Daily API RoundUp: Pexels, Act! Moocher.io, Muzzley, Skyfish, Cloud Elements

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22 APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Photos, Home Automation, and Contacts. Highlighted today are several APIs from Cloud Elements plus an API for Pexels free stock photo service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Pexels is a stock photo service that specializes in free images. The Pexels application is licensed under creative commons zero. The Pexels API allows developers to integrate stock photo search functions into applications. The Pexles API is listed under the Photos category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Photos APIs.

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A sampling of photos available on Pexels / image: Pexels

Moocher.io is as a "Lookup-as-a-Service" for developers and companies that identifies if existing or potential users have been classified as 'abusers'. The Moocher.io Reputation API integrates a set of 'abuser' lists from serveral groups and communities that include IP, domains, emails, passwords, and credit card BIN/IIN, so that developers may filter out potential abusers. This API is listed under the Reputation category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Reputation APIs.

Interactive Intelligence PureCloud is a unified communications platform that aims to improve collaboration and engage customers. The PureCloud Platform API allows developers to control their own PureCloud Environment. Developers can access system configuration, conversations, and other functions. PureCloud is available in four regions (North America, Australia/New Zealand, E.U. [Ireland], and Japan.), and requests are made by using the correct region in which the customer is located. The PureCloud Web Services Data Dip Connector API is used to tie the connector for PureCloud with a Web service provider and a third-party system (for example, a CRM or a database). This API supports the creation of connector groups, publication of actions, and routing of requests. These APIs are primarily listed under the Cloud category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Cloud APIs.

Act! is a platform for managing customers and contacts. Developers can integrate with the Act! API to manage campaigns, users, contacts, customer interactions, opportunities and much more. The Act! API is listed under the Contacts category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Contacts APIs.

The Flutterwave API is a payment solution that allows anyone in Africa to accept payments--essentially Paypal for Africa. The Flutterwave API is listed under the Payments category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Payments APIs.

MyChat is a chat program for local networks. It's aim is to be a chat solution for exchanging messages and files on company or local networks. MyChat REST API integrates corporate messenger, audio, and video calls. It is available in Russian language to implement conference calls and share documents via browser and local network. The MyChat API is listed under the Messaging category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Messaging APIs.

Clearstream is an SMS messaging platform. The Clearstream REST API integrates marketing messaging features into businesses and non-profits organizations' applications. This API is listed under the Messaging category.

Muzzley is a home automation platform that works with a users' devices and smartphone. Developers can utilize the Muzzley API to implement cloud to cloud or cloud to device integrations. Muzzley acts as a single point of entry for all connected devices and can be used to manage, control and set up interactions between devices. API documentation is extensive and freely available. This API is listed under the Internet of Things category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Internet of Things APIs.

Skyfish is an image file management platform that makes it easier for organizations to securely store and share files . The Skyfish API integrates image storage, organization, and share features into applications. Developers can manage users, uploads, downloads, search and metadata with the API. The ccc API is listed under the Images category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Images APIs.

Skyfish API for image management
Skyfish features thumbnail previews, built-in editing, and file backup. / image: Skyfish

Cloud Elements is an API service that allows developers to easily integrate through various "hubs" of popular services. Each hub pertains to a certain category (Storage, Payments, Messaging, etc.) and provides connection to popular services in their category. The APIs are listed below:

Cloud Elements eCommerce Hub API provides developers with integrated access to leading cloud-based eCommerce services such as Shopify, Magento, Etsy, Bigcommerce, Volusion, WooCommerce, Weebly, and Ecwid. Developers can use uniform API calls to manage their customers, orders, and inventory across multiple eCommerce services.

Cloud Elements Social Hub API provides developers with integrated access to major social media sites, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Photos, and Flickr. This allows developers to use uniform API calls to manage users, media, tags, locations, etc. across multiple social media sites.

Cloud Elements Finance Hub API provides integrated access to leading cloud-based finance and accounting services, including FreshBooks, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, NetSuite, QuickBooks, Sage One, Sage 200, Sage Live, and Taxify. Uniform API calls are available to manage their orders and payments across multiple services.

Cloud Elements Messaging Hub API provides developers with integrated access to leading email and SMS messaging services, including Twilio, SendGrid, Infobip, and Mailjet. This allows users to send, receive, and manage their email and SMS messages across multiple services. This API includes support for two-way transactional messaging.

Cloud Elements CRM Hub API provides developers with integrated access to leading cloud-based CRM services, including Salesforce, SugarCRM, Zoho CRM, Pipedrive, Autotask, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, NetSuite, Infusionsoft, Oracle Sales Cloud, Close.io, HubSpot CRM, and Base. Uers are able access all of their accounts, contacts, and opportunities across multiple services using uniform API calls.

Cloud Elements Help Desk API provides developers with integrated access to leading cloud help desk services, including JIRA, Zendesk, Freshdesk, Freshservice, ConnectWise, Autotask, Oracle Service Cloud, ServiceNow, Salesforce Service Cloud, Desk.com, Help Scout, Cherwell, Wrike, and BMC Remedy OnDemand. Users can manage their incidents, users, etc. across multiple services using uniform API calls.

Cloud Elements Marketing Hub API provides a single point of access for leading cloud-based integrated marketing services such as Act-On, Eloqua, HubSpot, MailChimp, Mailjet, Marketo, Pardot, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Allbound, SharpSpring, Autopilot, and Infusionsoft. Developers can manage their campaigns and contacts across multiple services using uniform API calls.

Cloud Elements Cloud Storage Hub API provides integrated access to leading cloud storage services, including Box, Dropbox, Dropbox Business, Google Drive, DocuSign, Adobe eSign, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, OneNote, SharePoint, Amazon S3, Evernote, Salesforce Files, and Typeform. This allows users to manage all of their documents and files stored across multiple cloud services using uniform API calls.

Cloud Elements Database Hub API provides developers with RESTful access to PostgreSQL, MySQL, and SQL Server databases. The API transforms tables within these databases into a collection of resources that developers can easily interact with. It also generates API documentation automatically based on the information in the tables.

Cloud Elements Human Capital Hub API provides integrated access to cloud-based human capital management (HCM) services, including NetSuite, Oracle Taleo, HireRight, SAP, Workday, PeopleSoft, SuccessFactors, and PeopleMatter. This allows developers to use uniform API calls to manage their employees, requisitions, and custom objects across multiple HCM services.

Cloud Elements Payments Hub API provides developers with integrated access to leading cloud-based online payment and subscription billing services such as Chargebee, Stripe, Chargify, and Expensify. This allows developers to use uniform API calls to manage their customers, subscriptions, and transactions across multiple cloud payment services.

Cloud Elements Sage Accounting Hub API provides uniform access to Sage One UK, Sage One US, and Sage Live, allowing developers to use normalized resources when interacting with one or more of those products. There are plans to add access to Sage X3, Sage 50, Sage 100, Sage 300, and MySage in the future.

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