Daily API RoundUp: Documenu, CodeGuard, CalorieNinjas, NOWPayments, Billplz

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Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Nutrition, Cryptocurrency and Payments. Highlights include an API that returns data from thousands of restaurant menus and an API that provides astronomical data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


CodeGuard is a website backup cloud service that also offers malware monitoring &remediation, plus a plug-in for WordPress. CodeGuard APITrack this API allows business partners and applications to interact with CodeGuard users and backup services. The API offers methods to manage users, websites, website exclusion rules, backups, databases and partner information. The CodeGuard API is listed in the Web Site Management category of the ProgrammableWeb API directory.

CodeGuard API for backup and monitoring apps

CodeGuard API is for backup and monitoring apps. Screenshot CodeGuard

Documenu is a US Restaurant Menu APITrack this API. It connects to a database of over 600,000 Restaurants, and is updated every other day. API methods are available to retrieve restaurants by geobounding box, or by driving/walking time of coordinates, and to retrieve menu items and search for menu items by location. Find this API in the Restaurants category.

NOWPayments is a non-custodial cryptocurrency payment processing Platform. The NOWPayments APITrack this API enables users to accept payments in a wide range of cryptocurrencies, convert them into chosen coins, and send to a user's wallet. NOWPayments' API allows users to integrate cryptocurrency payments in more than 50 assets and into any service. This API is filed under Cryptocurrency.

CalorieNinjas APITrack this API is a natural language API that can extract nutrition data from any text or image of text. Input text such as "Last night we ordered a 14oz prime rib and a glass of chardonnay" and the JSON response will contain amount of calories, protein, cholesterol, fats, sugars, carbohydrates and other nutritional information. The API may also return nutritional information from an image. This API is filed under Nutrition.

Get nutrition data from typed in food items, or image or menu uploads with CalorieNinjas

Get nutrition data from typed in food items, or image or menu uploads with CalorieNinjas. Image: CalorieNinjas


Billplz is a payment platform for merchants to pay and get paid quickly and affordably. V4 of the Billplz APITrack this API includes methods to manage bill collections, payout flows, payout collections, payment gateways, and tokenization. The API is listed in the Payments category.

Astronomy API is an APITrack this API that allows developers to access astronomical data, star data, planet data, and more astronomy information. The Astronomy API can be integrated with other applications and used to create applications. V2 of the API is now available, with methods to generate star charts and moon phases. This API is listed in the Astronomy category.

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