37 New APIs: Absolut Drinks, FittingReality and Panopta

Matthew Scott, September 29th, 2013

This week we had 37 new APIs added to our API directory including an accessible directory with over 500 Absolut Vodka recipes, an application that allows developers to add activity feeds to their applications, a URL shortening application for emails, websites, and images. In addition, we profiled a cloud hosting monitoring service. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.

Absolut DrinksAbsolut Drinks API: Absolut Drinks is a website with drink and cocktail recipes. Absolut Drinks shares over 500 recipes to make with Absolut vodka, provides party planning tips, and shopping lists for various cocktails. The Absolut Drinks API allows developers to access and integrate the data and assets of Absolut Drinks with other applications. Some example API methods include searching for drinks, retrieving drinks and drink information, and retrieving drinks for various events and occasions and by ingredient.

America's Cup DataAmerica’s Cup Data API: The Americas Cup Data API provide access to live streams of the race data for developers. The race data includes live race information and various instrument readings from the boats. Developers can access boat location, boat status, race status, mark rounding and more. Interested developers must request an API key by sending an email to opendata@americascup.com

AppSurferAppSurfer API: AppSurfer is a platform that allows Android applications to run in internet browsers on all devices and in applications, such as Facebook. Application developers and publishers can use AppSurfer to enable their applications to run on browsers and in applications. AppSurfer’s API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of AppSurfer with other applications and to create applications. Some example API methods include creating applications, managing applications, embedding widgets, and installing AppSurfer buttons.

Art ClinicArt Clinic API: Art Clinic is a member of the International Society for Education through Art (InSEA) that provides programs for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and families. The Art Clinic API allows people to retrieve programs, drawings, videos, news, and other site content via SOAP calls. The Art Clinic website is provided in both English and Portuguese.

ByggewebByggeweb API: Byggeweb (known in English as Docia) is a Danish company that provides the construction industry with project and facility management services. Their solutions cover all stages of the building process including development, design, construction, and operations and maintenance. Some of their methods – such as retrieving information on invoices and uploaded files – are accessible online via SOAP API.

CanvasPopCanvasPop API: CanvasPop is a photo printing service. CanvasPop provides photo printing options including printing on canvas. Users can print their own photos, monetize their photos, and share photos for others to use. The CanvasPop Photo Printing API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of CanvasPop with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving photos, managing photos, previewing photos, and printing photos.

CollabinateCollabinate API: Collabinate offers an API that lets developers add activity feeds to applications. The hosted service engine enables activity streams, social feeds, and microblogging for everything from mobile games to enterprise systems. Collabinate allows multi-user applications to become collaborative. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: http://www.collabinate.com/.

DebuggifyDebuggify API: Debuggify is a service that allows developers to find and track bugs and errors in Javascript code. Debuggify provides bug and error reports and monitoring services. The Debuggify API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Debuggify with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving reports, attaching metadata, and managing aliases.

feedlyfeedly API: feedly is an RSS, blog-feed reader. feedly allows users to aggregate and track all of the blogs and RSS feeds they want to follow in one application (for web, mobile, and tablet). The feedly API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of feedly with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving RSS subscriptions. managing categories of RSS feeds, and managing user information.

FittingRealityFittingReality API: FittingReality is an online service that allows clothing retailers help their customers find the right size by uploading their “shape ID” picture and virtually trying on clothes on the retail website. The FittingReality API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of FittingReality with other applications and websites. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: http://fittingreality.com/for-developers/.

FundpeakFundpeak API: Fundpeak is an investment database provider focusing on managed futures and forex and impact investing. Users can customize and personalize the data they want and run performance reports on investments and funds. The Fundpeak API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality and data of Fundpeak with other applications. The API provides access to individual fields, statistics, portfolios, and charts. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email info@fundpeak.com for API access.

Geo IP LookupGeo IP Lookup API: Geo IP Lookup is a mashup of several data sources providing IP geolocation. In addition to geographic information, the service returns nearby places of interest. The Geo IP Lookup API allows applications and websites to retrieve geographic data for a posted IP address in a JSON or XML formatted response. Available datatypes include city, region, and country name and code.

glurl.coglurl.co API: Glurl.co is a URL shortening service that allows you to shorten addresses that point to web pages, images, emails and files quickly, securely, and conveniently. Glurl.co is also a place where you can store, organize, track and share your links, images and e-mail addresses. The glurl.co REST API allows other web-based applications to use glurl.co’s shortening service, storage, analysis and redirection links and images. An API key is required.

iJukeboxiJukebox API: iJukebox is an interactive music streaming service. iJukebox allows venues and customers to legally stream music to their customers and allow their customers to interact with the music through applications. The iJukebox API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of iJukebox with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email info@myiJukebox.com for more information.

InsightlyInsightly API: Insightly is a client relationship management (CRM) and project management platform. Insightly allows businesses to customize and utilize various CRM and project management features, such as contact information, various dashboards, and social media integration. The Insightly API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Insightly with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving and managing emails, managing contacts and contact details, and managing attachments and files.

InstaBugInstaBug API: InstaBug is a bug tracking and reporting tool for mobile applications. Application owners and publishers can use InstaBug in their mobile applications to get alerts about bugs in their applications, get bug information on a dashboard, and install instant feedback forms on their applications. The InstaBug SDK and API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of InstaBug with their mobile applications. Some example API methods include retrieving bug reports, managing account information, and retrieving user feedback.

Intouch By EniroIntouch By Eniro API: Intouch is a service of Eniro, a local search engine serving the Nordic region and Poland. Intouch is a pay service using Eniro’s database to provide information about individuals, businesses and government organizations. The Intouch API allows customer applications to search for companies and people in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, using an array of search parameters. Available data types include addresses, map data, legal data, employment and service position data, and more.

JSMonJSMon API: JSMon is a website visitor analysis service. JSMon analyzes, tracks, and reports on who is visiting a website and their user behavior. The JSMon API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of JSMon with other applications. Some example API methods include creating and managing accounts, retrieving user information, and offering promotions to visitors based on behavior.

JuengoJuengo API: Juengo is a loyalty and rewards application. Users can use Juengo to earn rewards and join loyalty programs at merchants and service providers. Businesses can use Juengo to provide customers with loyalty rewards for shopping with them or using their services. The Juengo API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Juengo with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service.

JumpsellerJumpseller API: Jumpseller is a hosted service for creating and managing professional online stores without any technical knowledge. Jumpseller provides a gallery of themes that are compatible with many different kinds of devices. Users also have the option of creating a custom theme or simply embedding Jumpseller within their current website. Jumpseller supports a wide range of payment methods including PayPal, credit cards, bank transfers, and more. Users can alter their websites’ and payment gateways’ language, currency, shipping cost, and taxes by country or region.

mailparser.iomailparser.io API: mailparser.io parses and extracts data from incoming emails. mailparser.io can used to extract tracking-numbers, leads or any other kind of data hidden inside the email body or attachment. The parsed results can then be sent to other webservices with HTTP webhooks. The mailparser.io API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of mailparser.io with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email contact@mailparser.io for more information.

Norwegian Biodiversity Information CentreNorwegian Biodiversity Information Centre API: The Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre (known as Artsdatabanken in Norwegian) is a database of information on Norway’s species and ecosystems. It cooperates with museums of natural history, research institutions, nature management institutions, and others to assemble this information and make it available to the public. The Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre’s API allows users to search for information on an organism by its Latin or Norwegian name via SOAP calls.

PanoptaPanopta API: Panopta is a monitoring service that checks all of the user’s servers once per minute, allowing it to detect even short-term service outages. It also checks infrastructure by performing transactions with common network services, ensuring that applications are working as intended. Panopta can perform these checks using any of its more-than-thirty globally distributed monitoring nodes. Panopta provides a RESTful API that gives users programmatic access to the service’s functions and information. The API could be used to pull uptime and outage data from Panopta or to remotely add or remove servers, checks, and users.

Play2ShopPlay2Shop API: Play2Shop is a service that allows gamers to collect points as rewards and pays shoppers with cash back that can both be used for discounts at any of more than 1,000 retail partners. The Play2Shop API lets developers integrate their games into the Play2Shop Gaming Platform (PGP) which can then keep track the points accumulated by players.

Prep SportswearPrep Sportswear API: Prep Sportswear is an online sportswear store that sells custom high school apparel as well as vintage and pro sports apparel. They also sell clothing bearing the names of golf courses, fraternities, sororities, branches of the military, and more. Prep Sportswear provides a SOAP API that allows users to retrieve lists of available products for a school or team.

QubitQubit API: Qubit is a user behavior data and analysis platform. Qubit’s Behavioral Attribution product allows companies and brands to track user behavior to target their marketing efforts. The Qubit Behavioral Attribution API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality and data of Qubit with other applications, including data visualization applications such as Tableau. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email info@qubitproducts.com for API access.

ScrapinghubScrapinghub API: Scrapinghub provides users with a variety of web crawling and data processing services. Its APIs allow users to schedule scraping jobs, retrieve scraped items, retrieve the log for a job, retrieve information about spiders, and retrieve autoscraping project specifications in slybot format. The APIs also allow users to upload python eggs and to upload reports that are attached to a scraping job. The Scrapinghub APIs operate via REST calls in JSON or JSONP.

scrazzlscrazzl API: Scrazzl is a social discovery platform for research materials, built to help scientist make improved decisions about research products and solve technical problems. The scrazzl API provides developer access to structured research product information, including research publications. Product examples might include antibodies, enzymes, chemicals, lab equipment, animal models, or lab software and services.

SerwerSMSSerwerSMS API: The SerwerSMS platform is a mobile marketing and communications solution that provides bulk SMS, MMS and VMS messaging services. SerwerSMS offers an API for remote access to their services. Example API functions include the dispatch of standard SMS, sending personalized SMS messages, checking the status of messages, and downloading incoming messages. Responses are returned in XML.

SetCronJobSetCronJob API: SetCronJob is a Linux-compatible service for scheduling cronjobs, commands that are automatically executed at scheduled intervals. Jobs can be set simply by giving SetCronJob a URL to call and a time interval. SetCronJob keeps an execution log that stores data for up to 20 execution results, including the time, destination IP, and script output for each result. Users can also choose to receive email notifications when an executed cronjob succeeds or fails. The SetCronJob API allows users to access their cronjobs, groups, and account settings programmatically via REST calls.

StackdriverStackdriver API: Stackdriver is a cloud hosting monitoring service. Stackdriver provides monitoring and services for DevOps, including AWS, OpenStack, and Rackspace. The Stackdriver API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Stackdriver with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service.

TemnosTemnos API: Temnos is a content intelligence platform. Temnos allows companies to make use of their content by analyzing the content, tagging and organizing content, and targeting and repackaging content for engagement. The Temnos API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Temnos with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact info@temnos.com for more information.

Tienda NubeTienda Nube API: Tienda Nube (Cloud Store in English) is a Spanish-language online store creation service. A Portuguese-language version of the service called Nuvem Shop also exists. Users can create their stores using pre-made themes or their own designs. Products can be added, updated, or removed at any time from the Cloud Manager. Tienda Nube allows users to make their stores available on Facebook so that their followers can buy directly from Facebook without leaving the site. Users can access their stores and products programmatically via the Tienda Nube/Nuvem Shop REST API. Although their websites are offered only in Spanish and Portuguese, the API documentation is given in English.

TuxxTuxx API: Tuxx is a Dutch business information resource for professionals worldwide. Tuxx offers an API that exposes some of their information. Currently the API supports two methods, with more expected to go live soon. The API can currently verify the validity of an International Bank Account Number (IBAN) or return ISO 3166 country codes and Dutch and English names for any specified country.

WherestandWherestand API: WhereStand is a search engine monitoring application capable of checking, tracking, and analyzing a user’s Google rankings. The WhereStand API allows applications and websites to programmatically request rankings for up to four URLs using any number of keywords. Ranking data is returned within 24 hours.

WorldIPWorldIP API: WorldIP provides free geolocation tools enabling users to identify the exact geographic location of a given IP address. The WorldIP API provides applications with the means to programmatically access geographic IP location data. The API offers an unlimited free endpoint, as well as professional licensing, which includes access to more servers worldwide, richer geolocation data, and more.

ZipmentsZipments API: Zipments is an on-demand delivery and shipping service. Zipments allows users to order products from local retailers and have them delivered on the same day. Retailers can use Zipments to offer their products for same day delivery and couriers can use Zipments to get delivery business. The Zipments API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Zipments with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving address and delivery information, retrieving courier information, and accessing events.

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