This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a weather data service, national digital library, personalized restaurant recommendations and photos, U.S. political contributions database and remote home heating control...
This week we had 38 new APIs added to our API directory including a weather data service, national digital library, personalized restaurant recommendations and photos, U.S. political contributions database and remote home heating control service. In addition we covered an API that helps simplify event marketing. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
AniDB API: AniDB (Anime DataBase) is an extensive database of information on Japanese animation that includes shows, movies, episodes, characters, and more. This database is freely available to the public, and all AniDB users are able to add or edit information. Users can also create and maintain a "MyList" to keep track of which anime they have and haven't seen before.
The AniDB API allows users to retrieve information from the database programmatically using REST, TCP, and UDP protocols.
Appery.io API: Appery.io is a mobile application building and management platform. Users can use Appery.io to build, manage, and cloud host their mobile applications.
The Appery.io API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Appery.io to build and create applications. Some example API methods include building applications, pushing data, and managing account information.
BIPS API: BIPS is an online payment service that allows users to buy, sell, trade, withdraw and accept Bitcoins as payment. The BIPS API allows the users to send bitcoins, get the balance of the user's account, and export transactions. The service uses REST calls. An account and an API Key are required to use the API.
Bitcoin Sentiment API: Bitcoin Sentiment is a polling site where users vote on the future price of Bitcoins. The site also offers charts of the sentiment data, and makes the data freely downloadable. The Bitcoin Sentiment API allows users to send votes to indicate bullish or bearish prospects for the Bitcoin economy, and get data from Bitcoin Sentiment. The services uses REST calls and is free to use.
Block Chain Roulette API: Block Chain Roulette is a Bitcoin game that rewards users who correctly guess a random number that is generated by solving a new Bitcoin block. The Block Chain Roulette API gives users access to URLS to enable them to create their own roulette playing bots. The API has queries that can get a list of all possible bets, get a list of all bests made on the table, get a list of the last 50 bets, and get a list of blocks processed and spin results.
CampBX API: CampBX is a United States based Bitcoin trading platform that offers low-latency automated trading, as well as manual trading. The site offers basic and advanced trading including margin account and short sales. The CampBX API allows users to call for historical data, access ticker and depth table information, fund transfers, execute quick buy or sell orders, as well as place other advanced orders including margin and short selling. An account is required with service, the API returns JSON and JSONP, and requires SSL for trade activity.
Digital Public Library of America API: The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is designed to bring together content from America’s libraries, archives, and museums and make them freely available online. Its goal is to make the written words, art, historical records, and science of the U.S. available as widely as possible. DPLA users can search the millions of items in the catalog, save items in lists, and share those lists with others.
The DPLA API provides a programmatic method for accessing the metadata for items stored by the DPLA. Among other information, each metadata record contain a link to the object's location on the content provider’s website.
Elophant API: Elophant is a service for League of Legends (LoL), a free online game in which players take on the role of a summoner who can summon champions to fight for them. Elophant provides information on summoners (player stats), champions, and items within the game. Developers can retrieve info