We used Twitter for discovering new APIs that can be added to our directory, as well as correspond to providers or users from time to time. Witnessing what is trending on Twitter can provide us with insights on what are the important topics of the day, and what technology may be driving developers.
Each time we publish and API on ProgrammableWeb, we try to publish a tweet to promote it a bit. In this article, we check out the top 20 ProgrammableWeb tweets about APIs that were clicked on, retweeted, liked, or shared in other ways by the Twitterverse. APIs from our various categories are represented, including TV, Location, Security, Data, Cryptocurrency, and DevOps.
1. Star Trek API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) February 5, 2019
The STAPI Star Trek API pulls data from publicly available data sources, such as the Memory Alpha Star Trek wiki. This data is cleansed, standardized, and put into a relational model. API methods are available for episode, weapons, trading cards, location, comics, performer, season, soundtrack, spacecraft and other data. The API is not officially affiliated with Star Trek film or TV license holders.
2. Google Docs API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) April 15, 2019
The Google Docs API provides a way to integrate applications and create documents from user and system provided data. CRUD operations are available for automating processes, creating documents and more.
3. Free OCR API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) February 9, 2019
The Free OCR API parses images and multi-page PDF documents (PDF OCR) and returns extracted text in JSON format. The API can be used from any internet-connected device including Android and iOS mobile devices and IoT devices.
4. SiteWhere API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) July 30, 2019
SiteWhere is an application development platform designed to build and deploy IoT systems. The SiteWhere API provides access to resources, batch operations, customers, devices, and schedules
5. TomTom Geofencing API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) June 27, 2019
TomTom offers traffic, navigation and mapping products. TomTom Geofencing API defines virtual barriers on real geographical locations. Users can determine whether an object is located within, outside, or close to a predefined geographical area and take actions such as push notifications, alerts, and home automation cues based on user location or proximity.
6. Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Personalizer API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) May 27, 2019
Developers can learn about users and target services for them based on real-time behavior with the Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Personalizer API.
7. RealtyMole API
Use the @realtymole Property #API to retrieve property details such as square footage, year build, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc. This RESTful API supports looking up specific #properties or searching for lists of properties based on various criteria. https://t.co/dXOFjxktb8 pic.twitter.com/9eEgkMkWT2
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) September 7, 2019
Realty Mole provides data on real estate properties. This RESTful API supports looking up specific properties or searching based on size, lot, year built, or other criteria.
8. Vericred Disruption Analysis API
For companies evaluating whether or not to switch #insurance plans, disruption analysis is a vital process that has historically been time and resource intensive. @Vericred has launched the Disruption Analysis #API to fix this problem. https://t.co/gXgpPRtqrO pic.twitter.com/NVmFgtnWY2
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) July 18, 2019
The Vericred API returns health insurance data including medical plans, dental plans, vision plans, coverage, drugs, networks, and providers. The Disruption API enables users to weigh-in factors resulting from switching plans.
9. Xpring XRP API
The #Xpring XRP #API retrieves #digitalcurrency #data in JSON format to check balances, send payments, and check the status of a payment. This REST-like API works as a specification and a server for the #XRP Ledger https://t.co/7r9xiGBdUg#cryptocurrency @Ripple @XpringDev pic.twitter.com/fC5sNpwvvk
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) November 23, 2019
Xpring is an open developer platform for money. Xpring XRP is a digital asset native to the XRP Ledger. The XPRING XRP API retrieves digital currency data in JSON format to check balances, send payments, and check the status of a payment.
10. Plansource API
The @PlanSource #API provides access to benefits, payroll, #complianc e, and #billing data for employers and #insurance solutions. PlanSource supports Aflac, Cigna, Guardian, MetLife, and Unum insurance companies. https://t.co/ZnhMThlSiJ#HumanResources pic.twitter.com/OYxWuAp015
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) November 1, 2019
PlanSource provides software for employee benefits administration. The PlanSource API provides programmatic access to manage benefits, payroll, compliance, and billing data for employers and insurance solutions. Plansource supports Aflac, Cigna, Guardian, MetLife, and Unum insurance companies.
11. Hodl Hodl API
@hodlhodl , a peer-to-peer #bitcoin exchange, has launched an #API through which third-party apps and websites can display Hodl Hodl offers such as: fetching new orders, searching public offers, creating new offers, and updating existing offers. https://t.co/RPDenqIkjs#P2P pic.twitter.com/rwqW49FHQN
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) December 17, 2019
Hodl Hodl is a a peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange platform with an API to integrate with wallets, other trading services, OTC trading desks and aggregators.
12. Terbine API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) November 18, 2019
Terbine is a digital marketplace for physical world data. The Terbine API provides a way to interface with Terbine marketplace services. The API provides methods to retrieve data about IoT services from universities, public agencies, and corporations regarding user administration, user profiles, search, schema admin, metadata and more.
13. No Key No Shade RuPaul's Drag Race
The No Key No Shade: A RuPaul's Drag Race #API allows developers to retrieve information about the queens, seasons, and episodes of @RuPaulsDragRace. https://t.co/tMvf4UDnJ9#entertainment #TV #DragQueens pic.twitter.com/krqJl44ZE6
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) May 3, 2019
The No Key No Shade: A RuPaul's Drag Race API provides data from the vh1 TV show RuPaul's Drag Race. Developers can access data about queens, seasons, and episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race TV program.
14. DeepAI Nudity Detection API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) February 15, 2019
DeepAI provides tools for building with computer vision services. The DeepAI NSFW API returns 0 and 1 numbers to detect nudity on websites and mobile apps, with 1 being the response for considered not safe for web.
15. Cloverly API
The Get Cloverly #API provides data about consumption of the #carbon offsets and some endpoints for calculating #carbonimpact https://t.co/i8SZUhc3pu#Environment #Sustainability pic.twitter.com/LaTvATolxL
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) July 29, 2019
Cloverly is an API for consuming carbon offsets. Additionally, it does have some endpoints for calculating carbon impact. This is the first API which allows consumption of carbon offsets. Until now, APIs enabled calculations, but not purchases. Cloverly works with ecommerce platforms including Shopify and Magento.
16. StrongSalt API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) December 12, 2019
StrongSalt provides an encryption-as-a-service platform. The StrongSalt Open Privacy API enables developers to include built-in data protection and user privacy within applications. It aims to be for privacy what Stripe is for payments or Twilio is for communications.
17. Deutsche Bahn Open Data API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) August 12, 2019
Deutsche Bahn is a European rail service based in Germany. The Deutsche Bahn Open Data GraphQL API includes services for StaDa, FaSta, TimeTables, Flinkster, CallABike and more.
18. Checkly API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) July 4, 2019
Checkly helps developers monitor the correctness of API endpoints. Retrieve monitoring results, connect dashboards, and see status reports with the Checkly API.
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) July 4, 2019
CoinGecko is an application for rating digital currencies in the cryptocurrency market. The CoinGecko API enables developers to retrieve live cryptocurrency and cryptoexchanges data. The API provides trading volume, pricing, tickers, exchanges, historical data, coin information, and global markets. Over 4,000 cryptoassets and 300 cryptoexchanges are available.
20. qmeta API
— ProgrammableWeb (@programmableweb) November 3, 2019
qmeta.net is an anonymous peer-to-peer (P2P) search engine that uses its own search and ranking algorithms. qmeta search engine API offers programmatic access for search query data.