Xchangeonline is a tool that provides currency conversion and rounding functionality that can be integrated with other applications. Their selling point is that, unlike other currency conversion tools available, their service is easy for anyone to use, reliable and affordable. The Xchangeonline API makes it possible for third party developers to access this functionality.
A workshop on open government data pathways by API Evangelist and current White House Innovation Fellow, Kin Lane, shows there is still plenty of potential for developers, startups and interested citizens to influence the government open data agenda and make use of government data assets. Lane ran the workshop as part of the pre-opening day's workshop series at API Strategy and Practice, being held in San Francisco for the rest of the week.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Chatbots, Conversions, and Internet of Things. Highlights include an API that returns music metadata powered by Artificial Intelligence and an API for Sketchfab 3D art sharing and downloads.