63 New APIs: Microsoft, TED, TripAdvisor and HP

Wendell Santos, March 25th, 2012

This week we had 63 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud storage service, TEDTalks video library, energy efficiency certification processing service, Microsoft services connection platform and a travel review and recommendation service. We also covered an API that can help you move. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

AbeBooksAbeBooks API: AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. The AbeBooks marketplace includes thousands of booksellers around the world selling new, secondhand, rare, and out-of-print books.

The AbeBooks API allows users to search inventory consisting of millions of books. Authorized affiliates can use the service to query the database, and obtain detailed information about any listings. The API allos allows affiliates to add multiple books to basket, search multiple ISBNs, parse by shipping rate or star rating. The service is intended for the exclusive use of affiliates to drive traffic to one of the AbeBooks sites. Developers should contact the provider for more details on the API.

AladtecAladtec API: Aladtec provides online employee scheduling and workforce management software. Their EMS Manager is used by ambulance services to manage availability and shift sign-ups. The FIRE Manager is used by fire departments to help with shift rotations and maintaining certifications. Zanager is used by organizations such as nursing homes and dispatch centers to organize employee scheduling.

The Aladtec API allows developers to integrate any of the software services with their own applications. The API exposes the functionality of the software suite and allows the data to be pulled into a third party application. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are formatted in XML.

AppHarborAppHarbor API: AppHarbor is a cloud based Platform as a Service solution for .NET. that can be used to deploy and scale any standard .NET application. AppHarbor is used to host blogs, web sites and high traffic web applications.

The AppHarbor API allows developers to write apps and scripts that create, manipulate and monitor applications on AppHarbor. The API can be used for integrating functionality such as application management into an AppHarbor hosted application. Resources such as applications, collaborations, service hooks and more are available. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Bacon IpsumBacon Ipsum API: Bacon Ipsum is a lorem ipsum generator that uses types and cuts of meat. Users can select the number of paragraphs along with the type of text they want generated. Users can select all-meat for meat only or meat-and-filler for meat mixed with miscellaneous 'lorem ipsum' filler. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

BelboonBelboon API: Belboon is an Affiliate Marketing Network based in Europe. They offer solutions for multi-channel online and mobile performance advertising.

The belboon APIs allow user to automate their affiliate network via their own web sites or applications. The APIs offer a wide range of functionality including the ability to create price comparisons, product search tools, dynamic product advertising material, access all the information from their own Publisher Account, list affiliate programs, individual partnership programs with specific criteria or search specific advertising. The APIs use SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML and CSV.

C6 HuzipC6 Huzip API: The C6 Huzip API allows users to search for the zip code of any Hungarian city, or of a specific place or street. This service references the official code list issued by the Hungarian Post Co. Ltd. The C6 Huzip API is free, but users must apply for a license key.

The site and all documentation is provided in Hungarian.

Cheeso's Looky Book ServiceCheeso's Looky Book Service API: Cheeso's Looky Book Service API allows users to search for books by keyword, returning the title, author, and ISBN of applicable books. Users may choose to specify a source website such as Bookshop.co.uk or Barnes & Noble. Another function allows users to input an ISBN to receive the associated book's title, author, publisher, date published, and other info. Vendor price data is not provided.

Cheeso's Zipcode Lookup ServiceCheeso's Zipcode Lookup Service API: Cheeso's Zipcode Lookup Service API allows users to input a zip code and receive its latitude/longitude location or the names of one or more cities within it. Users may also input a city name and receive its latitude/longitude location or one or more valid zip codes for it. This API uses the XML data format over SOAP.

CloudFabCloudFab API: CloudFab is a 3D printing platform that allows users to create, customize, and print 3D objects. Users can upload files, edit and customize, and print a 3D version.

The CloudFab API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CloudFab with other applications. Example API methods include automating 3D printing and managing orders and account information. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email info@cloudfab.com for more information.

CoboCardsCoboCards API: CoboCards is an online and mobile application for flashcards. Users can create flashcards, study the flashcards, share flashcards, and study online with other people. Flashcards can also be exported and printed from the site.

The CoboCards API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CoboCards with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving cards and cardsets, adding, deleting, and managing flashcards, and managing account and user information.

Colorado HBGuestColorado HBGuest API: The services from the state Division of Water Resources (DWR) gives access to watershed and groundwater resources data throughout the state from its Hydrobase repository. Data is available to cooperating agencies, environmental researchers, and others with an interest in water supply within the state.

API methods support retrieval of water supply data by county and for groups of wells or specific wells. Results include test results for well production as well as factors influencing supply like volcanic activity and aquifer characteristics. Methods also provide summaries of the agency's transactions, well drilling permits issued, etc.

ColoradoWaterSMS ColoradoWaterSMS API: The service from the state’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) provides measurements of surface water resources, including stream flow and climate effects, from watersheds statewide. The data is available to cooperating agencies, environmental researchers, developers, and other interested parties.

API methods support retrieval of current conditions in streams and reservoirs across Colorado along with rating tables and shift curves indicating their susceptibility to contamination and variance in flow. Methods also document measuring stations and water districts administering state water resources.

DailyMedDailyMed API: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the National Library of Medicine, provides users with access to current Structured Product Language (SPL) information about marketed drugs. The data provided by this service is the most recent provided to the FDA (such as FDA labels/package inserts), and also includes information about warnings and in-progress FDA product reviews.

Users can query this RESTful service using a variety of parameters, including prescription or over the counter, human or animal drugs, drug name, drug imprint data, and National Drug Code (NDC). This free service returns data as XML or JSON based on user specificaiton.

EnergyStar Third-Party CertificationEnergyStar Third-Party Certification API: The free service from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) establishes a qualified product exchange (QPX) system to accept requests for EnergyStar certification and facilitate processing of those requests by certification bodies (CBs). The service augments prior systems, which were based on submission of spreadsheets listing all currently certified products. It handles XML submissions for individual products, including capabilities to modify certification requests after submission.

API methods support submission of EnergyStar certification requests for products like boilers, air conditioners and heat pumps, dehumidifiers, commercial fryers and griddles, and electronic equipment. Methods also support modifying, withdrawing, and re-submitting existing certifications.

FarelogixFarelogix API: The service provides access to airfares from air carriers by route and date, along with ability to book tickets on selected flights. It also aggregates content related to air travel such as availability of lodging, rental cars, and other amenities. It aims to provide a point-of-sale application for full management of airline reservations and ticketing.

API methods support evaluation of ticketing availability and price for a requested route and date, with reservation and booking capabilities. Price quote methods cover fare rules, connection times, flight mileage, etc.

FlyMineFlyMine API: The service aggregates genetic data about fly organisms commonly used in biological research: Drosophila, Anopheles and C. elegans. It documents the genomes and protein data for these animals, supporting data mining across domains within biological research.

API methods support submission of queries against the database specifying the animals of interest via constraints such as genus, species, and genetic symbol. Methods also allow control of result sets, including number of results returned and output format.

FragmentoFragmento API: Fragmento is a process fragment repository that facilitates compliance management for process-based applications. Increasingly, companies must adhere to requirements from laws, regulations, and internal policies regarding business process management. Fragmento helps users achieve compliance through process-awareness, that is, by breaking processes down into discrete fragments that can be made compliant (and reused in other processes when appropriate).

GiveALinkGiveALink API: GiveALink is a social bookmarking and recommendation service. Their stated goal is to collect information about what objects people bookmark and how they annotate and organize these objects in order to mine socio-semantic links between them. The GiveALink API allows developers to access GiveALink data and use it within their own applications. Functionality includes retrieving user annotations, getting similar tags, retrieving most used tags, get info associated with a URL and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.

GomiGomi API: Gomi is a cloud video encoding platform.

The Gomi API allows users to automate the transfer, encoding and delivery of audio and video.
It features support for the most popular web video delivery formats for streaming and html5 video delivery.

With the API users can encode videos as they are uploaded to their website and bulk encode large video and audio libraries. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

GuruCueGuruCue API: GuruCue is a service that helps users choose what to watch by giving them a visual cue when choosing a movie or video according to their taste. The service is intended for any provider of movie or video content looking to improve the personalization of their services for their end users. Users rate movies they have watched and the more movies they have rated the better the recommendations that are given.

The API is currently in beta. Interested developers should contact the provider at: http://www.gurucue.com/feedback.php to request permission to test the API.

HASTUschonHASTUschon API: HASTUschon is a German marketplace with over 10 million products that can also bought through Bitcoin Payment. The site also lets users participate in auctions such as normal bid oder fixed price auctions. The API is for accessing site data on shopping, bitcoins, product information, etc. This data can be integrated into third party web sites and applications. The API uses HTTP calls and responses can be formatted in XML, JSON and Text.

Documentation available as an open Google Doc at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qqxXtVg7eVXHXYpEMIa2Y2cz6xq0t8GXuKXmpKDrfPY/edit?hl=de&authkey=CLnAp8oO

HiGrids INforAMAHiGrids INforAMA API: INforAMA is the Information Engine for Advanced Mobility Applications. It can be integrated with an in-car device to keep track of the car’s position, speed, route, and other information. INforAMA is provided by the HiGrids Foundation which is in the business of developing and implementing projects in the field of intelligent transport systems.

HP Cloud StorageHP Cloud Storage API: HP Cloud Object Storage offers users online storage. With HP Cloud Object Storage, users can create containers and add objects as needed. Object sizes can be up to 5 GB. The API provides programmatic access to the functionality of the Cloud Object Storage service. With the API developers can build cloud based storage applications. Public documentation of the API is not available.

Infogroup InfoconnectInfogroup Infoconnect API: Infogroup is a data and marketing services company that provides multi-channel digital and offline marketing solutions. Infoconnect is a support center and developer resource for the Infogroup API platform. The Infoconnect API exposes data on companies and people and also allows users to match records stored in the database. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

Institute of Development StudiesInstitute of Development Studies API: The Institute for Development Studies offers a research database and repository for international development research. This data and research can be used for policy making, decision making, program design, and advocacy efforts.

The Institute for Development Studies API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of the IDS repositories and libraries with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include searching, retrieving documents and data, and managing document libraries.

IntralinksIntralinks API: Intralinks is a company that offers a variety of enterprise products and solutions for communication, collaboration, and data and information management for various industries.

The Intralinks API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Intralinks products with other applications and systems. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up for a developer account here:

http://www.intralinks.com/pages/api-developer-program.

Kangaroo Commerce ServerKangaroo Commerce Server API: Kangaroo Commerce Server is an eCommerce platform. It includes a shopping cart, content management, email marketing, order processing, customer relations management, invoicing, accounting, inventory management, warehouse features, and more.

Kangaroo Software provides API's in JavaScript, C#, and XML. Their JavaScript API is intended to be the go-to, platform independent interface to the Kangaroo Commerce Server. It supports functions that allow developers make calls to place an item in a shopping cart, manage and process orders, retrieve JSON representations of products, users, baskets, and orders, validate customer data, and dynamically retrieve pieces of HTML. The C# API is provided to assist developers interested in building .NET code extensions compatible with the Commerce Server. Finally, an XML API allows remote access to the server to aid developers in integrating 3rd party applications.

LiveConnectLiveConnect API: LiveConnect lets developers build apps and web sites that can connect with Hotmail, SkyDrive and Windows Live Messenger. The API can work with Hotmail to allow users to access, create and update contacts and calendars. Users can access and work with any media stored in SkyDrive and they can connect with Messenger to enable real-time chat. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

MarketoMarketo API: Marketo is a provider specializing in revenue performance management. Marketo offers revenue-focused, B2B marketing automation software. Marketo offers an API that lets developers integrate Marketo with multiple third-party applications and enterprise data repositories. The API provides support for integration with both back-end and front-end allowing organizations to integrate any application, service or non-standard CRM system with their Marketo solution. Documentation is not publicly available.

MeridianLink CreditMeridianLink Credit API: CreditAPI is a service that allows approved companies and individuals to access credit reports from the three credit reporting bureaus. CredtAPI also offers credit analyzing tools.

The Credit API allows developers to access and integrate the data and functionality of CreditAPI with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving credit scores, retrieving credit reports, and accessing credit analysis.

MobilepaxMobilepax API: The Turkish service provides a single platform to collect payments via mobile devices, using either SMS text message, GSM messaging, or web. Payment functions handle transactions like physical products, website subscriptions, content payments, online games, online betting, movie and event ticketing, and more.

API methods support registration of a vendor's SMS application and exchanging messages as well as registration and interactions with a web commerce application. The service processes the requested payment and returns a status message with confirmation or error notification.

MoodpandaMoodpanda API: MoodPanda is a mood tracking service. Users can rate their happiness, and optionally add a brief comment on what’s influencing their mood. MoodPanda supports a community where users can share their moods. An individual's mood posts are then organized into a mood diary which can be viewed in different ways.

The MoodPanda API exposes some of the data on the site. This data includes average global mood, user data, comments on mood ratings and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML or CSV.

National Cancer Institue caDSRNational Cancer Institue caDSR API: The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a sub agency of the National Institute of Health (NIH), offers the Cancer Data Standards Registry and Repository (caDSR) API to provide users with programmatic access to a database of Common Data Elements (CDE's) created by the NCI to manage biomedical data.

The caDSR contains Unified Markup Language (UML) models representing information domains developed by collaborating research partners, and submitted to the database. The semantics of the data elements in these models are extracted and transformed into administered components of the database, while the resulting collection of related CDE's are classified as part of the model and made visible as a collection.

This free API operates over REST and returns data via XML and HTML.

National Weather Service NDFDNational Weather Service NDFD API: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides the public, government agencies, and commercial enterprises with XML data from the National Weather Service's (NWS) digital forecast database.

This API is available through SOAP or REST protocols, and provides an array of parameters allowing users to create customizable queries to the digital forecast database. Users can search the database by specific latitude/longitude, time, unit of measurement, and weather parameters. This service is provided free of charge by the U.S. government.

Users interested in REST implementations of this API can find documentation [[http://graphical.weather.gov/xml/rest.php here]].

NodejitsuNodejitsu API: Nodejitsu is a cloud hosting platform-as-a-service for node.js developers. The platform lets developers host and scale their applications, offers a marketplace for node.js applications and lets developers get training. The API lets developers interact with the Nodejitsu platform programatically. It exposes data on applications, users, databases and more. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Norwegian Meteorological InstituteNorwegian Meteorological Institute API: The service provides application-level access to weather data from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute related to both civil and military activities. It excludes access to some data provided by organizations other than the institute itself, as noted in product-specific documentation. The service provides forecasts and reports of observed conditions in either Norwegian or English, weather map images, and related information such as reports of volcanic activity and sunset/sunrise times.

API methods support retrieval of both text and audio forecasts by area within Norway, observation station reports, and supporting imagery such as maps and some satellite and radar images. Methods also provide reports of winds, tides, volcanic activity, UV index, and other ancillary information.

NYPL Digital GalleryNYPL Digital Gallery API: The service allows applications to access digitized images from the New York Public Library collections. Searches can retrieve photos, maps, posters, illuminated manuscripts, ebooks, and other content from a repository of over 300,000 scanned images. Much of the material documents rare and historic resources from the NYPL collections.

API methods support submitting a search query with a keyword to match against collection records, with optional parameters to limit the match to image captions, subject descriptors, name of the creator or other person involved, etc. Search can be limited by to specific albums, books, etc. within the NYPL collection. Images can also be retrieved by NYPL call number or by provenance (all images from a specific source).

PagePeekerPagePeeker API: PagePeeker provides thumbnail generation services that can create screenshots of web sites. The PagePeeker API allows users to fetch website thumbnails server side, or embed thumbnails in their web pages. Functionality includes letting users know if a thumbnail is ready for display and embedding an image URL on a web site. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Parlay XParlay X API: Parlay X offers an array of telephony APIs that provide services such as managing third party calls, sending multimedia messages, determining user location, and providing short message services (SMS). They also offer APIs for managing users' accounts, statuses, and payments.

The Parlay X APIs are designed to enable the creation of telephony applications as well as to "telecom-enable" IT applications. These APIs are intended to stimulate the development of network applications by IT developers who are not necessarily experts in telephony or telecommunications.

PaymentVision PayPaymentVision Pay API: The service processes online payments, either one-time or recurring charges by credit card, debit card, or ACH charge against buyer bank account. It provides real-time authorization for payments processed. A token-based system for scheduled payments prevents the need to store card numbers or bank account data, maintaining PCI security compliance and preventing liability through data loss.

API methods support completing one-time, same-day payments as well as scheduling recurring payments for time-based contracts. Methods also allow verification of bank account information and user update of payment account information.

PhotoLivePhotoLive API: PhotoLive lets users save photos and albums from social networks like Facebook with the click of a button. Users are only allowed to downloand photos that they have permission to view. The PhotoLive API lets users create applications using photolive.js and the PhotoLive object. The API is available to use with a number of websites and uses JavaScript protocol.

PicketReport LifestylePicketReport Lifestyle API: PicketReport.com provides detailed information about lifestyle, schools, neighborhood, crime and safety for people who are moving and looking to choose the best neighborhoods to live in. Over 100 million pieces of data are aggregated to gives users complete lifestyle based information. Developers can integrate the Lifestyle API into their applications. Contact the provider for more information and documentation on the API.

PonokoPonoko API: Ponoko is an online platform that allows users to create, edit, manage, and make products that they can share, sell, and print. Users can also buy other products that other Ponoko users have made and shared.

The Ponoko API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Ponoko with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include accessing design materials, uploading products, managing products, and managing orders.

PricecutPricecut API: Pricecut helps users save money by showing coupons, deals and price comparisons based on stores and products they browse. The API is white-labeled and can be used to show coupons, offers, deals and product offers on any platform, toolbar or website. Backed by an affiliate platform, publishers can monetize their traffic and earn up to 80% rev-share. Public documentation for the API is not available.

RobotalkerRobotalker API: The service provides robocalling for political campaigns, broadcast 911 announcements, billing reminders, debt collections, and similar bulk telephone communications. Calls are completed via the AT&T network for extensive geographic coverage. The service estimates a call completion rate averaging 98%.

API methods support creating and deleting messages, scheduling calls and message delivery, specifying recipient lists, and managing verification reporting. Methods also allow management of mp3 or wav files containing call content.

Rocket MatterRocket Matter API: Rocket Matter is an online legal software system that offers a variety of features for legal professionals and attorneys to manage their legal documents, track and bill time, manage clients, and communicate within their firms.

The Rocket Matter API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Rocket Matter with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include integration with time-tracking systems, retrieving contacts, and retrieving documents.

ScheduleflySchedulefly API: The service provides hiring, staffing, and shift scheduling specifically intended for restaurants and similar establishments. It provides tools for managing job postings, listing current staff and employee categories, and assigning shifts to employees.

API methods support retrieving listings of staff, staffing categories, and scheduled shifts assigned to current staff. Methods also support management of job postings created through the service and retrieval of job applications submitted for posted openings.

SchoologySchoology API: Schoology is an online and mobile application for classroom and education management. Schoology offers features for teachers and schools to manage homework and assignments, engage students, and manage education materials.

The Schoology API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Schoology with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing comments and email messages, managing user and account information, and uploading and managing documents.

SLAC IEPMSLAC IEPM API: The SLAC Internet End-to-end Performance Monitoring (IEPM) group monitors network links between sites of interest to the high energy nuclear and particle physics community. The group provides access to some of its measurement data via SOAP or XML-RPC APIs. Users must specify the type of measurement desired, the end node or path being measured, and the time period in which the desired measurements were taken.

SPIN RDFSPIN RDF API: The service provides application-level access to the provider's SPARQLMotion engine, which connects processing steps in sequence where one step generates output that becomes input to the next. Processing steps build queries in the SPARQL language to generate RDF graphs encoding data passed from step to step. Queries also perform actions to process result sets, construct RDF triples and modify RDF data sources.

API methods support conversion between SPARQL query strings to SPIN (SPARQL Inferencing Format) RDF encoding, using either format as input and generating the other format.

SureVoIPSureVoIP API: SureVoIP is an internet telephony service provider supplying hosted VoIP solutions, SIP trunks, inbound numbers and other related VoIP products and services in the UK.

The SureVoIP API lets users automate their interaction with the SureVoIP platforms. With the API, developers can create scripts, applications or mashups which can create customers, send SMS messages and faxes, search numbers, provision numbers, generate VoIP calls, manage accounts and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML, JSON, Text and HTML (and others).

Tariff Analysis ProjectTariff Analysis Project API: The U.S. Department of Energy, through the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, operates the Tariff Analysis Project (TAP) – a comprehensive data warehouse of utility tariffs and query tools designed to accurately calculate utility bills. TAP consists of a library of tariffs that, in conjunction with their SOAP API, allows users to calculate their actual energy costs and saving based on actual tariffs, rather than estimates.

There are several search/data retrieval methods in the TAP API that allow users to get utility data (by ZIP code or state), tariff listings, and tariff descriptions. This data can be used in conjunction with the bill calculation method to calculate a detailed projection of monthly utility costs.

This free API is provided over SOAP, and requires users to register their I.P. through the provider's site to gain access to the service.

TeamlabTeamlab API: TeamLab is an open-source platform for business collaboration and project management. The platform includes software for managing project, collaborating with team members, document management and a CRM. The TeamLab API exposes the functionality of the platform and gives developers programmatic access to it. Users can perform standard CRUD operations on groups, files, projects, forums, people and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

TEDTED API: TED is a non-profit that holds a set of conferences devoted to "Ideas Worth Spreading." TED has opened their library of over 1,000 TEDTalks and users can access it through an API. The API also exposes all of the data associated with the talks including TED Quotes, events, themes, tags and more. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.

ThingiverseThingiverse API: Thingiverse is an online platform for people to create, share, edit, and produce their digital designs. Users can share their designs, get feedback, and connect to resources to create their designs.

The Thingiverse API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Thingiverse with other applications and to create new applications. The available API method is uploading files.

TicketCityTicketCity API: TicketCity is a service that both buys and sells tickets for events including sports, theater and concerts. It offers tickets to over 75,000 events in over 28 countries and includes a marketplace of ticket brokers and individual sellers.

The TicketCity API allows affiliates and partners to integrate events and ticket inventory into their website or application. API methods allow users to retrieve data pertaining to: cities, states/provinces, countries, venues, performers, upcoming events and tickets available for sale. The web service also provides the ability to add tickets to a shopping cart. The API uses SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.

TransLocTransLoc API: TransLoc is a transportation information system for mass transportation riders. Features of TransLoc include real-time display of transit system, detailed maps, view of where busses are in real-time, and estimated arrival times.

The TransLoc API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of TransLoc with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving transportation agency information, accessing information based on geolocation, and managing user accounts.

TripAdvisorTripAdvisor API: TripAdvisor is one of the world's largest travel sites featuring reviews and advice on hotels, resorts, flights, vacation rentals, vacation packages, travel guides, and more. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide and TripAdvisor-branded sites have more than 50 million monthly visitors, and over 60 million reviews and opinions.

TripAdvisor makes the following information available through its API: traveler photos, detailed reviews and rating data for accommodations, attractions, and restaurants and destination content. The TripAdvisor API content is not publicly available and is only for licensed partners. A partner key is required to access content from the API.

TriumphTriumph API: The Triumph API allows users to retrieve lessons and tests on unspecified subjects. It also provides a calendar/planner function and methods for accessing media resources. It has the capacity to keep track of multiple users and their information. The Triumph API operates via SOAP using the XML data format.

UberlifeUberlife API: Uberlife is a location-based socializing application. Users share when and where they want to hang out with their network and discover other hang outs happening near them. The API lets users access data stored by Uberlife. Methods include HangoutIdea, CloseFriends, Venues, Messages and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

Viamente Route PlannerViamente Route Planner API: The Italian service maps optimal routes to maximize efficiency of deliveries and other transportation services. It develops route coverage with multiple destinations and vehicles, with scheduling and turn-by-turn directions adaptable to mobile phones and GPS devices.

API methods support listing of destinations to be included in a route and creation of a routing matrix, including efficiency optimization functions. Methods also support tracking and updating a vehicle inventory for fleet operations.

YLinkYLink API: YLink supplies communication services to organizations seeking a platform for messaging and teleconferencing, as well as a variety of web services including web design, digital marketing, database systems, and cloud computing.

YLink provides an API for interacting programmatically with their SMS and fax services. Their SMS services include SMS broadcasting, campaign management and execution, and automated SMS's. Fax services provided by YLink include broadcast faxes, desktop integration, mail merging, and automated faxes.

ZugmonitorZugmonitor API: Open Data City specializes in applications involving large data sets. Their Zugmonitor API provides users with information about the trains, status, and train delays in the German Railway system. Information provided includes stations and their characteristics, trains and their properties and mroe. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON. The site and documentation are in German.

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