How to become a better programmer is a tough question to answer, as it is largely subjective. However, becoming a complete programmer involves building experience across a range of development tasks, including algorithms, data structure and OOPS, to name a few, over many years.
Have a look at the APIs that peaked the interest of developers, readers, and our own researchers. APIs were chosen according to web traffic, social media mentions, picks from our API directory research team, and hot categories. These interesting APIs were all added to our directory during 2017.