Daily API RoundUp: Console Connect, Cascade CMS, Tollguru, DoorBird

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Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Games, Open Data, and DevOps. Highlights include the DoorBird API for integrating applications with a video door intercom service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


City of Ottowa in Ontario, Canada provides some APIs for accessing city data such as the City of Ottowa OC Transpo APITrack this API for retrieving real-time information on bus routes and schedules for the OC Transpo busses. And also City of Ottowa Open 311 API, which returns 311 information in either XML or JSON format. 311 is a non-emergency phone number used to get information about services, make complaints, or report problems such as graffiti or road damage. Both APIs are listed under the Open Data category.

GCEasy is a universal JAVA GC analyzer. The GC Easy Garbage Collection Log Analysis APITrack this API returns data to analyze garbage collection logs. Developers can use the API to automate a root analysis and test app performance, and it also provides Continuous Integration services. It is listed in the DevOps category.

Celebrity Bucks is an online fantasy sports-type game where players track and earn points for celebrity mentions in the news. The Celebrity Bucks APITrack this API offers data associated with the game in XML and JSON format. The API provides current celebrity pricing, birthdays, and images. It is filed in the Games category.

Celebrity Bucks API

Screenshot: Celebrity Bucks

OpenActive is a community initiative that uses open data with the aim to get UK citizens more active. The OpenActive Open Booking API allows users to access data about physical activity including sites, events, participants, ages, lockers, showers, accessibility, schema, and much more. The API can be used to place bookings to participate in physical activities. The API is listed under the Booking category.

Okanjo provides publishers with content and ad technology solutions. The Okanjo APITrack this API provides native eCommerce tools for advertisers. The Okanjo Platform offers contextual product placements, shoppable display advertisements, marketplaces, and a product discovery network. This API is loisted in the Advertising category.

Lenses.io is a DataOps platform for Apache Kafka and Kubernetes. The Lenses APITrack this API in REST architecture interacts with Apache Kafka and the developer's data streaming platform. It exposes a PORT that serves the UI and the port. It's filed in the Database category.

Cascade CMS by Hannon Hill offers a technology agnostic content management system with support for Velocity and XSLT. Cascade CMS features content promotion, SEO, campaign management, lead tracking, targeted content delivery, and analytics. The Cascade CMS APITrack this API is REST-based with JSON responses. The available SOAP APITrack this API provides XML-based operation support associated with publish triggers, formats, and asset factory plugins. Both APIs are filed in the Content Management category.

Console Connect provides automated connections to cloud-based applications. The Console Connect APITrack this API focuses on helping developers configure network services and retrieve billing information using REST calls. The API provides methods for managing users, invites, companies, friends, posts, activity streams, reminders, billing, messaging, and network functions. The Console Connect API is listed under the Networking category.

Tollguru provides route optimization services. The Tollguru Toll APITrack this API enables applications to calculate tolls and gas costs for all toll roads, tunnels, bridges, turnpikes and tollways in the USA, Canada, Mexico and India. This includes data about tolls for cars, trucks, trailers, RV, bus, and motorcycles. The Tollguru API is listed under the Transportation category.

DoorBird provides video doorbell and door intercom services. The DoorBird Open APITrack this API allows developers to integrate the the DoorBird Video Door Station ecosystem into applications. It provides notifications on a smartphone when the doorbell button is pressed. It enables users to see visitors, talk to them and open the door from any place globally using a smartphone or tablet. This API is listed under the Home Automation category.

DoorBird API

Image: DoorBird

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