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Tapajyoti Bose
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7 Free Public APIs you will love as a developer💖

1. JSON Placeholder


JSON Placeholder is a service that provides you with fake online REST APIs for testing and prototyping. This is a go-to API for every developer.

2. Google Translate


Google has a plethora of APIs, but most of them are paid. Thankfully, the Translate API provides free translations for 100+ languages, up to 500k characters per month.

3. Open Weather Map


Need to look into the crystal ball & predict the weather? Open Weather Map is a service that does just that & provides you easy access to their data via their API.

4. REST Countries


REST Countries is a service that provides you with information about countries via a RESTful API. It provides you with data such as country name, capital, population, area, currencies, languages, and more.



IP API is a service that provides you with information about an IP address. It exposes country, region, city, latitude, longitude, timezone, currency, and myriad other data.

People can be seen extensively using this API ( while building anything that requires the user's country code.

6. Random Data API


Random Data API is a service that provides you with random data. It is similar to JSON Placeholder, but provides random data, unlike JSON Placeholder, which delivers static data and has a few more data categories like Banks, Credit Cards & Beers up its sleeve.

7. The Pokemon API


The Pokemon API is a simple API for Pokemon characters, abilities, moves, etc. It has numerous endpoints for various purposes, for example: fetching characters, abilities, etc.

Recently, a GraphQL API has also been introduced, which is an incredible addition.

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Top comments (21)

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Job Kroon

So, my next project will be a Pokémon one! 😁🙏 Thanks!

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Same here !!!!

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Job Kroon

Keep me in the loop, if you have any ideas! 😁

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adriens profile image

(data) Story telling... one of my greatest hobbies !
When achieved, I'll let you know for sure <3

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Job Kroon

Awesome! 🙏

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React Hunter

Thank you

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Devarshi Shimpi

Thanks for sharing!!

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Code of Relevancy

Thank you for this apis..

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Thanks so much!

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Marcos Ramírez

Thanks, very useful

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Moazam Ali

I'll be using Random Data IP, because it seems cool to me. Btw thanks

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Chibuzor Ojukwu

Nice one

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Daniel Zotti

If you love Rick & Morty as much as I do, you should definitely try this one:

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adriens • Edited

Pokemon v2 API has some issues :

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adriens profile image

Alreay have project ideas about Pokemons.... XD

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One of my favorite APIs to use a developer is an avatar generator. You can find some examples here:

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Fred Pallesen

As far as I can see Google Translate is NOT free. It is just a very good offer ... but ultimately not free.

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Tapajyoti Bose

They provide $10 credits each month, whoch translates to 500k free characters/month

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André ldev

Here is a list of APIs that really worked for a business

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