Daily API RoundUp: MOCA, Pinlogic, Picatic, Shop.com, TipsGo

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Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Location, Events, Marketplace, and Travel. We've highlighted the APIs here, including four more APIs from TipsGo, which helps developers make accurate money management mobile applications.


MOCA is a context-aware Platform that uses Big Data solutions to get in-depth data analysis on users' behavior. The MOCA API allows developers to access MOCA's raw data for custom analytics and analysis.

MOCA - proximity beacons and API for integration
MOCA uses beacons to help developers locate and engage users / image: MOCA


We've categorized the MOCA API under the Location category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of location APIs.

The Pinlogic API is an API for "where are you now?" location requests. Send one-off location requests to any smart phone via SMS. The API provides latitude and longitude of an application user when that user clicks on a link. Pinlogic API is also filed under the Location category.

Picatic is a ticketing platform that lets promoters create event pages to generate funding before events are booked. Picatic API allows platform Integration, CRM, triggered emails, attendee details, access to reporting data and more. Picatic API is categorized under Events. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Events APIs.

The English Dictionary API is a simple RESTful API for obtaining dictionary definitions of English words. The Dictionary API is based on the GNU Collaborative English Dictionary project. This API is listed in the Dictionary category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Dictionary APIs.

Lucius BV is based in the Netherlands and develops business collaboration tools. The OpenLucius API offers an open source communication platform for business apps. It features document collaboration, to-do lists, calendars, status updates, and more.


Use OpenLucius API to integrate the open collaboration service
Collaborate and manage team projects with open source software from OpenLucius / image: OpenLucius


This API is listed under the Collaboration category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Collaboration APIs.

Shop.com an online product marketplace. Developers can integrate via the shop.com API to enable users to search and view product details for exclusive products, and 1000s of specialty brand products. Return data includes referral links for affiliates. We've primarily categorized the ccc API under the Marketplace category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Marketplace APIs.

As mentioned previously, TipsGo is a Builds money management apps and provides APIs for accessing information about cities, countries, currency, and more. Several more APIs from TipsGo have been added to the directory.

Use the Country Search API to return a list of countries for the search term with ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, alpha-3, flag and numeric codes.

Use the Country List API to search for a country and return a list of countries with ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, alpha-3, flag and numeric codes.

Use the Airport Search API to enable searches for airports and airport codes in your app.

The Airport List API returns a list of airports along with country details.

Be sure to read the next Location article: Accelerite Launches Location-as-a-Service API Platform At MWC 2016