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10 Useful APIs for Developers

Rahul
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Today we're going to take a look at some of the most useful APIs for Developer. API stands for Application Programming Interface. A easy way to understand what they do is by reversing the acronym; an API is an Interface, which is used by Programmers, allowing them to interact with an Application.


Google Maps

Build customized, agile experiences that bring the real world to your users with static and dynamic maps, Street View imagery, and 360 views.

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Link -> Google Cloud Map Platform

CoinGecko

Access CoinGecko data such as live pricing, trading volume, tickers, exchanged, historical data, coin info and images, developer and community stats, events, global markets etc.

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Link -> CoinGecko API

Okta

Okta connects any person with any application on any device. It's an enterprise-grade, identity management on any service, built for the cloud, but compatible with many on-premise application.

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Link -> Okta API

Mail Chimp⁣⁣

Sync email activity and campaign stats with your database, manage audiences, and view and control automation workflows.⁣⁣
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Link -> Mailchimp API

Open Weather⁣⁣

Simple and fast and free weather API. You have access to current weather data, hourly, 5- and 16-day forecasts, weather maps, UV Index, air pollution and historical data.⁣⁣
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Link -> Open Weather Map API

Instagram⁣⁣

manage and reply to comments on your media, identify media where you have been @mentioned by other Instagram users, find hashtagged media, and get basic metadata and metrics about other Instagram Businesses and Creators.⁣⁣
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Link -> Instagram API

Yelp⁣⁣

Yelp provides helpful tools for developers of all sizes and backgrounds. Explore our wide range of market-leading products.⁣⁣
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Link -> Yelp API

Bit.ly⁣⁣

Securely shorten and manage millions of links at scale for maximum efficiency. Whether you want to generate links for your website, print, or different user accounts, you can do it with Bitly.⁣⁣

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Link -> Bitly API

Full Contact

FullContact provides information about the person behind an email address. From that one piece of data you can determine full name, age, location, gender and social network accounts.

Link -> Full Contact API

Dropbox

Allows your app to sync files and data with Dropbox, giving you access to the Drop boxes of over 500 million+ global users.

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Link -> Dropbox API


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Liyas Thomas

Great. Feel free to use hoppscotch.io to spin up these APIs directly from your browser.

GitHub logo hoppscotch / hoppscotch

👽 A free, fast and beautiful API request builder used by 120k+ developers. https://hoppscotch.io

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Chandu J S

awesome!

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Rahul Author

Amazing

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Joshua Folorunsho Omoniyi

Wonderful script, well detailed and straight to the point.

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Brenda Michelle

This is great! thank you. I have been looking for interesting APIs and this is very helpful.

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Rahul Author

Thank you so much.

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Damilare

Awesome 👍

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Visakh Vijayan

need new ones.

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Rahul Author

Coming stay tuned.

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Dibyojyoti Koleh

Thanks. That's really helpful Bro.

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Duca Vitalie-Alexandru

Bear in mind that SoundCloud does not allow the registration of new apps to use their API for already a year now.

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Rahul Author • Edited

Oops.. changed to Full Contact.