62 New APIs: Roku, TaskRabbit, Rogers and mobDB

Wendell Santos, March 4th, 2012

This week we had 62 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital media streaming service, eCommerce via Twitter service, task and errand contract labor service, local advertising service, mobile location services, and a mobile application backend and push notification service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

AerapayAerapay API: The service enables payment from a user's mobile device directly to an application provider. When the user approves payment, the service accesses the credit balance stored on the device and transfers the approved amount directly to the application's designated account. It aims to streamline e-commerce and online payments without delays or costs due to intermediaries.

API methods support submission and retrieval of customer information, products available for purchase, promotional contacts to generate sales, invoicing, and payment for purchases. Methods also handle account management and messaging configuration.

BigMLBigML API: BigML is a service for cloud-hosted machine learning and data analysis. Users can set up a data source, create a dataset, create a model from the dataset, and then make predictions based on the data.

The BigML API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of BigML with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account and service.

BIRT onDemandBIRT onDemand API: The service provides an open-source, web-hosted business activity reporting tool. It is intended to render graphs and reports on business performance based on complex data with a simple user experience. The reporting tools integrate analytical dashboards and interactive reports into a comprehensive web interface.

API methods support management of user accounts including creation of and user assignment to role groups and event notification groups. Methods also support configuring and implementing the reporting services.

Center for Biological Sequence AnalysisCenter for Biological Sequence Analysis API: The Center for Biological Sequence Analysis offers a collection of SOAP-based APIs for working with nucleotide sequences, amino acid sequences, and small molecules. The nucleotide sequence APIs visualize and analyze genomes, as well as find specific genes and splice sites within a genome. The amino acid APIs assess post-translational modifications to proteins, identify immunological features of proteins, and determine protein structure and function. The small molecule API helps determine the cardiotoxicology of drug molecules. Each of these APIs has its own WSDL endpoint.

CenterPoint Energy Usage History InquiryCenterPoint Energy Usage History Inquiry API: The Houston, Texas energy utility provides electricity service to more than 2 million customers. Its usage history service gives automated access to customer billing history and electricity usage as measured by interval data recorder (IDR). It is intended to encourage involvement by third-party information providers who have customer permission to access electricity usage information.

API methods support contact and validation of the third-party system's information access, along with provider account management. Methods also allow retrieval of usage history for the account specified in the request by the validated application.

Chinese PostalCodeSearchChinese PostalCodeSearch API: This API lets users get the postal code of the matched city by specifying country name, city name and the matching mode of city name. The RESTful API only returns top 10 records containing a list of city names and their postal codes in XML format if not according to exact matching.

ChirpifyChirpify API: Chirpify is a service that allows users to turn Tweets into transactions. Chirpify offers functionality for Tweets to become payments, sales transactions, donations, and other eCommerce transactions.

The Chirpify API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Chirpify with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include integrated eCommerce functionality into applications, receiving real-time payments over Twitter, and scheduling automatic Tweets. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here http://chirpify.com/twitter_commerce/contact.

CityGrid AdvertisingCityGrid Advertising API: The CityGrid network APIs give developers access to premium local content including user reviews, editorial content, merchant messages & more, across 75K neighborhoods nationwide. CityGrid Media is an online media company that connects web and mobile publishers with local advertising organizations by linking them through CityGrid, its local content and advertising network.

CityGrid provides a set of local advertising APIs, where users can request ads by category and geography, and CityGrid servers will generate advertisements from their advertising partner network. Users can choose to have CityGrid generate ad images, or simply obtain ad data from CityGrid and render the images themselves. Users can get ad information in XML or JSON, or make an Ajax call to have the images loaded directly in their pages. Users can also get paid for various impressions and referrals from certain business listings provided by the Places API, by adding tracking code to their pages and referral parameters to URLs.

CloudBlocks CloudQuartzCloudBlocks CloudQuartz API: CloudQuartz by CloudBlocks lets users define and schedule their jobs to run at specified times and on different servers. The jobs can then be monitored and controlled centrally via the web. The API allows users to create and schedule jobs, fetch new jobs when they are due to run and notify the server of agent status. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

CopasiWSCopasiWS API: CopasiWS is a suite of APIs based on COPASI software for simulating biochemical systems. In addition to converting and validating files for use, users can find the steady state of a dynamic system or determine a system's trajectory. One API quantifies the effects of reaction rates on chemical concentrations, while others calculate the sensitivities of biochemical models and their responses to parameter changes. All CopasiWS APIs make use of the SOAP protocol.

CTA AlertsCTA Alerts API: The service, a companion to the CTA Bus Tracker, gives access to alerts from transitchicago.com highlighting service disruptions and other events that might affect transit service in Chicago. Alerts distribute information about system status, route changes, and news from RSS feeds, ranked by potential to affect transit services and categorized by routes and stations affected.

API methods support submission of requests by service category (bus, train, systemwide, etc.), route, and station. Responses include a time-date stamp, route status message and color-coded indicator, plus specific alert content for notifications matching the request parameters. Detailed alert content specifies affect on handicap-accessible service, if appropriate, and whether the system affect results from planned maintenance.

DegreeDaysDegreeDays API: The service provides weather reports from thousands of weather stations drawn from Weather Underground but emphasizing likely effects on energy consumption. Data can be obtained by station or by location for a range of time periods — daily, weekly, monthly, and annual — with averages over time. Concurrent processing allows rapid access to comprehensive data.

API methods support retrieval of weather data by reporting station or by location, specified as postal code or latitude/longitude. Complex calculations allow the API to return accurate degree days estimates based on sometimes-incomplete raw input data.

DespegarDespegar API: Despegar is a travel agency specializing in Latin American destinations. Visitors to the site can search for hotels, flights and more and find the lowest prices. The API provides access to the data stored by Despegar. Data includes availability of accommodations, hotels, booking, airports, currencies and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

DovicoDovico API: Dovico is web based timesheet and time tracking software. Dovico offers two core products; "Timesheet", which is used for project-based time and expense tracking costing and billing, and "Planning & Timesheet", which, in addition to the core functionality of the other product, is used for project planning and forecasting. The Dovico API allows developers to expand and build on the Dovico Hosted platform. Developers can use to the API to integrate their data with third party web sites and applications. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.

Duplicated Genes DatabaseDuplicated Genes Database API: The Duplicated Genes Database (DGD) provides a list of co-located and duplicated genes. These genes may be either tandem repeats or members of the same multigene family. Lists of duplicated genes can be used to analyze the expression of genes from microarray profiling experiments, to characterize the genomic content of a specific chromosomal region, or to study the duplication status of a specific gene or group of genes.

The SOAP-based DGD API can only use Ensembl gene IDs as input data and does not allow the retrieval of cross-references in the output file.

eco:Speedeco:Speed API: The service provides fuel-conserving route and speed information for travel worldwide. An application provides input about the destination and desired route as well as desired energy savings, and the service returns an optimal route and projected fuel use. It can also provide on-going navigation, route tracking, and fuel-consumption updates.

API methods support submission of route parameters such as location, distance, direction, grade, and road type as well as vehicle information (weight, occupants, fuel type, etc.). The API returns specifications for an optimal available route and projected fuel conservation results.

EmailValidateEmailValidate API: The service validates email addresses via syntax analysis, lookup against MX records, and checks against SMTP availability. It reviews a submitted address list and validates the entries without sending email to the recipients, allowing clean-up of lists that does not risk damage to customer relationships.

API methods support submission of email addresses and return response codes and messages. Responses specify validity of address syntax, validity against MX records, and SMTP availability.

EnergyStar ABSEnergyStar ABS API: The free web service from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promotes sharing of data on energy use and facility energy-consumption information. It interacts with EPA's Portfolio Manager software tool to help applications provide energy and building data as part of the Energy Star energy performance rating. This benchmarking supports development of environmental performance metrics.

API methods support management of Energy Star rating status, updating of building and energy meter information, and retrieval of benchmarking data for local comparisons. Methods also support management of ABS program user account information.

Food2uFood2u API: Food2u is an application that allows users in Spain to order food from restaurants that are near their location. Food2u locates restaurants in the user's vicinity, shows the results, and users can choose what they want to order and from where and place the order for delivery.

The Food2u API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Food2u with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include searching and retrieving restaurants, retrieving menu items, and placing orders.

GeoIPsGeoIPs API: GeoIPs.com is an application that offers users IP tracking data, web tools and geographic resources. The service lets users identify IP addresses in real-time. The API lets users trace their website visitors by providing their geographic location and IP related information. Developers can integrate the data with their own sites and applicatilns. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

Golm Metabalome DatabaseGolm Metabalome Database API: The Golm Metabolome Database (GMD) offers a collection of APIs that provide programmatic access to the GMD's search functions. These APIs allow users to search for metabolites by inputting GC-MS spectral data consisting of a retention index and mass intensity ratios. Metabolites that don't yet have reference mass spectra included in the GMD can be characterized by the predicted presence or absence of functional groups. There is also a search API specific to the GoBioSpace database, which is part of the GMD. The GMD APIs operate over SOAP, GET, and POST protocols.

GSMA OneAPI Zonal PresenceGSMA OneAPI Zonal Presence API: The GSMA is an association of mobile operators worldwide. Representing more than 800 mobile operators in more than 220 countries, the GSMA supports the standardizing, deployment and promotion of the GSM mobile telephone system. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo.

The GSMA OneAPI is a set of APIs that expose network capabilities over HTTP. The OneAPI Zonal Presence interface allows a Web application to query a ‘Zone’. A zone is a cluster of one or more Femtocells to which end user phones may be connected. With the Zonal Presence API you can determine the number of users in a zone, be notified of entries to/exits from the Zone, and the user path taken through the Femtocells in a Zone.

HUSAR Bioinformatics LabHUSAR Bioinformatics Lab API: The HUSAR Bioinformatics Lab at DKFZ provides a large number of freely available APIs. Many of these are useful in aligning DNA, RNA, or protein sequences. Alignments can be pairwise or multiple, local or global. Some of the APIs help visualize sequences or alignment results. Others edit biological sequences to make them more comprehensible to researchers.

One large group of APIs is dedicated specifically to working with nucleic acid sequences. Some analyze sequence composition or codon usage, while others locate specific genes, motifs, or CpG islands within a sequence. One group of these APIs focuses on translating DNA sequences to proteins and vice versa. A handful of others focus on working with sequence profiles. Still more look for primers, repeats, restriction sites, or transcription factors. A few others allow the user to play with sequence mutations.

Yet another group of APIs works exclusively with proteins. A few APIs in this category focus on identification and profiling. There are some that assess secondary and tertiary structure, while others focus on determining protein composition and motifs. A couple are designed to simulate mutations in proteins.

A handful of miscellaneous APIs provide background information on sequences, alignment methods, available databases, and other relevant subjects. One simply returns the current EMBOSS version number.

All of HUSAR's services are based on EMBOSS freeware and possess their own individual WSDL endpoints.

Imo GamesImo Games API: Imo.im is a web-based service that allows users to hold text, voice, and video chats on multiple instant messaging protocols. Currently supported protocols include MSN, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, Facebook, AIM/ICQ, Jabber, MySpace, Hyves, VKontakte and Steam. Some of the features of imo include linking all of a users instant messaging accounts, creating a network, group chatting, searchable chat history and much more. imo’s Game API allows developers to share their games with over one million users on imo’s platform. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

IPGP IP Address GeolocationIPGP IP Address Geolocation API: IPGP is a site that lets users lookup the location of their site's visitors based on their IP addresses. It combines with Google Maps to provide geolocation services. The API gives developers access to the full functionality of the service. With the API users can get country, city, ISP and organization. Full documentation is not publicly available. The API return format is XML.

iRefIndexiRefIndex API: The iRefIndex APIs – PSICQUIC and PSISCORE – provide programmatic access to iRefIndex data on protein interactions as well as many other interaction databases. These APIs allow users to query one database website and then have that query replicated at all other databases that have implemented the APIs. The user then receives a compiled list of results matching their query regardless of the database that contains the information. The iRefIndex APIs are available via SOAP or REST protocols.

LevelUpLevelUp API: LevelUp is an online and mobile payment service. Users can set up their own QR code that allows them to pay various merchants via scanning the QR code. LevelUp also offers users savings when paying with the LevelUp application. Merchants can integrate the LevelUp system with their point-of-sale systems to accept LevelUp payments for goods and services.

The LevelUp API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of LevelUp with other applications, such as point-of-sale systems and to create new applications. Some example API methods include accepting online payments, accepting mobile payments, and retrieving reporting information. Interested developers should sign up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEJOVkZTcU81cTYtVC1rWFNubFRQMXc6MQ#gid=0.

LivedriveLivedrive API: Livedrive is a cloud storage and backup service. Livedrive allows users to upload files to the cloud for storage and sharing, as well as syncing. Livedrive also offers backup services.

The Livedrive API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Livedrive with other applications. Some example API methods include managing users, creating backups, managing backups, and managing accounts.

MashFreeMashFree API: Mashfree is a social media sharing service. It allows anyone to use deep linking to isolate an image, and share and comment it with others. Users can specify the media URL and options via mashfree.com URL parameters, and share the link with others. The API uses RESTful calls and returns the specified image file

MasterbranchMasterbranch API: Masterbranch is an online platform where developers can showcase their development skills and employers can hire developers for jobs and projects. Developers can keep a profile that outlines their coding skills. Employers can post projects and jobs, as well as search developers.

The Masterbranch API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Masterbranch with applications and to create new applications. An example API method is returning developer profiles.

mobDB.netmobDB.net API: mobDB is a backend service for mobile applications. mobDB offers server solutions for mobile applications, as well as push notification systems and analytics reporting.

The mobDB API allows developers to access the functionality of mobDB to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing accounts, managing users, and accessing analytics reports.

National Renewable Energy LabNational Renewable Energy Lab API: The service provides access to authoritative information on uses of alternative energy technologies from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). It provides energy usage and rate data to enable development of renewable energy installations and use of alternative fuels. Resources emphasize electricity generation, solar-power installations in general, and transportation solutions.

API methods support access to utilities serving specific locations and electricity rates charged, energy generation and cost savings from photovoltaic (PV) energy systems, and locations of alternative fuel stations.

NIST CDA Guideline ValidationNIST CDA Guideline Validation API: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides a service that automatically checks documents for validation according to official Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) guidelines. The CDA standard specifies the structure of the document's textual format to ensure a standard for effective human interpretation, as well as optional structuring for software processing.

Two functions are exposed by the CDA Guideline Validation API. The first takes no arguments and returns a list of CDA-based document specifications. The second takes a type of document (from the available validation types) and the content of a document as its arguments, and returns validation information as a response.

OppsPlaceOppsPlace API: The service provides job-seeking and networking resources targeted to members of minority groups and minority-owned businesses looking for expanded opportunities working with U.S. corporations. It aggregates rich content like advice columns and background information with employment listings and request for bid announcements.

API methods support direct creation and editing of job postings by corporate affiliates. Methods also support additions and updates to contract opportunities listed. Request data can specify job title and description, location, industry, functional category, compensation range, travel requirements, language skills required, and extensive additional detail.

PlunkerPlunker API: Plunker is a service that allows users to post and share multi-file snippets on the web. These snippets can also be viewed, updated, and deleted.

The Plunker API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Plunker with other applications and to create new applications. Example API methods available are creating a "plunk," updating a "plunk," reading a "plunk," and deleting a "plunk."

Product Life Cycle SupportProduct Life Cycle Support API: Product Life Cycle Support (PLCS) is a standard for creating and managing an Assured set of Product and Support Information (APSI), which can be used to specify and control required support activities throughout the life of a complex product. PLCS provides an application-specific, but flexible, information model, which can be tailored through the use of Reference Data Libraries. The Product Life Cycle Support API provides SOAP-based, programmatic access to PLCS functions.

PROMOparkPROMOpark API: PROMOpark is a Russian service for business process facilitation. It helps manage projects, automate routine processes, and extract important information from data sets. The PROMOpark API provides SOAP-based access to PROMOpark's project management functions.

The website and all documentation is in Russian. However, the SOAP methods are given in English.

Rogers LocationRogers Location API: Rogers is a leading provider of Wireless, Digital Cable TV, High Speed Internet and other mobile phone and data services throughout Canada. Catalyst is a third party developer program giving developers a space to build their products using Rogers' assets including SMS, LBS, and Carrier Billing APIs.

The Location Services API allows developers to use their applications to request the geographic position of a subscriber using network based positioning methods. The API uses both REST and SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

Rogers PaymentRogers Payment API: Rogers is a leading provider of Wireless, Digital Cable TV, High Speed Internet and other mobile phone and data services throughout Canada. Catalyst is a third party developer program giving developers a space to build their products using Rogers' assets including SMS, LBS, and Carrier Billing APIs.

The Payment API allows developers to use third party applications to charge services to a subscriber invoice, process payments, grant refunds and manage subscriptions. The API uses SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

Rogers PrivacyRogers Privacy API: Rogers is a leading provider of Wireless, Digital Cable TV, High Speed Internet and other mobile phone and data services throughout Canada. Catalyst is a third party developer program giving developers a space to build their products using Rogers' assets including SMS, LBS, and Carrier Billing APIs.

The Privacy API allows a developer to use a third party application to ask an end user for permission to retrieve their location from the network. The API uses RESTful protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

Rogers SMSRogers SMS API: Rogers is a leading provider of Wireless, Digital Cable TV, High Speed Internet and other mobile phone and data services throughout Canada. Catalyst is a third party developer program giving developers a space to build their products using Rogers' assets including SMS, LBS, and Carrier Billing APIs.

SMS API enables a third party to send and receive SMS messages. The API uses REST and SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

Rogers User ProfileRogers User Profile API: Rogers is a leading provider of Wireless, Digital Cable TV, High Speed Internet and other mobile phone and data services throughout Canada. Catalyst is a third party developer program giving developers a space to build their products using Rogers' assets including SMS, LBS, and Carrier Billing APIs.

The User Profile API allows developers to build systems that can determine if a user is an active Rogers or Fido subscriber. An Enhanced User Profile (EUP) API allows third-party applications to access Rogers’ subscriber profile information using either customer telephone number or IMSI. The API returns the subscriber’s class of service, mobile phone number and some other attributes. The API uses both REST and SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

RokuRoku API: The service streams video from affiliated providers via wireless or wired network connections to television sets and other video display devices. Applications can establish public or private channels, paid or free of charge, to provide media content to end-user devices. The provider's SDK supports creation of code that, when uploaded to the service, will retrieve and display media resources.

API methods support detection of device models, authentication of end users and account management, control of user interactions with the platform, and grouping of categories, episodes, etc. with navigation to desired content. Methods also support handling of media resources, including specification of playback formats and streaming from designated sources.

SäsongmatSäsongmat API: The service provides Swedish-language content about seasonal availability of foods in Sweden and the region. When foods are naturally available, they can be supplied with the least environmental impact while they are also least expensive and quality is highest. The service seeks to help consumers to maximize their uses of seasonally products by giving access to a database of foods and sources.

API methods support retrieval of content on raw (unprocessed) food products specified by name, EAN-13 bar code, or PLU code. Methods also allow specification of a region where foods are grown, harvested, or produced. Methods also allow applications to update the database with new information about food products. A plug-in for the WordPress blogging platform is available, and data can be retrieved with semantic markup.

SeatwaveSeatwave API: Seatwave is an online platform to buy and sell tickets for live events, such as concerts, sports, and theater.

The Seatwave API is available in two profiles: Discovery API and Purchase API.

The Seatwave Discovery API works for affiliate partners who are looking to build integrated applications, sites and widgets to present tickets to their users.

The Seatwave Purchase API works for e-commerce, travel, and ticketing companies that have a development team and are looking to add white label ticketing functionality to their sites.

SellFire AffiliateSellFire Affiliate API: SellFire lets users create an affiliate marketing website though an online website builder. Users can integrate their sites with affiliate networks and affiliate datafeeds.

The SellFire Data API gives developers the ability to create a dynamic, searchable affiliate web site. The API gives users access to the data feed of 1362 merchants from 6 affiliate networks. This gives affiliates the ability to search for and add more than 27 million products on their web site. The API can be used to build product review sites, comparison shopping engines, and daily deal web sites. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are in JSON.

ShribShrib API: Shrib is an online notepad that lets users store and retrieve notes. Users can also designate their notes to be confidential so that they may only be accessed by those with permission. The Shrib API provides the same functionality in a programmatic manner. Developers can use the API to integrate their services with Shrib. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are in plain text.

SincerelySincerely API: Sincerely provides applications for users to send other people postcards, photos, and greeting cards in a physical product from their mobile phone.

The Sincerely API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality behind Sincerely with other applications. With Sincerely integration, developers can add photo printing and postcard functionality to their applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here http://dev.sincerely.com/signup.

SLiMFinderSLiMFinder API: SLiMFinder is a tool for finding shared motifs in proteins with common attributes such as sub-cellular location or interaction partner. A motif is a pattern found in biological sequences that is believed to have special significance. Thus, SLiMFinder may be used to help identify the amino acid patterns responsible for certain protein behaviors or interactions. The SLiMFinder API provides access to this function via SOAP protocols.

SmartEnergySmartEnergy API: The service works with a SEGmeter sensor connected to an electrical panel to detect the energy flow. It then compiles readings into summarized information, supported by graphical visualizations. The information inputs enable control of utility use and cost, potentially lowering electrical bills and encouraging conservation.

API methods support collecting and managing streams of energy flow data by source of demand between start and end dates. Methods deliver cost and carbon footprint by day and at a point in time.

SoftModal Diesel SoftModal Diesel API: The service republishes reports from the U.S. Department of Energy documenting retail prices for diesel fuel in a machine-readable format. DOE makes its weekly survey results for on-highway fuel prices available for bulk download but does not expose the data for application access. This service fills that gap to support planning for transportation fleet operations.

API methods support requests by date (defaulting to the current date) and region. It returns DOE's reported average price for survey results matching the request parameters.

SolvingMazeSolvingMaze API: The service supports management of collections of products for a warehouse to support efficient shipping and fulfill customer orders. It is designed to work in concert with an e-commerce shopping cart in a way that streamlines packing and shipping, collects shipments into economical flat-rate loads, and accurately forecasts shipping rates.

API methods upload products to a catalog for a specific warehouse and calculate shipping rates. Products are described by item number, name, price, weight and dimensions, and stocking status such as perishability and ability to combine into bulk shipments.

TaskRabbitTaskRabbit API: The service links those who need to hire labor for small tasks and errands with background-checked providers willing to provide those services. People in need of assistance register task requests with the service, and its affiliated providers bid to fulfill the requests. The service facilitates the transaction.

API methods support posting a task to be done, including short description, metro area, and maximum payment offered. Methods also allow additional specifications for location, relevant photos, and audio notations, as well as updating or deleting a posted task and user account management

Tenki WeatherTenki Weather API: Tenki is the website of the Japan Weather Association. The Tenki API provides users with weather information such as the forecast, UV and pollen information, umbrella index and more. This data can be integrated with a user's web site or application. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

The SEEDThe SEED API: The SEED is a database for annotated genomic information. It was started in 2003 by the Fellowship for Interpretation of Genomes. Other institutions, such as Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago, have since joined the project. The cooperative effort focuses on the development of a comparative genomics environment and, more importantly, on the development of curated genomic data. The SEED API provides users with SOAP-based access to the contents of the SEED database.

USGS WaterservicesUSGS Waterservices API: The service provides instantaneous, daily, and summary data for water supply and water quality. Data provided are collected from a network of U.S. Geological Service reporting stations and provided in aggregate or at a point in time. A notification system distributes alerts based on data collected.

API methods support designation of reporting station location by state and county as well as location type. Results are defined by highly detailed characteristics such as watershed size and location, aquifer type, sampling methods, and well characteristics.

VemringdeVemringde API: Vemringde is a service that lists phone numbers from unwanted callers. With the vemringde.se API, users can search for information about issues in the database and use it in their own applications. An example use would be to help to block sales calls on an IP phone or mobile phone. The API consists of two parts, the List API lists the most common numbers on vemringde.se. The Search API provides information about any number in the database, it works much like a normal number lookup. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML, JSON, Text and Vcard.

ViaFoViaFo API: ViaFo provides a range of solutions for mobile developers that allow them to add services such as Twitter and Facebook in their apps. Viafo’s Services Gateway takes popular actions, such as share, upload, check in, local search, and tags and unifies them across the major services. For consumers, the service lets them aggregate all RSS, news and social networking feeds onto their mobile device. For enterprises, ViaFo solutions allow mobile access to services from a dedicated client. The API gives developers access to the functionality of the ViaFo Services Gateway. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

VservVserv API: Vserv.mobi is a leading mobile advertising network that offers Mobile App and Mobile Web advertising for mobile developers, publishers and advertisers. Vserv provides an HTTP based API to application developers to fetch ads to be rendered within mobile applications or on properties like wap pages. Response formats are either an image or text.

Webservice-EnergyWebservice-Energy API: The service, developed through the EU-funded MESoR project, provides data and applications to encourage uses and management of renewable energy resources. It provides information about applications of solar and wind energy, along with forecasts of effectiveness over a system's life cycle. Its goal is to link users to information and encourage sharing and interaction around energy conservation.

API methods support estimation by location of solar irradience and shadow effects from several different sources. Methods also forecast availability of hydro power resources and weather events with likely effects on renewable energy use.

YourMembership YourMembership API: The service enables management of member lists, subgroups, and other functions of clubs, interest groups, not-for-profit associations, and similar membership organizations. It establishes a platform for social engagement among members, including granular management of connection networks. Members can post wall updates, upload media galleries, and communicate via messaging functions.

API methods support retrieval of member lists and profiles, member record creation, and updates to profiles and member data. Methods enable messaging functions like in-box management, read/unread status, etc. The API also supports tracking members' financial histories with the organization.

ZipmarkZipmark API: Zipmark is an online and mobile application that allows users to pay for things out of their accounts automatically. Users can pay for things such as rent, other bills, and other Zipmark users.

The Zipmark API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Zipmark with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here http://dev.zipmark.com/ for more information.

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