Questions tagged [api]

When one of the software requirements is an Application Programming Interface (API), e.g. besides a graphical user interface (GUI), command-line interface (CLI) or web interface.

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A video streaming API with in-video quizzes

I'm working on a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform and we need videos for lectures and in-video quizzes. I need an API which enables the video maker to pause the video and have quizzes in ...
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Crypto-Currency price API with price listed in USD?

I am working on an app that will display the current price of crypto-currencies in a similar fashion to the stock app in iOS 8. The app is written in Swift. I am looking for an API that will allow me ...
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Early Modern English Dictionary API

I am building a web application that allows users to transcribe, word by word, Early Modern English manuscripts. I want to tell users when a word they transcribed may be a new spelling variant of ...
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Read LaTeX preamble

Can someone suggest me a library/tool/webservice/api used to read and process the preamble of a LaTeX file? I would prefer it in PHP, but any back-end language will suffice. I just need to check if a ...
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Task management software, Java EE / JBoss

Our main application is based on JBOSS/Seam and utilizes jBPMN for business processes. A large part of the application are task lists for employees. Requirements for the task lists are (rough): ...
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What tool exists to easily browse, query and validate OData v4 services

I am currently working on a new OData based API for one of my projects. I would like to have an (preferably UI based) tool which allows me to browse, test and validate the API. A lot of people claim ...
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Machine Learning library in Java

I'm new to Machine learning, and am trying to learn to develop some deep neural networks applications, possibly for both data analysis and multimedia/image processing. I'm a Java person myself so I ...
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.net standard conform open source PDF library

I wanted to know if someone knows a good .NetStandard conform library to create PDFs. Task I want to perform The goal is to extend a static site generator that transforms Markdown to HTML to also ...
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Is there a Cloud Management Platform that can control/manage hosted, open source Linux VMs?

Is there a CMP that can manage QEMU/KVM VMs without OpenStack? Is there a CMP that can integrate with oVirt? I want to manage a hybrid cloud (AWS and on-premises VMs) with the same application. I ...
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laboratory database software

I am working in a small (three person) physics laboratory and would like a robust and convenient way to log data. Writing a custom python script to iterate through the lines of a data file, converting ...
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Ecommerce framework for mobile app

I have an e-commerce app, where we sell the stuff within the app. What I basically want is the features for Shopify output into an API which I can integrate in my app. Unfortunately, Shopify doesn't ...
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Gratis interactive transcript API

I am looking for an interactive transcript API that is available for free/open source and usable for commercial websites. Here are a few examples of the same: JWPlayer CaptionBox Any ...
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News Search APIs that Can be Used for Analytics

The BOSS and Bing search APIs only allow customers to use them to create custom search applications. What I want to do is: Use an API to find news articles Perform some analytics on those articles ...
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Is there such a thing as a general “grocery shopping online” program/API?

Even before the Corona/Wuhan thing, I was forced to shop online for food for years. I tried out numerous stores (in Europe) and their websites are all disastrous. As in, horribly broken and user-...
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Software / program language for newsfeed

So first off a little background information about the project i'm working on. I'm doing research in how a local cinema can reach out to a specific target audience and share information with them for ...
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Face Recognition using Flutter

I am trying to build an application where one of my modules is to use face recognition to verify the users including some other verification methods as well(which aren't important to discuss here for ...
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Language detection

Is there a service I can call programmatically to determine what language the UTF-8 encoded word belongs to? I tried using Apache Tika and it does not work at all. LanguageDetector detector = new ...
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What library or API can I use to generate possible words/names from a phonetic syllable format?

I am working on a C++ name generator based on machine learning of baby names in the United States. Part of this process is splitting names into their phonetic syllables and generating new names in ...
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Speed test library in React Native

I'm trying to create a mobile app in React Native that measures the download and upload speed from a server, similar to how Ookla Speedtest, but it'll measure the speed on the network, not on Wifi. I ...
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Open source alternatives to Image Processing API and Image CDN

I am working on a production-level software development for implementing Image Scaling and Transcoding . I would like to know are there Open-source alternative to Akamai and imgix for image processing ...
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Free Java API for scanning fingerprints

Is there any free Java API available for scanning fingerprints? I want to implement fingerprint functionality in a web application which will scan and identify the fingerprint based on available ...
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Payment solutions for digital product (license code)?

I have ads on my website, as well as a "consider buying our mobile app" nag screen that appears from time to time. Nothing too annoying, but still a bit of a nuisance for heavy users of the site. I ...
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Is there a service to upload images and metadata to?

We're looking for a software that allows applications to communicate with one of our webservers in order to store images. These requirements are a must: available as FOSS receives an image along ...
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Desktop Advertisement API

I am looking for a simple advertisement API that works with C# and WPF. I looked on the internet some, and all I have been able to find is that people want to use Google's advertisement API is not ...
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Is there an easy to use open source pretrained or commercial API for object classification and localization in images?

There are a number of commercial APIs such as Clarifai and Google Cloud Vision that provide image tagging, however they don't provide any location or size (bounding box) for the detected objects, they ...
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Is there any VPN with API support

I am looking for a VPN (free or paid) which provides API support along with it so that I can integrate into my application with ease. I've used many VPN's like Cyber Ghost (rumors came that CyberGhost ...
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Best API for ISIN to name and vice versa

What is best API to lookup securities by ISINs (International Securities Identification Number) or name? In other words, ideally I would like to have an rest-api like this: http://api.isinlookup.org/...
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MediaWiki video extension with programmatic seeking

I would like to create a page on a MediaWiki wiki to instruct users how to complete a procedure using a piece of software. Instead of taking lots of screenshots, I thought it would be better to have ...
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Decoupled or headless open-source E-Commerce CMS

I'm planning to make website as well as app for e-commerce using a CMS. I required the DB to be accessed from both. CMS for e-commerce are easily available but they're embedded with the backend DB ...
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Third party tool for custom login in Windows 7 Home Premium

Is there a tool that will allow the integration with a local script or a remote API for validating the user credentials? Basically, I'd like for the user to get the regular logon screen, except that ...
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Pulling bank information: Alternatives to Yodlee API?

Yodlee has an Instant Account Verification API that allows a user to login into their bank account, answer security questions and return back a list of accounts + transactions. We need a similar API ...
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Software for server monitoring with REST API

I am planning to build custom autoscaling logic for DigitalOcean using their API. I have seen DigitalOcean Elasticity project, but I need a more flexible solution. The idea is to have a 'master' ...
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Good C# api/framework for nBayes filtration?

I'm trying to find the best C# api/framework for nBayes filtration: I get some pairs of students' source-code from automatic testing and grading learning system. Students can submit code when they ...
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Is there a receiving API for FedEx and other common US small package carriers

We receive a lot of Packages from FedEX and UPS, etc. I'm looking to find some kind of service where I can input the package tracking number into my internal company website and then call "some api" ...
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An RSS aggregator for Linux with database or API?

I'm quite impressed with FeedReader to the point that I don't want to switch, but I now see that there's no further development with it. I expect it soon to be deprecated. In any event, I'm looking ...
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Online chart with API to upload new data

I'd like to provide a chart and include into an email which is created by some powershell code. I am looking for a free online service that can render a chart based on my data (I want to upload a file ...
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Customizable Calendar Tool for Training Company

Firstly, I hope everyone is well and in good health in this strange time. Next, I am looking for suggestions for a customisable calendar/scheduling tool/application with the specific purpose of ...
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What is a good API to setup user to user payments in an Android app?

I am making an Android app with Kotlin and AWS where users will be able to directly make payments to one another for various products/services. For now I want those payments to be through credit cards ...
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Commandline tool to download via HTTP documents paginated by RFC 5988

I'm using wget at the moment to retrieve a large set of data from a REST API and it is paginated as per RFC 5988, i.e. the body text contains a limited number of records, and the HTTP response header ...
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Server Software for routing (or tunneling) pairs of TCP connections

I am looking for a server software that can create TCP routes between pairs of users. The use case is the following: There are devices that can communicate via TCP in a proprietary protocol. Because ...
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Is there a song preview API that I can use to make games?

All the APIs that I am looking at that can provide previews of songs (iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, SoundCloud, last.fm, Napster, and more) provide restrictions that the audio clips for songs cannot be ...
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Singlish to Sinhala converting API

I want to convert Singlish text to Sinhala in my webpage. Therefore I'm looking for a good API for it. I found one it is http://www.easysinhalaunicode.com/API.html but it converts some Singlish text ...
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Financial API that provides Options Chains?

Is there a Financial API (for use in software development with a programming language such as Java, Python, or .NET) that provides Options Chains? I understand Yahoo had such an API and it was ...
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VPN with a web API to switch locations

The VPNs I have used so far offer a button or a list, where you can choose from where you want your VPN to operate. For example, I could choose France, and then I get a French IP address. I am ...
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Any app that allows you to send SMS from your phone (Android) with an API?

I'm trying to find something like Google's Android messages, which has a web interface. I don't necessarily care about the web interface though. I'm much more interested in how Android messages ...
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Is there a free (no-registration) JSON time API besides worldtimeapi.org?

I don't have anything against https://worldtimeapi.org/, which I use, but their FAQ makes it known that they are not to be relied upon for "commercial applications". Thus, it would be nice to have at ...
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Library that evaluates writing quality recommendation?

I am looking to implement an AI in my project that will evaluate writing quality (much like paperrater.com/ does). Does anyone have any specific recommendations? I know there are many APIs for ...
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API-based service for posting video to social media

We are looking at creating a cloud-based service that will process video. As part of this, we're looking to post the resultant video to a number of social media channels. Obviously they all have their ...
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API for monitoring new music

Is there any API that has endpoints for monitoring when artists release new music? Right now I'm resorting to using Apple Music or Spotify's API's to monitor all the songs that are listed under ...
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Can I builld a stand alone frontend app with Vue?

I want to build an API Rest and I want the frontend to be totally independent from the backend, the frontend will comunicate with the backend using an API, sending GET and POST requests, that way I ...