Getting structured data out of web pages — often referred to as "web scraping" — is a real need, particularly for people whose job it is to prepare and analyze the information that's available in web pages. Meeting this need is right up the alley of a data extraction tool, such as Import.io.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Natural Language Processing, Transportation, Games, SQL, and DevOps. One highlight today is the PokéAPI, which can access a Pokémon database. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Tinybird is looking to simplify building real-time data analytics products by offering infrastructure that assists in data aggregation. Tinybird claims to be able to ingest millions of rows of data per second and provide developers with low-latency access to the resulting SQL database.