The Slim Framework is a micro framework designed to help developers to quickly create web applications and HTTP APIs in PHP. Slim's router is capable of mapping route callbacks to HTTP request methods and URIs. The router supports pattern matching and route segment parameters.
This week we had 30 new APIs added to our API directory. We continue seeing a lot of growth in new APIs this year and it brings our total size of our directory to 1921 APIs. Some of the most interesting new entries include a UK postal address lookup API, and API to convert IP to timezone, and a realtime feed search API.
Sociocast raised $1 million in funding from New York’s Raptor Ventures, bringing its total to nearly $6 million. As CEO and founder Albert Azout told Sean Ludwig at Venturebeat, the Prediction API is useful to advertising, social and gaming, retail, finance and government.
Cigna, one of the world's largest health services provider, now offers realtime health data through the Cigna Health API. The API enables developers to create applications with personalized data, share test applications, deploy production applications and more. Authorized developer partners gain access to two general bodies of data: individual services (personal data) and utility services (broad set of capabilities).