API stands for Application Programming Interface. A program's API defines the proper way for a developer to request services from that program.

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utility to pull in the entries of an rss feed with a certain date range

I'd like to include a section on my daily blog post that could capture/aggregate my activity from twitter, github, etc on that day. Ideally this information could be displayed in a visually ...
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What is the best currency API out there? [closed]

I may be asking an odd question, but webmasters seem like a decent place to post this. I'm in the search for an accurate, easy API (such as using JSON or XML) so I can use my web application. I've ...
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PHP Library to accept logins from Facebook and Google?

I'm making a site and I want creating accounts / logging in to be very easy, so I want to support logins with Facebook Connect and Google Accounts. I know both offer APIs, but seems like a lot of ...
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What is the Google version of Yahoo's Data tables?

I find Yahoo! Data tables very useful. You can access them using YQL (Yahoo query language) to retrieve information such as stock markets, currency rates, etc. See ...
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Adding description for words on your website

I am creating a website with a lot of programming language, and words that are related to programming and application development. Now I like the idea to have a tooltip on certain words, let's say a ...
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Dictionary API for a website?

I would like to have a dictionary for my website where the user can easily fill in a word or better yet right click a word and get the definition right there on the page or something along those ...
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Best way to implement user-powered data validation

I run a product recommendation engine and I'm hitting a few snags. I'm looking to see if anyone has any recommendations on what I should do to minimize these issues. Here's how the site works: ...
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Which domain registrar offers the most complete API? [closed]

I am looking for a domain registrar that offers an API that would allow changes like name servers to be made programmatically. GoDaddy do not seem to offer this, so I figured this might be a good ...
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In-browser painting app

I want to offer visitors of my site an in-browser drawing app. Which apis help me doing that for free and easily without showing too much of it's origin like by using a link or a huge ad of the ...
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Recomendation for Webshop with API

I'm searching for a webshop. The problem with my search is, that the webshop-software of my choice needs to have a useabel API or some interface for external applications. E.g. i need to place orders ...
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What's the best way to implement texting into my webapp?

I'd like to allow users to text to a certian number in order to complete actions on their accounts. An example would be update name with Captain Basically what I'm asking is about is a service that ...
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Photo printing service API for my photo sharing website [closed]

I am triying to find a good photo printing service that will allow users of my photo sharing website to order print versions of the photos that they have uploaded to my site. I have looked at Snapfish ...
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Can anyone recommend a good SMS gateway for PHP? [closed]

I'm looking for an SMS gateway that has the following criteria: Supports sending from short codes Opt-in capabilities for end-user (will require user to opt in before sending message) Has a clean ...
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Crossing Twitter follow info with members database

I have an email database with a couple of thousand members and a twitter account with a couple of thousand followers. Many of them are in both lists for sure. For the purpose of segmenting the email ...
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SEO question, getting info about websites

I don't know much about SEO. I have a csv file with 200,000 links to websites i want to add another field (or maybe couple of them) to each link in the csv file with page ranking of each link and ...
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Which image sharing websites supports file uploading dynamically via api

I have been searching for image hosting website that displays images of a user in a nice and managed way. I want to upload the files to that image hosting website in my account of that website from a ...
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Google Search API

Can someome tell me if there is an API to get search results form Google? I went through the Google Search APIs, but could not find anything that will let me get search results (the custom search api ...
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Contextual Advertising API like Gmail Ads [closed]

Which advertising network has an API I can use to show my users targeted ads based on certain dictionary words present in their user-generated content, similar to Gmail's targeted ads? Edit: The ...
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Step by step weather API tutorial

Where can I find a good step by step tutorial about some api weather implementation? I´m really new in this, so official documentation is not always as clear as I need to begin to understand. The ...
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JavaScript to stream video files

Is there a JavaScript API for streaming WMV/AVI/MOV files?
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Is there a simple way to query the top URLs in Google Analytics?

I'm looking for an easy way to query GA programmatically in order to display the most popular pages on my site. GA has a Data Export API, but it seems kind of complex to work with for what I want to ...
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Free/cheap Whois Api [closed]

Is there a free API where I can pull whois data and server location data? (similar to who.is)
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Creating a “presentable”/filtered twitter profile widget

I would like to include a subset of tweets I make on my professional web development site. Now, twitter provides two applicable widgets: a profile widget and a search widget Unfortunately, the ...
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What features in a website make you want to revisit?

I'm looking for features in websites that I may not have seen before that are unique, and are excellent features that not only improve the user-experience, but help the surfers come back for more. ...
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Yahoo Site Explorer API replacement?

Since the Yahoo Site Explorer Web Services API is going away at the end of 2010, are there any other web search APIs that offer similar information? In particular, I'm interested in services similar ...