Daily API RoundUp: Sentinel Weather, HoldMyTicket, Quidax, Ubersmith, PharmGKB

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Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Subscriptions, Recognition and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include the PharmGKB API for retrieving data about gene and drug relationships. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


PharmGKB is a pharmacogenomics knowledge Resource regarding pharmacogenomic genes and gene-drug-disease relationships. The PharmGKB API in REST architecture and BETA version returns JSON data with dosing guidelines, pathways, and clinical annotations and reference objects such as genes, chemicals, and variants. PharmGKB is managed at Stanford University and financially supported by NIH/NIGMS. This API is listed under the Genetics category.


Screenshot: PharmGKB

Ubersmith provides subscription business management services. The Ubersmith API enables developers to implement subscription management features into applications, with methods to manage general functions, clients, devices, orders, sales, support and more. It is listed in the Subscriptions category.

Intenseye provides computer vision services for video and image processing and image recognition. The Intenseye API offers video analytics data in JSON format. With the API, developers can track objects and extract information from videos and cameras. API methods are available to manage camera functions, video task functions, image detection functions and more. The Intenseye API is listed under the Recognition category.

Al Baraka Islamic Bank provides regional banking, financial products, and services in the Persian Gulf, Middle East, and North Africa, and shares the interest-free profit with customers. The Al Baraka API allows users to utilize services for accounts, payments, investment products, credit cards, and others. This API is listed in the Open Banking category.

Quidax is a cryptocurrency marketplace and exchange that allows trading with several currencies including fiat. The Quidax Merchant API makes it easy to integrate fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies such as; Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP and several others into new and existing applications. This API is in our Cryptocurrency category.

Enable apps to buy and sell cryptocurrency using local currency with Quidax

Enable apps to buy and sell cryptocurrency using local currency with Quidax. Screenshot: Quidax

Minter is a Blockchain network that enables the creation of coins with absolute and instant liquidity. Coins can be exchanged within and outside the network. The Minter Node API allows developers to access transactions, blocks, events, and validators. JSON is the preferred response format. It is also listed in under Cryptocurrency.

Festivo aggregates holiday information via Machine Learning technology. The Festivo API provides users with data on holidays for 120 countries and states around the world. The API returns each holiday's name, date, country, and type as well as upcoming holidays and more. The service offers reliable source of holiday information for payroll administration, stock market trading, banking, trend detection and prediction of sales, along with many other use cases. It is filed under Holidays in the ProgrammableWeb directory.

Sentinel Weather provides predictive enterprise weather services. The Sentinel Weather API supplies accurate solar power and radiation forecasts for upcoming dates and times. It also provides warnings for severe weather events. This service is available for any location worldwide. The API lets developers select any meteorological variable and set customized thresholds to trigger alerts via email or SMS. It is filed in the Weather category.

The New York Times Top Stories API returns articles from the arts, business and other newspaper sections. Use the API to access data and article information about arts, automobiles, books, business, fashion, food and more. It is listed in the News Services category.

email-validation-api.com is a real-time email address verification API. The API performs checks on both local username and domain name parts of the Email address syntax. The system evaluates a score based on the username syntax risk, as well as some deep server verification. It is free for 10K emails monthly or unlimited on paid plan. It is listed in the Validation category.

HoldMyTicket provides digital ticketing and box office services. The HoldMyTicket API returns tickets and events data. With the API, developers can implement seating charts, venues, customer management, and insight into applications. The HoldMyTicket API is listed under the Tickets category.

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