An API is a layer, hiding the confusing details of a system from everyone else. More interestingly, they open a wealth of knowledge and resources to anyone willing to consume them!
I've got a few old newspapers from the 1930s and 1940s, and find them fascinating. And so I was excited to stumble on the Library of Congress's Chronicling America API, which 'provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages'. Let's check it out.Read more Share
This API is allows you to query the Amazon catalog, either with keywords or by targeting specific products, and extract details about those products in order to promote (advertise) them. I'm hoping that the question/answer area is one of those details that can be extracted, but we'll see.Read more Share