This week we had 62 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud storage service, people search directory, document automation and production service, POS transaction processing, social media trend monitoring and search service and a geolocation service for words and phrases. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
Ark.com API: Ark.com is an online platform that allows users to search for people on the web. Ark.com offers people search capabilities, either for new people, new business contacts, old classmates, and current friends. Users can also browse people by current city, gender, college, and more.
The Ark.com API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Ark.com with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email firstname.lastname@example.org for an API key and access.
Asana API: Asana is an online platform for teams to manage and share tasks. Asana offers both web and mobile applications for teams to organize, assign, and track task management items.
The Asana API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Asana with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing users, creating and managing tasks, and accessing projects and workspaces.
Bugly API: Bugly is an issue tracking service with emphasized user experience and integration components. Bugly provides SCM integration, issue dependencies, project permissions, and much more. Their RESTful API is still in Beta. It is inspired by the Stripe API and responds in JSON. Its pricing is based on users’ team need and has an unlimited 30-day free trial.
CashEdge TransferNow API: CashEdge, a division of Fiserv, is a provider of payments and aggregation solutions to financial institutions. These include Popmoney person-to-person (P2P) payments, account transfers, account opening and funding, small business invoicing and payments, and financial account aggregation.
TransferNow is an online funds transfer solution that gives users the ability to securely transfer funds between accounts they own that are held at more than 23,000 banks, credit unions and brokerages via the ACH network. The TransferNow XML API allows developers to integrate the product modules with their financial institution's existing processes. Public documentation is not available.
CashStar API: CashStar is an eGifting provider that offers a digital gifting and incentives platform that enables users to email personalized gift cards. With CashStar businesses can integrate digital gifting strategies into their marketing and engagement programs.
As part of their B2B partner program, CashStar offers an API that lets businesses expand their eGift Card sales into third party partner channels. Public documentation is not available but interested developers should contact the provider for detail about becoming a partner.
Celly API: Celly is URL shortening service. They offer a RESTful API returns both JSON and XML responses to interact with other sites. The API will shorten links to a unique and custom URL, and provide additional information about it, such as, number of hits to the link, timestamps, status, and more. The documentation is in English but the Celly homepage is in Hebrew.
CICC gNova API: The CICC gNova API provides SOAP-based access to the CICC (Chemical Informatics and Cyberinfrastructure Collaboratory) database projects developed at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing. It supports a SMILES (simplified molecular-input line-entry system) formatted search based on the gNova Cartridge, which is offered by gNova Scientific Software.
Clodoc API: Clodoc is an online documentation and sources browser for Clojure to help users start to understand the programming language. The API allows users to retrieve documentation from the collection based on specified parameters. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.
CodePorting C#2Java API: CodePorting is a free source code converter that helps users conver their C# files into Java. Using CodePorting, developers can make their .NET applications cross platform compatible and can migrate their .NET solutions, projects and files into Java in the cloud. The API allows developers to build their own customized code conversion applications. The API exposes functionality relating to snippet porting, code analysis, library and project management. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.
CornerDrugstore API: The service provides information feeds to supplement the websites of pharmacies, either independent community drugstores or regional chain outlets. Resources available include page content, health news items, background information on specific health conditions, information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and more.
API methods support retrieval of news items, information about health conditions, and other content matching a query string submitted with the request. Methods can also return lists of content categories available for use in formulating requests for specific content items.
CSISS/GMU Geospatial API: CSISS (Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems) and GMU (George Mason University) offer almost 80 APIs that provide geospatial processing and analysis services. Most of these APIs are based on GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), an open source image processing and geographic information system.
The majority of available services are for satellite image processing, raster image processing, raster map statistical analysis, and vector map processing. There are also a few miscellaneous services for tasks such as hydrological analysis and fire-spread simulation.
CX API: CX is a cloud storage provider that offers features such as secure storage, real-time syncing, public and private sharing, interactive group collaboration, and intelligent discovery. The CX API is broken into three main areas of functionality
File API: Browse and manipulate a user or group's file tree.
Transport API: Uploading and downloading files from CX.
User API: Interact with user account data like "view profile"
The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.
Daisy API: Daisy is a dynamic image service platform. Users send Photoshop files into the Daisy API and Daisy provides tools create variable content on their images, such as text or icons. The image can then be deployed to a site and updated from databases, web forms, and other connected data sources.
Detectlanguage.com API: Language Detection API is a free service that determines what potential languages a word or phrase may be written in. The API returns values for an array of viable language codes, true or false reliability, and a confidence score. It supports both GET and POST requests, although, POST is recommend for larger requests. It is also compatible with Google Translate input and output.
DiscoverText API: The service provides analytics tools for monitoring and interpreting traffic on social media sites. Text processing algorithms derive indications and insights about customers, products, and business issues. The active-learning engine adapts to combinations of text discovered to support interpretations and decision-making.
API methods support submission of a text query to match and retrieval of files, social media site URLs, and other resources related to the query. Methods also support retrieval of metadata about those resources rather than or in addition to the resources themselves.
Domainbox API: Domainbox offers a comprehensive and scalable reseller package that provides functionality and flexibility to be a reseller. Domainbox also provides a customisable storefront and SOAP based API.
The Domainbox API offers integration with websites or existing systems. The Domainbox API enables control and functionality for the reselling of domain names.
Eventility API: Eventility is an event organization and promotion platform. It contains a database of venues, events, clubs, groups and communities. The API gives users access to public event content for use in their own applications and web sites. FUnctionality includes accessing and updating the information stored on Eventility. This information is grouped by venues, events, clubs groups and communities (CGCs), facilities and miscellaneous. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.
FedBizOpps API: The service provides access for direct interaction with the U.S. government database of procurement orders and contracts. Businesses can discover selling opportunities and track contracts awarded, by type of product, location, and purchasing agency. Government agencies can solicit vendor bids and interact with providers to meet procurement needs.
API methods support solicitation for bids and posting of notices to bidders, posting of contract award notifications, and related functions. Methods also support review of such notifications and submission of bids to provide goods or services.
Federal Procurement Data System API: The service reports data on purchases and procurement by U.S. government agencies where contract value is $3,000 or more. Any such contract must be reported to the system, and all updates and modifications also must be reported. Applications can use the system to retrieve data about all contracts logged, including the agency making the purchase, the vendor of the goods or service purchased, the amount paid, and other contract terms.
API methods support retrieval of contract records, with filtering by date range, purchasing agency, vendor, location, product classification, and other parameters. Methods also support creating and updating records for contracts posted for bids and awarded to vendors.
FeedsAPI API: FeedsAPI is a service that allows developers to turn shortened RSS feeds into full text RSS feeds, turns XML feeds into JSON output and separates non-relevant information from relevant news content. It also provides the ability to turn a static page into an RSS feed.
Fiesta API: Fiesta is a group mailing list service and management platform. Users can set up private mailing lists for group emails. Mailing lists are free and ad-free.
The Fiesta API allows developers to integrate the functionality of Fiesta with other applications. The main API method is list management, which includes creating groups and managing users.
Firebase API: Firebase is a real-time backend for web application development. Developers can use the service to build their apps without having to manage servers or write server-side code. The API allows users to access the functionality of Firebase programmatically. The API supports standard CRUD operations on the data within the databases as well as querying of the data. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.
Globus Online Transfer API: Globus Online is a file transfer service designed specifically for researchers requiring access to files located on multiple devices. The REST-based Transfer API allows users to perform a number of Globus Online's file transferring functions programmatically. REST-accessible functions include submitting file transfer tasks, monitoring the progress of those tasks, managing file transfer endpoints, and listing remote directories.
Google Drive API: Google Drive is a cloud based storage platform that lets users access their data, including files of any format, from any device or application that connects to the internet. The Google Drive SDK includes an HTTP API that lets developers integrate the files stored in a user's Drvie with their own third party applications. This gives users the ability to use multiple cloud apps to interact with their files that are stored in a single location in the cloud.
GroupDocs API: GroupDocs is an online document management platform. GroupDocs allows users and organizations to manage and revise documents, create digital signatures, collaborate on documents, and search for all documents within groups.
The GroupDocs API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of GroupDocs with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving documents, managing files and folders, annotate documents, and manage account information.
HostBill API: HostBill is a payment and invoice management service. Their services include automated billing, payment management, and client data tracking. The API provides registered users with access to their client, invoice, and services data in real-time through an HTML protocol. They also provide a free PHP HB wrapper that simplifies calls and stores users’ API authentication details. The API is only available to users with installed HostBill accounts.
Inforama API: Inforama is a document automation software provider. It is available in both online and enterprise versions to help businesses select the best solution for their electronic documentation production needs. Inforama offers enterprise partners access to its API. The API allows users to integrate Inforama with their existing CRM or database, launch the document engine, select color or b/w printing, return documents in formats including ODT, RTF, PDF and more. The API uses REST or SOAP protocol. Full documentation is not publicly available.
KBCafe PaSS API: The KBCafe PaSS (Portable and Simple Syndication) API was designed to fulfill the need for a WSDL-compatible blog syndication and editing API. The PaSS API may retrieve user blogs or categories, as well as retrieve or set templates. It also allows users to create, edit, or delete blog posts.
Liberty Reserve API: The service provides secure, confidential exchanges between members of the network. Payment amounts may be denominated in U.S. dollars, Euros, or grams of gold. The service provides a digital currency for payments as an alternative to credit card processing. Payments are irrevocable once made.
API methods support processing of funds transfers between the accounts of the payor and the payment recipient. Methods also provide an account's current balance, data for a specific past transaction, and overall transaction history, showing all payments to and from an account,
Limo Anywhere API: Limo Anywhere is a reservation and account management system designed for small to mid-size limo operators. Limo Anywhere provides the ability to check availability schedule, respond to quote requests and accept online and farm-in reservations from a desktop, laptop or mobile phone. Customers have the ability to book online, request price quotes and access historical data directly through your website.
Limo Anywhere provides an open API for third-party developers. The API allows developers to integrate third party applications with the Limo Anywhere service.
LocalSchoolDirectory API: The service provides data about K-12 public, private, and charter schools along with other education options in the vicinity of a specified location. Information provided include location — address and latitude/longitude — along with grades taught, number of enrolled students and faculty, student:teacher ratio, and notes on record.
API methods support submission of a search location as five-digit ZIP code or city and state. Requests can limit matches by the school type, grade level, and distance from the specified location.
Mandrill API: Mandrill is an email application and email template service hosted by MailChimp. The Mandrill API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Mandrill with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing account and user information, retrieving and sending messages, and sending templates.
Mastercard MATCH API: Member Alert to Control High-risk Merchants (MATCH) is Mastercard’s offering to acquirers for vetting merchants prior to entering into contracts with them. Users must inquire with Mastercard for MATCH certification. The API provides real-time and automated access to the MATCH database which contains information about terminated merchants that users are required to keep updated. The API uses RESTful calls and provides responses in XML.
Mastercard MoneySend API: The MasterCard MoneySend program provides a host of money transfer functions. Users issue money from an originating institution, through a receiving institution, to a recipient. The API provides code for transaction management and interoperable account mapping functions. MoneySend is still in BETA and its services are still undergoing changes. The API uses RESTful calls and provides XML responses. Developers must register for access.
Mondor Currency Exchange XML API: The service converts money amounts between different national currencies based on current exchange rates, updated every 20 minutes based on foreign exchange market transactions. Applications can use the service to display prices in multiple currencies and to book transactions at the right prices, as determined by international exchange rates. Users see accurate prices in the currencies they use, allowing easy comparison of purchasing options.
API methods support submission of an input value, specifying the currency in which it is denominated and the currency of the desired output value. The service converts the input value based on the current exchange rate between the two currencies and returns the correct output value.
mydigitalstructure API: mydigitalstructure is a web application building service. mydigitalstructure provides backend-as-a-service for websites and web applications.
The mydigitalstructure API allows developers to access the functionality and methods of mydigitalstructure. The API includes over 500 methods, ranging from managing contacts through to full accounting functionality.
OFAC Analyzer API: The service implements a search against records of the U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Compliance (OFAC) to verify customer compliance with regulations on international transfers of currency and other financial assets. Applications can integrate this essential check into financial transaction processing to guard against accidental complicity in prohibited transactions.
API methods support submission of properly formatted name and address queries to the U.S. government database. Returned data include customer listing and status in OFAC records, allowing applications to catch and prevent processing of risky transactions.
Opuss API: Opuss is an application to create, write, read, and share words and texts. Opuss is for writers and for anyone who loves to write, read, and share words.
The Opuss API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Opuss with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include searching and managing authors, retrieving and managing posts and feeds, and managing devices.
Pay It Square API: Pay It Square is a service that lets users utilize their PayPal accounts to collect money from groups. The service allows organizers to create a web page that describes what they are trying to collect for, the amount needed from each group member and a list of people that still owe money. In addition to PayPal, people can pay using their bank account or credit card. The Pay It Square API lets developers access the service's functionality needed for organizing and managing a collection page. Functionality includes standard CRUD operations on collection pages, payment options, organizers, questions, currencies and more. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML and JSON.
PSN Sign In API: This API allows people to use the Playstation Network SignIn for their own sites. If a developer's site URL is allowed by Sony, they can set their site as the returnURL by GET. This allows them to bypass Sony's official External PSN Sign In page. The site forwards to a developer's site on a successful sign in with a sessionId by GET. There is no official public API to convert the sessionId into a user specific value (like the PSN-ID). The API converts a valid sessionID into a proper PSN-ID.
pVerify API: pVerify provides an automated eligibility verification solution for medical practices. The solutions allows medical providers to determine patient’s coverage and benefits (including remaining deductibles, co-pays, co-ins etc.) thus enabling providers to collect 100% of patient obligations at the time of service.
The Patient Insurance Eligibility and Benefits Verification Web Service supports real-time 600+ US Medical Insurance companies (with delay any insurace company in US). In addition to eligibility, users receive patient payment estimator, payment processing api and call reminder and 2-way text reminder. The API uses SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo Advertising API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Advertising API allows users to manage campaigns on Sapo Adverts without accessing the platform. The API provides methods for creating and managing campaigns as well as viewing reports. The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.
Sapo Agenda API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Agenda APIs provide data on the various agendas and schedules for different types of events and activities happening around Portugal. The events include dance performances, music concerts and festivals, theaters, premieres and more. The APIs use SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo Auto Search API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
This API gives users the ability to search the contents of the AutoSapo webservice. Search parameters include brand, model and price. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON and RSS.
Sapo Captcha API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Sapo Captcha API lets developers generate and customize captchas. Customization options include font, colors, sound and image. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo Development API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Sapo Development suite of APIs includes web services related to application development. The services are:
* STS – User authentication service using SOAP protocol
* WSI – RESTful service used to validate a WSDL as being in conformance with Basic Profile 1.1 from WS-I.Code generation, authentication, WSDL compliance
Sapo Mail API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Sapo Mail API provides a set of operations that let developers manage their contacts, update the list of messages and provide a direct link to the message within the Webmail sevice. The API uses SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo Messaging API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Sapo Messaging APIs give developers the ability integrate various messaging services with their own applications. With these APIs, users can send SMS, MMS and pre-recorded voice messages. The APIs use SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo POI API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The POI APIs give developers access to a database of places within Portugal. Each place is geo-referenced with detailed information at a national level. The APIs filter this data by either region or category. They use SOAP protocol and responses are formatted in XML.
Sapo Social API: SAPO is a Portuguese Internet service provider whose main web site acts as a web portal featuring a directory of Portuguese sites. SAPO Services provides a large suite of web services and applications to developers worldwide.
The Sapo Social suite includes APIs for various aspects of social media including blog management, photo and video sharing and social media aggregation.
* Blogs – Allows for the management of Sapo hosted blogs including listing user blogs, comments, drafts and posts, moderating and editing posts, and searching across all posts.
* Photos – Service for hosting, managing and sharing photographs.
* Videos – Service for uploading, sharing and watching videos.
* Pond – A social media aggregator and publisher that lets users follow their friends. Users can collect information about their friends and share their content across most online social content services.
The Currency Cloud API: The Currency Cloud is a financial transaction payments service that offers solutions for companies that want to provide cross currency payment or transfer services. The service enables financial and transaction-based companies to automate currency receiving, conversion and payment for 140 currencies in 200 countries worldwide.
The Currency Cloud API, TCC Connect, allows businesses to enrich their existing services and applications, or to build new apps around The Currency Cloud capabilities. Businesses can use TCC Connect to offer their customers an efficient and low cost International payments/transfer service. Public documentation is available.
The Miso Project Dataset API allows developers to access and the integrate the functionality of Dataset with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving data, managing data, and importing and adding data.
The Web Blend API: The Web Blend is an online community platform for designers, developers, and technology enthusiasts. The Web Blend community allows users and members to share relevant news. The Web Blend also posts relevant stories to the feed.
The Web Blend API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Web Blend with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include returning the latest 10 posts, retrieving details about a post, and returning top users and information about users.
Tiggzi API: Tiggzi is a cloud-based mobile application building service. Tiggzi provides backend-as-a-service for mobile applications. Users can build mobile applications using HTML5, jQuery, and PhoneGap.
The Tiggzi API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Tiggzi with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include managing events, managing accounts, and creating events.
Trendspottr API: The service monitors traffic on Facebook and Twitter and conducts semantic analysis to identify frequently occurring words and phrases associated with trends emerging as common discussion topics. It matches a search query with headlines, videos, images, phrases, and hashtags posted to the social media platforms on the same topic. Posts are grouped and linked by topic to select relevant content and identify popular concerns of the moment.
API methods support submission of a query term with optional parameters to specify the platform to be searched (Twitter, Facebook, or both) and the number of responses to return. Parameters can also include a location to limit results to responses originating in a particular area. Returned values include URLs most frequently associated with the query term, as well as associated hashtags, phrases, and sources.
txtNation HLR Number Lookup API: txtNation is a Mobile Billing and SMS Messaging provider. The txtNation Gateway HLR Mobile Number lookup platform enables companies to retrieve accurate and efficient network information directly from the GSM network in real time. The API provides access to the platform's functionality allowing developer to build various applications. Examples of functionality provided by the API include validating the integrity of mobile subscribers in a database, optimizing message and call-routing by directing SMS messages to the correct network and preventing fraud by implementing ID verification.
txtNation Payforit API: txtNation is a Mobile Billing and SMS Messaging provider. The Payforit API allows developers to bill their users' phones without making them leave the WAP site. The API is a one off payment version of the Payforit system accessed using the txtNation Gateway.
Once the user has chosen to pay for a particular product on the WAP site, developer should pass variables describing the product and transaction to initiate the transaction. These variables are sent with either the GET or POST method.
Vexxhost Cloud Reseller API: Vexxhost API is a reseller API and provides developers with access to cloud servers, firewall, and rescaling features. The API uses REST protocol with data formats in XML. It includes a high level of security, with features such as signed API requests, and timestamped requests that expire on their own automatically after 2 minutes preventing replay attacks. All API features are served over SSL protocol.
Currently, the API is only offered in a private beta for select customers. However, developers can apply and receive API access to their account, including all the documentation.
VISA POS Solutions Program API: The Visa Point-of-Sale (POS) Solutions Program gives participating payment technology providers access to Visa’s financial transaction network. Through this API, users can code their POS systems to process credit payment transactions for Visa and supported cards such as, Discover and American Express. Visa will also provide a transaction-history document. The API uses XML format. Public documentation is not available and developers must register for access.
Waytag API: Waytag is a geolocation service. Waytag allows users to create a "waytag" with the address and GPS coordinates for letting people know where they should meet. Individuals and businesses can create Waytags, and users can also search for Waytags.
The Waytag API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Waytag with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should register here http://devzone.waytag.com for API access.
Yahoo Geo Location API: Yahoo's REST-based Geo Location API allows users to retrieve associated geographic locations for a given term (e.g. paella, wild west, reindeer). This may be used to identify words or phrases that are descriptive or characteristic of a certain area. The user may retrieve implicit locations for a term on a global scale or within a restricted geographic region, such as a country or a town.
Zippopotamus API: Zippopotamus is zip code and postal code application. Zippopotamus can be used for autoform completion, mapping applications, and is open for crowdsourcing and user contribution.
The Zippopotamus API allows users to integrate the functionality and zip code data with other applications. The API has over 50 countries included. The API method is returning details based on a zip or postal code, such as city, latitude and longitude, and country.