Daily API RoundUp: WebXR, Tagove, AirHint, Zapic, DiscountAPI

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Twenty-One APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Video, Chat, and Air Travel. Highlighted today is an API for cross application social engagement for games, and an API that predicts the best time to buy airline tickets. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Google Cloud Billing Catalog API offers real-time access to authoritative Google Cloud Platform (GCP) list pricing. The API allows developers to manage billing for their Google Cloud Platform projects programmatically with methods available to retrieve billing account data, estimate costs, predict the amount of bills and more. This API is listed under the Billing category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Billing APIs.

The Immersive Web Community Group provides a repository for the WebXR Device API Specification on GitHub. The WebXR Device API offers access to input and output capabilities that are associated with Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) hardware headsets. The specification provides interfaces that allow developers to create Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences on a web site, VR headset or AR enabled phone. The WebXR Device API is listed under the Augmented Reality category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Augmented Reality APIs.

apiBridge India Pincodes and Places API allows users to integrate features for querying India Postal Index Number codes (PIN Codes) and geographic places. Developers can retrieve JSON results for postal code, district name, place name, geocoordinates, and state name. API methods such as autocomplete and validation are included. The API is listed under the Location category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Location APIs.

apiBridge is a simple restful API for India pincodes & places

apiBridge is a simple restful API for India pincodes & places. Image: apiBridge

Tagove provides live video chat, voice call, text chat, co-browsing, screenshot and chatbot software for enhanced customer experience needs. The Tagove JavaScript API enables applications with chat box features. Developers can use video, audio, and text as parameters, insert a widget for a one click button support, and use the Cobrowsing API to hide sensitive information to an agent. The Tagove Web API returns data with chat features including visitor, recording, messaging, and history. Tagove APIs is listed under the Chat category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Chat APIs.

AirHint provides airfare prediction solutions for air travel websites, travel management companies, travel agents, airlines, researchers or other businesses in air travel industry. The AirHint platform constantly crunches millions of airfares to detect the best flight deals for a given destination, airport, route and time period. The Airhint Airfare Predictions REST API provides airfare predictions, recommendations, and stats. The API will allow applications to predict best time to buy (or wait to buy) tickets, price drop confidence by percentage, price range for a given month. The AirHint API is listed under the Air Travel category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Air Travel APIs.

Google CSS Paint API allows web developers to generate an image programmatically whenever a CSS property is expecting an image. This allows them to use paint(myPainter) to reference a paint worklet rather than loading an image file or using CSS built-in functions like linear-gradient(). This API will soon be enabled by default in Chrome Stable. This API is listed under the Images category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Images APIs.

CSS Paint API allow developers to write code to produce a CSS image

CSS Paint API allow developers to write code to produce a CSS image. Image: Google

HappyFox HappyFox is a centralized customer support ticketing system that helps organizations track and manage customer support requests across multiple channels including email, chats and social media. HappyFox JavaScript API returns customer data including name, email, and phone number by sending a signed-in username and email. Developers can authenticate with token to make calls that return responses in JSON format. HappyFox REST API also available, and it supports operations like creating a ticket, adding updates to a ticket, listing tickets and users of the Helpdesk. HappyFox APIs are listed under the Customer Service category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Customer Service APIs.

Zapic provides an engagement platform designed for mobile gaming integrations. The Zapic API can be used to access game events, statistics, and achievements. Zapic platform features leaderboards, engaging achievements, cross application features, and a modern, integrated UI. The Zapic API is listed under the Engagement category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Engagement APIs.

Zapic is a cross-application social platform for creating interesting player experiences

Zapic is a cross-application social platform for creating interesting player experiences. Image: Zapic

DiscountAPI API allows developers to include interesting local deals and discounts in their app or website. These deals come from a variety of sources to ensure that there are options appropriate for many different audiences, and developers can choose what kinds of deals they want displayed using a web interface. Deals that match the user's location can be retrieved using the user's IP address, GPS coordinates, or street address. The API is listed under the Discounts category. See ProgrammableWeb's complete list of Discounts APIs.

We continue to add APIs for integrating applications with various cryptocurrency exchange services to our Cryptocurrency category. Today's additions include the list below.

LiveCoin provides a simple interface, low-fee trading platform for accessing cryptocurrency trading markets. Use the LiveCoin Exchange API to integrate cryptocurrency and fiat money trading functionalities. It provides a variety of trading tools and supports bots trading and arbitrage.

Bleutrade is a cryptocurrency exchange market. The Bleutrade API allows developers to build trade automation bots and returns JSON-formatted responses.

flowBTC is a Brazilian digital trading platform. The flowBTC API supports the integration of cryptocurrency trading functionality in applications. The API provides both Private and Public endpoints.

SFOX cryptocurrency exchange platform supports Bitcoin sale and purchase transactions. Developers can use the SFOX API to build applications that connect to the SFOX trading platform.

WhoAPI provides a set of APIs to transform raw domain data into machine readable outputs. We've added the APIs listed below to our Domains category.

WhoAPI IP Whois API provides access to IP address whois information.

WhoAPI Domains Score API allows users to get domain reputation scores that rank certain domains higher or lower on a scale of 0-100.

WhoAPI Domain Availability API allows users to check domain availability for registration.

WhoAPI Email Blacklist API allows users to check the status of a domain name and IP address on popular email blacklists.

WhoAPI Email Score API allows users to get email reputation scores that rank certain emails higher or lower on a scale of 0-100.

WhoAPI Screenshot API is used for taking website screenshots. Users can programmatically take entire web pages or generate thumbnails. Advanced features include screenshot time delay and resolution.

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