Daily API RoundUp: F6S, OCBC, Particeep, Bitmovin, Guggy

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We've added 21 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Banking, Air Travel, and Voice. Included are several APIs from OCBC bank for calculating loans and other banking needs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


Bitmovin Player is a web-based video player that offers HQ playback, no buffering, adaptive streaming, and low startup delay. The player is compatible with mobile devices, web browsers, and integrated platforms like ChromeCast and SmartTVs. The Bitmovin Player API can be used to fully customize the Bitmovin player with controls and skins of the developer's choice. This API is listed under the Streaming category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Streaming APIs.

Guggy is a GIF and Emoji maker can create contextual GIFs using natural language processing (NLP). Developers can allow users of their applications to create Guggy GIFs by utilizing the Guggy API. The Guggy REST API integrates multilingual GIFs into text messages and is listed in the Animation category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Animation APIs.

Guggy API uses NLP to make animated GIF messages video: YouTube/Guggy

MyParcel is based in the Netherlands and provides shipping services. Developers can access delivery type, shipment status, and time stamp content via the MyParcel Core API. The MyParcel API is listed under the Shipping category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Shipping APIs.

Sage Payment Solutions is a full service payment provider, offered through Sage, providing services for businesses and human Resource professionals. With the Sage Direct API, developers can integrate healthcare, retail, e-commerce, and more with the Sage Direct features. The Sage Payments API is listed under the Payments category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Payments APIs.

StartupThreads is a merchandising solution which enables users to design, print and ship custom apparel. The StartupThreads API lets developers allow their application users to create customized marketing items such as t-shirts, sweatshirts and other apparel. The API also allows for programmatic distribution of merchandise to customers. This API is listed under the Clothing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Clothing APIs.

Dubber provides call recording, playback and intelligence services. The Dubber RESTful API allows programmatic access to the Platform. A Sandbox for developers is available to experiment with the API. Dubber API is listed under the Voice category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Voice APIs.

Particeep is a crowdfunding platform and software-as-a-service. The Particeep API supports fundraiser management, payments, newsfeed, investment activities, and subscriptions. The Particeep API is listed under the Financial category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Financial APIs.

Particeep crowdsourced investment platform dashboard
Particeep crowdsourced investment platform dashboard Image Credit: company

Augeas: The Augeas API configures files in C language. It can Parse native formats, and provides command line tools, tree representations, and XML format as resources. The Augeas API stems from Red Hat open software community and is listed under the Editing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Editing APIs.

F6S is a community for founders of Startups and provides information about founder deals, jobs, events and more. The organization offers APIs for retrieving data about startups.

F6S Profile API allows developers to access data about f6s user profiles including people, startups, events and programs.

F6S Mobile Data API provides data about mobile apps.

F6S Funding API allows users to get the F6S data about raising startups.

F6S Deal Feed API provides feeds data and returns deals for a specific profile, category and area.

The F6S APIs are listed in the Funding category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Funding APIs.

Takeflite provides management services for 80+ airlines worldwide including corporate fleets. The Takeflite Regional Airline Inventory API enables airlines to package their scheduled seat inventory for global distribution and ticketing. The API allows real-time data repository for booking and flight-tracking. Developers can utilize the API to add air travel seat booking to applications. The API is listed under the Air Travel category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Air Travel APIs.

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC), is headquartered in Singapore and has numerous branches globally, including retail branches in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, the UK and US. The financial organization has several APIs for developers, and the following were recently added to our directory:

OCBC 360 Interest Rate Calculator API returns interest earned on an OCBC 360 account based on a user's lifestyle.

OCBC Credit Card Promotions API provides a list of OCBC credit card promotions, promotion details, and search functions.

OCBC Rewards Catalogue API provides a list of rewards that users can redeem from any OCBC credit card.

OCBC Cheque Status API returns status of checks.

OCBC Home Loan Calculator API calculates the estimated loan amount & monthly payments needed for a home loan. Calculations can include a second borrower.

OCBC Retirement Calculator API calculates how much a user need to secure their retirement.

OCBC 365 Rebates Calculator API calculates the rebates rewarded by the OCBC 365 Credit Card based on user's spending habits by entering amount spent in different categories.

OCBC Renovation Loan Calculator API calculates the monthly payments of an OCBC renovation loan.

The OCBC APIs have been added to our growing list of BankingAPIs. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Banking APIs.

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