With the Google Fusion Tables PHP SDK by Google, developers can interact with the API via Api Key and OAuth 2.0. Resources explain how to build the client object, build the service object, call the API, and handle the result. Includes Google App Engine support.
With 25 million business listings over nine countries, open data company Factual has taken a first step toward creating a place database to which anyone can contribute. With location-based applications now more popular than ever, the data is extremely valuable to developers. Factual is providing it via its API, currently for free.
One of the coolest things about working with data is creating visualizations to uncover new and unexpected insights. Developers use APIs to do this all the time and Twitter is easily one of the most popular ones available. Today we'll look at some recent submissions to our directory, each using the Twitter API and displaying a visualization of some kind. Read below for more details on each.
Guggy is a new smart contextual GIF maker. Through the use of Natural Language Processing, Guggy selects a humorous GIF to complement input text. The end result is what the company calls a "GIF Message" - a GIF with text overlaid. Guggy offers complete access to the platform via a free REST API.