November 25, 2019
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Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Weather, Real Estate, Games, and Domains. Included is an OCR API for extracting data from receipts, and an API for controlling the Sony Aibo robot dog. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Weather APIs (Application Programming Interface) are used in developing various Climate, Meteorology or Weather Applications by programmers. Developers can search for a Weather API, sample source code and how-tos / tutorials for their Apps within our directory, whether paid, free or freemium.
Twitter's a great tool for keeping up with what's going on with everyone. Everything from mundane this-is-what-I'm-eating tweets to more informative Eric-Estrada-is-at-the-mall-across-the-street (this actually happend) tweets. We have a great deal of tools for keeping track of it all, namely TweetDeck, the Twitter desktop client bought by the microblogging company. Downtweet is a Twitter dashboard of sorts and takes to bring a TweetDeck-like experience to the web. It uses Twitter's streaming API, some fancy AJAX and the thing works pretty well, even if you don't have a Twitter account.