Daily API RoundUp: Twitter, ABN AMRO, Naturalis Biodiversity

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Twenty more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Finance, eCommerce, Banking, Tweets and Fantasy Sports. Highlights today are two enterprise-class APIs APIs from Twitter for querying Tweets. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


Blackout Rugby is a sports management (fantasy) game for international Rugby play. The Blackout Rugby API is designed for use in the Integration of rugby data in applications. The RESTful API returns responses regarding statistics, managers, clubs, players, regions and more. The Blackout Rugby API is listed under the Fantasy Sports category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Fantasy Sports APIs.

Balckout Rugby API

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Twitter is following through on its commitment from to help developers scale their projects from low-level to enterprise-class endeavors. The Twitter Enterprise Search API provides provides Tweets posted with the last 30 days and provides Tweets from the entire archive, starting with the first Tweet posted in March, 2006. The Twitter Search Tweets API provides low-latency, full-fidelity, query-based access to the previous 30 days of Tweets with minute granularity that provides both data and counts endpoints. Both APIs are listed under the Tweets category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Tweets APIs.

Vibes is a mobile engagement Platform that provides messaging, notifications, and wallet services. The Vibes Mobile Engagement Platform API allows programmatic access to Vibes' mobile database and campaign manager. The Vibes Connect API enables transactional SMS messaging within applications. Both APIs are listed under the Marketing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Marketing APIs.

SimpleWeb E-Commerce provides eCommerce software, including SimpleApps. Prophet 21 (or P21), is a Microsoft Windows based software package for wholesale distribution from Epicor software. The SimpleApps Prophet 21 REST API can access eCommerce data, such as site workflow, User Experience, marketing, analytics, and content management. The SimpleApps Prophet 21 API is listed under the eCommerce category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of eCommerce APIs.

Netherlands-based bank ABN AMRO has launched a developer portal and a set of commercial APIs. The ABN AMRO Batch Payments API provides users a way to transfer multiple payments and to automate payment flow. The ABN AMRO Corporate Accounts API allows users to retrieve real-time account information. Developers can retrieve transaction history and real-time balances from ABN AMRO payment accounts with the API. The ABN AMRO Tikkie API provides a way to create payment requests via SMS, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and more. The Tikkie API can be used to create payment requests on behalf of users and are organized into platforms. These API have been added to our Banking category.

The Naturalis Biodiversity Center is a national museum, academic research institute, and cultural heritage institution in Leiden, Netherlands. The Naturalis Biodiversity API provides programmatic access to more than 8 million specimen records from the Natural History Collection at the Naturalis Biodiversity Center. More specimens are being added continuously as their digitization project proceeds. Developers can use the API to get details about specimens, taxonomy information, geographic data, multimedia about specimens, metadata and more. The API is listed under the Museums category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Museums APIs.

Digitizing the Naturalis collection Video: Naturalis

Intrinio is a provider of financial services that delivers data collection, data entry, and data analysis tools. Several Intrinio APIs have been submitted to the Financial category of the ProgrammableWeb directory over the past few months. Here are the latest submissions:

Intrinio NYSE Global Index Feed API provides real-time access to US index and exchange-traded product valuations data from NYSE. This API includes access to NYSE, ARCA, NYSE American, and other indices along with third-party index values.

Intrinio NYMEX Real-Time Futures Prices API provides access to a data Feed of real time futures prices from the NYMEX contract market. This feed allows users to follow intra-day price movements for 500 futures and options contracts, the majority of which are for energy-related contracts.

Intrinio Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Prices API allows developers to access a data feed of end of day prices (EOD) from the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in the United Arab Emirates.

Intrinio BATS Europe BXE Prices API provides end of day prices from the BATS Europe BXE in the UK. The API delivers historical data (back to 2007), additional prices adjusted for splits and dividends, and volume and split prices in JSON or EXCEL friendly formats. Intrinio offers payment plans for individuals, startups, developers, and enterprises.

Intrinio Real Time Canadian Stock Prices (TMX, TSX) API provides access to real-time stock prices from the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the TSX Venture Exchange (NEX).

Intrinio Amman Stock Exchange Prices API allows developers to access a data feed of end of day prices (EOD) from the Amman Stock Exchange in Jordan.

Intrinio Barbados Stock Exchange Prices API offers end of day prices (EOD) from the Barbados Stock Exchange. The API provides real-time trading data, and historical data as well.

Also available are Intrinio Amman Stock Exchange Prices API, Intrinio AktieTorget Exchange Prices API, Intrinio Banja Luka Stock Exchange Prices API, Intrinio Bahrain Bourse Prices API, Intrinio Bahamas International Securities Exchange Prices API, Intrinio Beirut Stock Exchange Prices API, and Intrinio Algiers Stock Exchange Prices API.


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