This week we had 7 new APIs added to our API directory. The latest include a recipe API with access to 170,000 recipes, a bulk SMS API, an API for sending EDI (electronic data interchange) messages,an API for finding freelance programmers, an API for selling custom on-demand merchandise, an API for project management tools, and an API for sharing photos on Twitter. Here is more on each of these new APIs:
BigOven Recipe API: BigOven is a social network about food that aims to make you a better cook. The BigOven API lets you search over 170,000+ recipes by ingredient, title and other criteria, get recipes and recipe reviews, and get detailed ingredient information. You can get and update grocery lists. Support for XML and JSON formats in a REST-based API.
BulkSMS API: BulkSMS offers bulk text messaging delivery to 166 countries worldwide via a simple HTTP API. Multiple routing and pricing options.
ECGridOS EDI API: ECGridOS is a Web Services API for EDI communications. ECGridOS provides send, receive, and tracking of EDI messages via a single, un-metered attachment point. ECGridOS “confers the full power of a VAN on your applications.”
Getafreelancer API: Getafreelancer is a resource for finding freelance programmers or looking for freelance jobs; thousands of skilled programmers are available for hiring. The Getafreelancer API allows users and developers to access all the public information from the website’s database. (Note this is now called Freelancer.com)
Printfection API: The Printfection services lets you sell your own branded merchandise in a custom store front: upload your designs, create your products and start promoting. Printfection also handles printing and fulfillment. The Printfection API lets you manage your account, stores, products and images as well as provide Print On Demand merchandise and eCommerce functionality to your website.
Taskbarn API: Taskbarn gives users project management tools. Some features include the ability to organize project tasks to list, communicate with members through private messages and project feed, share files, links and assets, invite clients, colleagues, and friends to collaborate, and access projects from anywhere via the internet. The API allows developers to use the tools in their application.
twitsnaps API: Twitsnaps is a service that allows users to share their photographs from their twitter accounts. The Twitsnaps API can be used to upload photos or get data about the photos. The API is free and available for use.