesheets to manage employee time. Developers can utilize the API to automate reports, analyze outcomes, or update data with real-time insights into project performance. The ClickTime API is listed under the Time Tracking category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Time Tracking APIs.

Add easy timesheets functions to apps with ClickTime API

Add easy timesheets functions to apps with ClickTime API. Image: ClickTime

OST is a brand currency blockchain platform. The OST API increases user engagement by implementation of custom branded tokens on scalable OpenST Side Blockchains. The API enables OST actions, transactions, ledger, tokenization, and user management in approved applications. The OST API is listed under the Engagement category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Engagement APIs.

Passworks API enables developers to create, manage, and distribute Apple Wallet passes. Developers can customize pass templates with their brand's look and feel, control fields present for each pass type, send pass updates in bulk or on a per pass basis, and more. Apple Wallet passes can serve as coupons, boarding passes, student ID cards, movie tickets, public transportation tickets, store cards, and more. The Passworks API is listed under the Authorization category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Authorization APIs.

IoTeX is a decentralized blockchain platform designed for Internet of Things. The IoTeX RPC API supports requests associated with balances, returns, transfers, metrics, and deposits. The IoTeX API is listed under the Blockchain category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Blockchain APIs.

IoTeX API

Screenshot: IoTeX

Storyblok is a headless Content Management System (CMS) with a visual editor. The Storyblok Management API enables developers to manage content in a headless software environment. Manage stories, data sources, components, tasks, approvals and more with this API, which is filed under the Content Management category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Content Management APIs.

TAAPI.IO Technical Analysis API is a REST interface that enables cryptocurrency indicator data. This API can be used to create trading bots by letting TAAPI.IO host the indicator data service, and sending requests to the specified endpoint. JSON is the preferred response format. The TAAPI.IO API is listed under the Cryptocurrency category.

VidGrid is a video communication platform for education, training, sales, and support teams. It features video capturing, commenting, and syncing capabilities. The VidGrid API is a REST interface that enables video recording and uploading in applications. The VidGrid API is listed under the Video category.

Platforme provides product customization services. The Platforme API enables product customization, dynamic pricing, product visualization, and production order management. The API features a REST architecture with JSON responses, and API Key authentication. Endpoints for orders, sizes, configuration, locale, and rendering are supported. This API is listed under the Products category.

Quantone offers in-depth data of the music industry. The Quantone API has a REST architecture and endpoints for data about artists, albums, recordings, and musical works. The API offers third-party and public domain identifiers including Spotify, Deezer, SoundCloud, Discogs, MusicBrainz, and industry standard IDs like UPCs and ISRCs. It is listed under the Music category.

HEAT is a blockchain platform for digital transactions. The HEAT Wallet API returns cryptocurrency wallet data including trades, mining, exchange, transactions, blockchain, accounts, and peers, and is listed under the Cryptocurrency category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Cryptocurrency APIs.

Bulksmsplans is SMS Marketing and Alerts Platform based in India. The Bulksmsplans API is a REST interface capable of sending bulk SMS offers, triggering transactional updates, receiving inbound SMS, pulling reports, and managing contacts. The Bulksmsplans API is listed under the Messaging category.

RainViewer is a live precipitation and storm tracking map that gets radar data from different sites across the Internet. The RainViewer API provides access to mapping data of rainfall based on information from weather radars globally. This API is listed under the Weather category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Weather APIs.

Get data about rain storms with the RainViewer API

Get data about rain storms with the RainViewer API. Image: RainViewer/Oleksii Schastlyvyi

Newsriver provides API access to news articles harvested from the Internet and processed with Artificial Intelligence technology. The Newsriver Search API allows users to query and search news articles from title, text, discoverDate, language, URL, website and more. News articles can be filtered by properties such us: keywords, languages, categories, publishers, countries and others. The data is extracted from unstructured websites HTML and converted into standardized structured JSON data. The API is listed under the News Services category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of News Services APIs.

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