Daily API RoundUp: Kroger, AI-Compare, OnCrawl, Stelace, Freshservice

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Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including SEO, Grocery, and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights include an API that provides access to Stelace open source marketplace creation Platform, and APIs for cognitive computing services from AI-Compare. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


Kroger is retail supermarket chain. The Kroger APITrack this API provides access to data from Kroger retail supermarket stores and its subsidiaries. The API offers access to customer profiles, product catalogs, carts, and location-based information. It is listed in the Grocery category.

Random.dog APITrack this API allows enables users to input and get photos or animated gifs of random dogs. Use it to access random dog images and videos that are provided by random people to entertain and brighten your day. This API is listed in the Pets category.

Random.dog API

Image: Random.dog

CSRNG Random Number Generator APITrack this API generates random numbers in JSON format. Calling the "lite" version without any parameters will return a single random number ranging between 0 and 9,007,199,254,740,991 inside a JSON response. A paid "Pro" version is also available which returns the random number plus other information regarding the request. Find this API in the Random category.

OnCrawl is a platform and tool that provides data access in search and semantics to build technical Search Engine Optimization (SEO) solutions. The OnCrawl REST APITrack this API provides a way to access OnCrawl technical SEO platform data and manage projects. Access to this API requires that you have an account, active subscription and API access Token. Find the API under SEO.

Freshservice is an IT service desk platform from Freshworks. The Freshservice APITrack this API provides IT management solutions from the cloud. Implement tickets, changes, releases, time entries, agents, users, departments, solution categories, service catalogs, and contracts with the API. Find this API in the Customer Service category.

Freshservice API

Screenshot: Freshservice

Stelace is an open source marketplace backend service. The Stelace APITrack this API enables users to build and run marketing platforms. The Stelace API offers methods for users, transactions, roles, orders, events, workflows, tasks, messages and more. This API is listed in the Platform-as-a-Service category

AI-Compare provides Machine Learning services including OCR, Neuro-linguistic programming, object detection, and custom vision. Recently several APIs from the company were added to the Artificial Intelligence category.

AI-Compare Object Detection APITrack this API enables developers to programmatically identify and locate objects in an image or video. The API accepts PNG, JPG, JPEG, and TIFF formatted images.

AI-Compare Keyword Extraction APITrack this API enables a text analysis technique that consists of automatically extracting the most important words and expressions in a text.

AI-Compare Translation APITrack this API uses neural machine translation to provide more accurate and more natural sounding translation.

AI-Compare Speech-To-Text API Track this API recognizes spoken words which are converted into text.

AI-Compare Sentiment Analysis APITrack this API enables developers to programmatically extract text sentiment. This technology uses natural language processing, text analysis and computational linguistics to identify and detect subjective information from the input text.

AI-Compare OCR APITrack this API allows users to use many OCR APIs from different providers with a unique API Token, on a unique platform, with a unique AI-Compare account.

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