Daily API RoundUp: Sentdex, GoodHire, Zatar, OnTime

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We’ve added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Financial, Background, and Avatar categories, among others. Here, we’ve summarized what is new.


Sentdex specializes in the analysis of finance, politics, and geographical data. The Sentdex API offers financial trading signals and raw data from a stock sentiment analysis database for market investors who try to predict results. The API relays signals for any companies that have had sentiment reports in the last 24 hours. The sentiment signals are provided via a number: from -3 for strongest negative sentiment, up to 6, for strongest positive sentiment.

Sentdex financial API example
Sentdex Sentiment Signals for Finance: using a third-party back-testing service (Quantopian / Zipline), the above results were achieved trading purely on sentiment signals with a stop-loss / image: http://api.sentdex.com/


This API is listed under the Financial category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Financial APIs.

Sentiment Analysis Spanish is part of Molino de Ideas, a company based in Spain dedicated to language tools, learning resources, and automated software. Integrate natural language processing features such as dictionary, number count, phonetics, and synonyms into apps with the Sentiment Analysis Spanish API, available at APIcultur. We’ve categorized the Sentiment Analysis Spanish API under the Natural Language Processing category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Natural Language Processing APIs.

GoodHire focuses on background-check solutions to hire potential employees. The GoodHire API allows Integration of employment background checks into web apps, and can be accessed via HTTPS with GET and POST methods. API methods provided are: add company, report order, partner access, consent upload, report status. We’ve primarily categorized the GoodHire API under the Background category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Background APIs.

The Nao Perca API provides developers with access to thousands of points of interest (POIs) in Portugal. POI categories include stores, restaurants, museums, infrastructure, and more. Users of the API can also add their own POIs and areas to the system. Results can be provided as lists or as mapping markers. We’ve primarily categorized the Nao Perca API under the Location category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Location APIs.

Zatar is an Internet of Things (IoT) cloud based service for collaboration and application development. The Zatar Application API allows developers to create apps with customized experiences such as virtual worlds and avatars. Authenticate users, create, update, retrieve, and share avatars and device avatars with the API. Zatar defines Avatar as “a digital representation of a physical thing.”

Zatar world API
Zatar provides worlds where your avatars can live and play. Add and manage things to your connected world with Zatar. image: Zatar

This API is categorized under Avatars. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Avatars APIs. Zatar is a product of Zebra Technologies.

OnTime is courier software that helps businesses to work in the cloud with or without an internet connection. The OnTime API allows developers to create, update, and track orders. Documentation includes examples to simplify integration and the API is built on open standards. It features SOAP and XML services. The OnTime API is listed under the Shipping category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Shipping APIs.

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