September 21, 2021

Daily API RoundUp: Facebook, Great Circle-Squid, Nmap, Tradologics, Game DB

Daily API RoundUp: Facebook, Great Circle-Squid, Nmap, Tradologics, Game DB
Daily API RoundUp: Facebook, Great Circle-Squid, Nmap, Tradologics, Game DB

Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy, updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples. If you have new APIs, clients, or source code examples to add to ProgrammableWeb’s directories, we offer forms (APIs, Clients, Source Code) for submitting them to our API research team. If there’s a listing in one of our directories that you’d like to claim as the owner, please contact us at editor@programmableweb.com.

Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Social, Boating, and Financial. Highlights include the most recent version of the Facebook Graph API and an API for sentiment analysis in text. Here’s a rundown of the latest additions.

APIs

Facebook Graph APITrack this API provides searchable data about content objects on Facebook and the connections between them. This includes people, their friend relationships, shared content, comments, places, events, photos, groups pages, milestones, videos, live video, WhatsApp connections, and others. Public information can be accessed without a developer key/application key, but is required for private data access. The most recent version of the API is v9.0 which was introduced during November, 2020.

Great Circle-Squid is a provider of marine weather services, both for race management and sailors. The Great Circle Forecast APITrack this API provides weather forecasts primarily for sailing races. Data returned includes wind, pressure, temperature, precipitations, sea currents, etc. for a specified location. These forecasts can be computed for every location on the planet, with time interval varying from 1 minute to 3 hours and up to a horizon of 7 days into the future. The Great Circle Routing APITrack this API provides routes for sailing and motor boat vessels. The API returns ideal isochronic forecast route from a user’s own polar data and wind, sea state weather information for a specified route with potentially several waypoints. Both APIs are listed in the Boating category.

Nmap provides an open source security scanner, port scanner, & network exploration tool. The Nmap APITrack this API enables users to create Nmap scans programmatically, also get scan information, check scan status, and get scan reports. This API is listed in the Security category.

Text Sentiment Analysis Method APITrack this API is useful for analysing text sentiment by passing text or paragraphs, in single line or multiple lines, and getting back a sentiment analysis report, including how many of lines be analyzed, how many positive, negative, or middle sentiment for the lines of text. It is listed in the Sentiment category.

Tradologics is a cloud platform for programmatic financial trading. The Tradologics APITrack this API offers methods to integrate with the platform and manage accounts, orders, assets, market data, operations, strategies, brokers, tools, tradehooks and more. The API features functions for multi-broker trading, multi-language support, private data storage, built-in version control and more. It is listed in the Financial category.

Game DB is a website that ranks games and players from the Steam games library. The Global Steam APITrack this API provides data from the website with methods for managing games, players, articles, packages and groups. Game DB is not officially affiliated with Steam. This API is listed in the Games category.

Currency Exchange REST APITrack this API enables applications to retrieve live currency and foreign exchange rates when users specify source and destination quotes and optional amount to calculate. It supports vast amount of quotes around the world. It is filed under Currency.