This is indirect access to the reCAPTCHA API. It is a freely available CAPTCHA implementation that distinguishes humans from computers. reCAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA program, used to distinguish humans from computers, that uses the answers provided by the user to help digitize scans of old books and newspapers.
This segment of the past year's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to ProgrammableWeb covers the Application Development, DevOps, and Developer Tools areas. Tools and technology that helps make a developer's life easier, including APIs from Google, GitHub, and AWS, are included.
We here at ProgrammableWeb see a lot of APIs. Many of them are pretty secure, and some sadly are not. So, what makes an API secure? Well, I'm glad you asked. There are a lot of things one can do to improve the security of an API. Below I'll outline three simple practices that make up a good start for a secure API.