Daily API RoundUp: DEV, NatureServe, RetroTax, Guestmeter, OpenZeppelin

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Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Feedback, Business, and Nature. Highlights include an API that returns flood data for the U.K. and an API for DEV Community Platform articles and other content. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


DEV Community is a platform where developers can share ideas, submit tutorials, and ask questions. The DEV APITrack this API enables DEV's articles in third parties. Additionally, the API supports comment management, access to listings (classified ads), access to podcasts, and user management. Dev API is filed under the Developers category.

DEV API is available to get content and data.

DEV API is available to get content and data. Screenshot: DEV Community

Flood.io is a load testing platform that enables developers to optimize application performance. The Flood.io APITrack this API retrieves load testing data to identify issues that cause low performance and customer dissatisfaction. Users can manage Flood test criteria and Flood tests, as well as user accounts with the API, which is listed in our Testing category.

Environment Agency is a United Kingdom government organization that works to improve environment for people, animals and sustainability. The Environment Agency Real Time Flood-Monitoring APITrack this API displays information related to U.K. flood warnings and flood alerts, flood areas which to which warnings or alerts apply, measurements of water levels and flows, and information on the monitoring stations providing those measurements. The API is listed in the Environment category.

Intellizence provides AI-powered business intelligence services. The Intellizence Merger & Acquisition Data APITrack this API provides a dataset containing company merger and acquisition transactions. The API supports type of acquisition (total, financial stake), status (announced, rumor), and source URLs. The API is filed under Business.

NatureServe is a non-profit consortium of biodiversity scientists that works with 100 network organizations and over 1,000 conservation scientists to collect, analyze, and standardize biodiversity data. The NatureServe APITrack this API provides access to NatureServe's information about more than 100,000 rare and endangered species and ecosystems in the Americas which are published on NatureServe Explorer. The API enables search services for species, scientific and ecosystems taxonomy, status, and location. The API is listed under the Nature category.

NatureServe API provides data for endangered species and more.

NatureServe API provides data for endangered species and more. Screenshot: NatureServe

Guestmeter is feedback management software for the hospitality industry. The Guestmeter APITrack this API enables users and partners to send surveys bia SMS or email to recent guests, encouraging a review of their experiences. The API is listed in the Feedback category.

RetroTax offers tools that help in managing federal and state tax credit and incentive programs for businesses. The RetroTax APITrack this API enables developers to programmatically access application statuses, company data, reports, and employee information. RetroTax supports the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Federal Empowerment Zone (FEZ) Wage Credit, R&D credits, 179d Deductions, and others. The RetroTax API is listed in the Taxes category.

OpenZeppelin allows developers to write, deploy and operate Decentralized applications. OpenZeppelin features reusable, secure smart contracts for the Ethereum network, written in Solidity. Additionally, OpenZeppelin enables in-depth security audits for decentralized systems, and tools for bug-fixing and quick iterations. The OpenZeppelin APITrack this API is accessible indirectly by SDKs. The API is listed in the Blockchain category.

Teapplix ActionShip is a shipping service that supports USPS, USPS Presort, DHL eCommerce, DHL Express, FedEx, UPS, China Post. The Teapplix ActionShip APITrack this API enables users to implement rate quotes, rate shopping and label printing for all the shipping carriers that Teapplix supports. It is filed under Shipping.

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