Daily API RoundUp: Idobata, Readable, Fivetran, Feedier, BlockChyp

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Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Feedback and Writing. Highlights include an API that returns readability scores and an API for software team chat features. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


Feedier is a feedback Platform that offers rewards to users. The Feedier API returns feedback data in JSON format about user location information, contacts, ratings, questions and answers, authors, content, creation date, tags, and carriers for third-party applications. This API is listed under the Feedback category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Feedback APIs.

Retently provides a Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey to gather, analyze and act on customer feedback. The Retently API provides a way to import customers from other platforms, trigger transactional NPS surveys or export NPS data and connect Retently to third party applications or create custom integrations. API methods are available to list customers from Retently, get latest customer NPS score, get latest customer feedback and more. The Retently API is listed under the Feedback category.

CrackWatch API offers news associated with the crack status of PC games. This API features endpoints for the newest cracks with list sorting, and NFO support. The CrackWatch API returns JSON formatted responses and is filed in the Games category.

CrackWatch API

Screenshot: CrackWatch

Ticktok.io provides a scheduling platform designed to build time based event dispatching solutions. Ticktok.io API supports tick accuracy monitoring, missing event debugging, alerts, and is self managed. The API uses API Keys for Authentication, and several SDKs are available for easy Integration. The Ticktok API is listed under the Scheduling category.

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) archives holocaust related data and materials across many European countries. The organization now provides a GraphQL API to access and query the database using various schemas and types. EHRI also provides a REST API. The EHRI GraphQL API is listed under the History category.

Idobata provides group chat services for software development teams. The Idobata API is a GraphQL service that allows developers to integrate chat tools with their own projects and applications. The API also lets developers manage member access to all chat rooms and invite Idobata users who aren't members of an organization as guests. It is listed in the Chat category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Chat APIs.

OpenStreetMap Nominatim API allows developers to perform reverse geocoding operations. It searches OpenStreetMap (OSM) data by name and address to generate synthetic addresses of OSM points. Results can be returned in HTML, JSON, JSONP, or XML. The API is listed under the Mapping category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Mapping APIs.

Readable provides tools to help users write better and improve their readability scores. The Readable API returns JSON data that identifies the readability on a website, targeting copywriters, marketers, and online store entrepreneurs. Developers can authenticate with an API Key to make calls that analyze text and URLs. The Readable API is listed under the Writing category.

Fivetran automates data pipelines between data repositories, cloud data warehouses and analytics tools. The Fivetran API provides a REST architecture to access business data connection features. With the API, developers can access a data pipeline, collect event logs, and replicate business data into a cloud warehouse. The Fivetran API is listed under the Data category.

The No Key No Shade: A RuPaul's Drag Race API allows developers to retrieve information about the queens, seasons, and episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race TV program. Currently, the data for AllStars 4 and Season 11 is missing, but it is expected to be added in the future. Plus it has a fabulous name and its own tagline, "The Best API in HERstory!". The No Key No Shade API is listed in the Entertainment category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Entertainment APIs.

The No Key No Shade API returns data about RuPaul's Drag Race

The No Key No Shade API returns data about RuPaul's Drag Race. Image: Vh1/Viacom International Inc

LOCALLY provides location intelligence services. LOCALLY API features indirect access to iOS and Android SDKs for real-time geofencing, Bluetooth beacons, and customer behavior profiles. The API is listed under the Location category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Location APIs.

National Institute of Health (NIH) provides the miNDAR API to display data associated with the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR). With the API, developers can access a repository with research, aiming to accelerate progress in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The miNDAR API is listed under the Science category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Science APIs.

BlockChyp provides modern EMV payment services. The BlockChyp API adds point-of-sale payment processing powered by Blockchain. The REST API enables terminal transactions. The BlockChyp API is listed under the Payments category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Payments APIs.

How BlockChyp is changing payment processing through BlockChain technology. Video: YouTube/BlockChyp

Stanford HIV Drug Resistance Database is a Resource for public health officials that are monitoring ADR and TDR, scientists developing new ARV drugs, HIV care providers managing patients and more. The Stanford HIVDB GraphQL API allows users to obtain data and the ability to customize data schema. It provides a way to make requests to a GraphQL server which outputs JSON results. It is listed under the Health category.

The Hollowverse encourages political and religious discussions by providing access to views of influentials. The Hollowverse implements a client side web application that consumes a public GraphQL API. The Hollowverse API allows users to perform input validations, access Images, political views and religious data for notable people and more. The Hollowverse API is listed under the Entertainment category.

Gold Feed Precious Metals API is available by request to display gold, silver, platinum, and palladium feed into metal applications. With the API, developers can access a list of currencies, and bid, ask, get high and low prices, and change dollar and percent change. The Gold Feed API is listed under the Currency category.

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