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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Self-hosted alternative to Pastebin

Pastebin is a service that allows you to "paste" any text and share it with others, publicly or privately. I am in need of a piece of self-hosted software that does exactly what pastebin does, but ...
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Looking for fee free services to transfer small amounts of money between accounts owned by the same person

I'm looking for services with API's that will do fee free transfers of money between bank accounts, these accounts will both be controlled by the same person, but may not be under the same bank. Each ...
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Public API for sunrise/sunset data

Is there a public API to access sunrise/sunset data? As far as the sunrise time and sunset time for any and all future calendar days?
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Any API for screencast a program and output as video stream?

Objective I want to make a web application where an user could run a program in the server and interact with it via streaming and web sockets. It's worth mentioning that multiple users could run the ...
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UHF RFID scanner solution with an API that works with a Windows Store App

I'm looking for a combined hardware and software solution that controls a UHF RFID scanner for tag writing ("EPC commissioning") via a Windows Store App. The App will be developed by us, so what we're ...
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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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Timezone lookup from latitude longitude

Is there any library (or even better, web service) available which can convert from a latitude/longitude into a time zone? (Originally asked by Matt Sheppard on Stack Overflow)
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Trello Command Line

I'm looking for a cli Trello client. I've found several - a ruby version, multiple Python versions, and multiple Node.js versions. They are all (or mostly all) fine, but they don't appear to allow ...
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Gender-Recognition API

Does anyone know of any API's out there that can determine gender based on a few of the following: Name Username Posts/Text/How they Talk Location Profile Description Picture Or if such an API ...
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ownCloud API for C# or VB.NET

I am trying to connect my C# application to ownCloud so that I can: authenticate with ownCloud upload files to ownCloud view the files uploaded to ownCloud open the files uploaded to ownCloud and ...
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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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OpenStreetMap-based geocoding/geolocation/maps/places API

I am currently using google maps in my web and mobile applications, but want to switch to an OSM alternative. The following services are the ones I use with gmaps: I need an OSM provider that can ...
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Python REST API Wrapper framework?

It's not overly difficult to build a wrapper of someones RESTfull HTTP API using something like: urllib2 or requests. However, there is still a decent amount of generic boilerplate required. Are ...
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API to access details on modules in Android apps

I'm looking for an API, preferably in PHP, or optionally a command-line tool (Python would be OK, but anything running on Linux should do) which, given the package name of an Android app, gives me ...
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PHP/Java/C++ frameworks for declarative SQL to REST API binding

What libraries/frameworks, if any, exist to bind/"scaffold" SQL relational databases to a RESTful API in a declarative manner? In short, by specifying the names of the tables and fields (alongside ...
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Easy, Automatic REST API for a SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc) Database or DaaS

I need REST API access to my SQL database for end user queries in a mobile application. I am trying to avoid having to program my own REST API because I come from a statistical programming (R, SAS, ...
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Truly random number generator API

My question builds on the Stack Overflow question How can I generate truly (not pseudo) random numbers with C#? Is there a web API or something that can generate truly random numbers that I can use ...
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Is there Java Gimp API for manipulating images

Is there any java Gimp library to control, resize, or reduce image size (MB to KB) ? I'm looking for something like JGIMP. I tried to work on JGIMP , but it was an older version, and failed to ...
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Managing massive sensor data within Ada code

I'm looking for a database system with these requirements: Native support for Ada code. Easy to store sensor data. I'm managing about ten sensors with a sampling frequency or 1Hz, so I have about 1 ...
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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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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

I'm using several reverse geocoding options such as Foursquare, Google, and OpenStreetMap to retrieve place information, but the one type of place that none of these seem to be able to do is ...
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WhatsApp API / Library / service for private smart home project

I am looking for a way to receive WhatsApp messages on an Arduino or Raspberry Pi which also should allow me to detect the sender's number and message. Several companies in Germany advertise with a ...
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Free Mindmap software that supports python API

I need a portable OS-agnostic Mindmap software that supports python API, I want to be able to change the nodes, add text or images programmatically via python.
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Recomended API for developing PACS Server

I'm newbie in DICOM and PACS server. In my company, I have to develop complete PACS server (including MWL, MPPS, DICOM viewer, etc). Now, I am currently research using Dvtk library on .Net C#. My ...
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Speech to Text API for JavaScript

I'm looking for an API that can convert speech to text in real time. Language requirement is English. Is there any such free API available? Edit: I'm sorry to not have mentioned this earlier. The ...
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Is there a P2P/decentralized “e-mail alternative” which more than 10 people in the world use?

I'm trying to provide a way for myself to reach people who contact me through what is essentially a website form. The problem with e-mail, the obvious contender, is that it's inherently insecure and ...
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Nutritional tables API recommendation

I am looking for API where I can get nutritional tables for food products. No recipes, no prepared food of various brands(like cans, instant noodles, snacks etc..). I need just simple data about ...
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Are any C++ logging libraries safe to use within fork'ed/exec'ed processes?

boost logging explicitly says it is not. easylogging++ looks like it sets up extern'ed static state that might be trouble after a fork. Requirements: log rolling after a certain size, support of ...
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Data mapping platform

Is here.com a good platform for mapping/tracking scientific species information for a bio study? (I started with google maps, but the library went obsolete and they're now asking for billing info to ...
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Mutual Fund API

I am looking for a free financial stock quote API that quotes historical information for Mutual Funds. Preferably JSON REST. I used to use Google, Yahoo but both are no longer available. All current ...
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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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REST API for file sync

I'm beginning work on a project which has, as one component, the need to synchronize files from a server to a local HTML5 IndexedDB store for offline usage, then later, the option to push changes from ...
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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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API for creating/uncompressing zip files, ANSI C compatible and used in Windows applications

This is a first question on this StackExchange site, please let me know if my question is off-topic, and if so, which of the sites would be more appropriate. I am looking for an API that can be used ...
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API that gives VIN from a (US) License Plate Number

I'm trying to write an app that gives basic anonymous car data (make/model/year) from a picture. I assumed the best way to do that would be to take a license plate number, look up the VIN from the ...
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Programmable Alternative to DialogFlow

I would like to code actions and responses to gain finer control as opposed to how we do using UI in DialogFlow. But building a whole platform like DialogFlow would take a lot of time, but is there ...
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Library for programmatic video manipulation

I'd like to write a script performing the following task: read a number of videos, determine a common chunk of frames that appear in all of them, then delete that common chunk from each video. What ...
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Looking for lightweight php based cms with rest-api [closed]

I am looking for a PHP based lightweight CMS (not Wordpress) for my web based blog and also I need to access the services via (Restful) API for my native mobile app as well. Can you help me to find ...
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Free, open source C# barcode generator library

I want a simple barcode generator library for C# that is open source and free. It should support popular barcode types like Code 128. It is very important that it be open source, and should be in C#. ...
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Is there any free API that allows to get the name of the location and the state using the name of the country and the postal code?

Original question I create an web application and I need to obtain the information contained in the question on the backend side of my application. What I need the most is the automatic retrieval of ...
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Free offline Speech Recognition SDK (API)

I want a SDK(API) for speech recognition. like google speech recognition. But it should be OFFLINE and FREE and also should compatible with ASP.NET C#. any suggestion will be appreciated :)
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Which software for online 3D rendering?

We are looking for a solution where we can render photorealistic 3D product images on a webserver or in the cloud. Basically we want to create one 3D model per product and render it with different ...

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