Resources which might be useful in creating your hack can be found at the links below:
- Google APIs & Developer Products
- Google Fusion Tables
- data.nasa.gov (includes API)
- Programmable Web has a great directory of web mashups as well as a list of APIs that can be used to builds them and a HowTo Tutorial page.
- Facebook – API reference, Tutorial using PHP
- LinkedIn – API reference, Tutorial on using OAuth with LinkedIN
- Last.fm ans an API which gives you information on what music members are listening to and have been listening to etc.
- Google Moon and Google Mars
- NASA Extenstions to the Google Maps API
- OnEarth from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Open Street Maps Data
- Astronomy LookUP from Jodrell Bank
- flickr.photos.astro — YQL open table returning feeds of coordinates and names for tagged astronomy photos.
- Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) SkyServer — access spectra and images from the survey.
- CDS XML Web Services — convert astronomical coordinates via API.
- SETI Institute Data – they’ve just announced upcoming APIs for some of their data.
- NASA Extensions for Google Maps – mostly maps of the Moon and Mars
- WFCAM – access to the UK Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS)
- Digitized Sky Survey – access the DSS by position on the sky.
- SkyMorph/NEAT – Repository of Near Earth Asteroid Tracking CCD images
- Zooniverse APIs – We are creating APIs in time for this event, such as Galaxy Zoo and Moon Zoo live classification feeds (see http://www.moonzoo.org/live). Feedback/suggestions welcome email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Astrotagged photographs
- Generating astrotags from astrometry.net photo comments
- Tropo – SMS, IM and voice communications API, free for development
- Twilio – SMS, voice communications API, free for development
- Geoloqi – Send users notifications when they enter a certain area
- Cosm – Cosm connects people to devices, applications, and the Internet of Things.
- Ensembl has a public MySQL server, a datamart and an API which you can use to query genomes and annotations.
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility: species occurrence records, as well as classifications and scientific and common names
- EBI: nucleic acid, protein sequence, and macromolecular structure data
Literature Annotation and Recommendation
- Journal Author Name Estimator undocumented api, for an example implementation look at (http://github.com/IanMulvany/janey-robot)
- http://reflect.ws/ http://reflect.cbs.dtu.dk/restAPI.html returns annotations on documents with info on identified gene and proteins.
- Biodiversity Heritage Library
Climate & Environment
- AMEE: environmental impact calculation API (Use AMEEdiscover to find things)
- Climate data api: From the World Bank. Also there’s a competition to create apps for climate (deadline 16th March)
News and commentary
- Pubmed/EUtils API
- CrossRef search (most scientific research has a unique identifier, a DOI, CrossRef maintains the index)
- The Physics ArXiv http://arxiv.org/help/api/index
- Eprints archive http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Category:API
- Scopus APIs
- PLoS Search API
- PLoS ALM (alt-metrics) API
- William Gunn’s list of APIs, datasets, and tools.
- Nature.com Blogs API
- Connotea API (delicious for papers) http://www.connotea.org/wiki/WebAPI
- Bibsonomy API http://www.bibsonomy.org/help/doc/api.html