May 26, 2021

Daily API RoundUP: WebM, ClickHelp, API Ninjas, Outdoorsy

Daily API RoundUP: WebM, ClickHelp, API Ninjas, Outdoorsy
Daily API RoundUP: WebM, ClickHelp, API Ninjas, Outdoorsy

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

Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marketing, Health and DevOps. Highlights include an API for converting WebM media files to several other formats and an API for making custom health applications from aggregated health data. Here’s a rundown of the latest additions.


Sprout provides health technology solutions for employers and global brands. The Sprout Open Health APITrack this API enables developers to integrate customer health data for personalized customer experiences, better engagement and brand loyalty. The API offers data from wearable devices for activity, HRA data, health milestones so developers can build applications for personalized messaging, experiences, and rewards. Interested developers need to contact the provider for API and Documentation access. Find this API in the Health category.

Outdoorsy is an online marketplace for renting RVs. Both RV owners and renters can use the marketplace. The Outdoorsy Trailblazer APITrack this API offers affiliate partners access to the Platform‘s tools. The API enables affiliates to earn commissions by connecting their customers with potential RV renters. Interested developers can register with the affiliate program for documentation and API access. The API is listed in the Marketing category.

WebM is an open source audiovisual media file format which works as an alternative to use in the HTML5 video and the HTML5 audio elements. is a video, audio and image conversion service that supports MP4, AVI, WMEV, MPEG, MOV, MPG, DIVX, WebM, MPEG2, FLV, MP3, WAV, M4A, FLAC, AAC, WMA, DTS, OPUS, GIF, WEBP and many others. The APITrack this API offers programmatic access to the conversion service, with methods to convert above listed files to and from WebM format. API is listed in the Conversions category.

API Ninjas provides 1 API endpointTrack this API for 16 data APIs divided into three tiers. Tier 1 offers fundamental building block data for cities, currency conversion, country stats, dictionary, exchange rates, geocoding, reverse geocoding, facts, jokes, and trivia. Tier 2 offers data for thousands of cars from dozens of automakers, celebrity data, and text &extraction from images. Tier 3 offers data about Air Quality (AQI), nutrition extraction via natural language processing alogrithms, and weather for regions around the world. The API is primarily listed under Data in the ProgrammableWeb API directory.

HAProxy Technologies offers software load balancer services. The HAProxy Data Plane APITrack this API (version 2.3) is available to enable features for service discovery, logging, and validation. API methods are available to manage backend, bind, server, configuration, TCP request rules, HTTP request rules, filter, stickrules, nameserver, peer, cluster, maps, service discovery, storage and more. Verstion 2.3 includes expanded service discovery mechanisms, native support for discovering AWS EC2 instances and auto- Scaling groups, a new configuration file that supports HCL and YAML, an Inotify configuration watcher, syslog support and more. This API is listed in the DevOps category.

ClickHelp is an online tool for creating technical documentation. The ClickHelp REST APITrack this API allows users to automate tasks and integrate documentation workflow into existing business processes. API methods are available to retrieve topics, files from storage, projects and to manage users, projects, reporting & analytics and more. This API is listed in the Tools category.

ClickHelp overview Video: YouTube/ClickHelp