Here’s a quick rundown on 5 of the newest APIs added to our API directory. As usual, it’s a wide range. The latest include APIs for Burning Man, Cheezburger, soundtrack search, New Zealand digital media, and email marketing. Here are more details on each of these new entries:
Burning Man API: Burning Man is an art event and temporary community “based on radical self expression and self-reliance” that takes place each summer at Black Rock City of Nevada. It has its own API that gives users all sorts of data pertaining to it. Features include access to data for maps, events, themes, and more.
Cheezburger API: The Cheezburger API allows users to integrate features of I Can Has Cheezburger (the hugely successful lolcats site) into their website or web app. Features include database searching (of the site’s photos), photo uploading, caption uploading, and more.
DigitalNZ API: Find, share and use New Zealand’s digital content lead by the National Library of New Zealand. Access to database of metadata that comes from various institutions around New Zealand including “content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector, and community groups.”
iContact API: The iContact API features all the iContact capabilities to help users build email marketing applications. It is designed from the ground up to be easy to use, flexible, and powerful. Some of the features include synchronization of data, statistics, and more.
ScreenTunes API: ScreenTunes is a media-based search engine. The ScreenTunes API offers a basic data feed for developers wishing to add a soundtrack or reverse-soundtrack search to their application or site. Data can be retrieved in both JSON and XML formats.