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5 APIs to inspire you for your next project

jaagrav profile image Jaagrav Updated on ・4 min read

Confused? About what you should make as your next project? Here are 5 Awesome APIs that you guys would thank me for mentioning here. Check them out, you might discover some new APIs which might help you to not only get ideas but also implement them in your next project.

All of the APIs that I have mentioned down below are REST APIs that you can run using simple POST and GET methods.

Click on the API names/headers in order to go to their docs

#1 CodeX Code Compiler API

Ever thought of building a website from where you could compile and execute Java, C++, Swift, Python code? Well that's where the CodeX API comes in use, now there are various APIs on the market to compile and execute code but none of them are completely free unlike the CodeX API. It is dead easy to compile and execute code and fetch the output. In this codepen, you can compile and execute and store your code just by clicking on New Class! The CodeX API currently supports upto 8 languages that you can compile and execute, know more about it down below!

GitHub logo Jaagrav / CodeX

CodeX is an online compiler for various languages like Java, C++, Python, etc. Execute code in various languages on your own website for free with the CodeX API!!!

CodeX

CodeX is an online compiler for various languages like Java, C++, Python, etc.

CodeX Editor

CodeX has a simple UI in order to store all your codes written in various languages easily at one place.

CodeX Home

You can share the codes' links that you write with your friends without being worried about them making any changes CodeX stores all your code details on your device, which means every code that you write will only be editable on the device where you write you code in. Every Code shares a key that only your device and CodeX's backend know, so don't fear about others making any changes. Although there are ways to hack into others code and make changes but that's for you to find out. Once you find it out simply create an issue reporting the bug.

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#2 Responsive Voice TTS API

You can change the text in the input above, try putting your name

Now you're gonna fall in love with this API. This API is too good to not talk about. Haven't you always wanted that if your chatbot/website could literally speak!! That's when we talk about the Responsive Voice API which is super easy to use, it is a Text-To-Speech API where you can even change the speaker's accent, language, gender, etc. Isn't this API awesome go check out it's docs by clicking on it's title above.

#3 AcoBot AI ChatBot API

Every developer has always dreamed of creating something with AI. Be it a robot or just a chatbot that gives mature replies to your questions. Now whenever we've made a chatbot, it's always been a bunch of if-else clauses that could return replies to only specific questions that we would train it for. But with the AcoBot API you can easily add a smart AI chatbot to your website to whom your users can converse with for fun, try out the codepen example to get a glimpse of what it can do.

#4 Instagram Accounts Search API

Imagine making a website where you could look up your crush's instagram/twitter/linkedin accounts all in one place, you could make something like that, and make it easy for other people to find their friends' accounts on different platforms all at one place. Here's the Instagram Search API, you can use it to search people on Instagram, it's fast, reliable and very easy to use, check the codepen in order to understand how the API works and click on the header link in order to read the docs.

#5 Currency Convertor API

If you're a beginner, I am pretty sure you like to challenge yourself and push yourself to build complex projects and that's why building something like a currency convertor is gonna be very beneficial for you. Hence here's the free currency convertor API that you can use in order to convert various currencies to various other currencies!

And those were the APIs folks! Comment down below your favourite API(s), you may also mention any unique/awesome API that you want others to know in the comments down below!

Here's a video by Zeno Rocha that I found where he has mentioned some HTML5, JavaScript Navigator APIs and many more that you might not have ever heard about. These APIs are stupid easy to use and too awesome to not be used in your next project, I would really suggest you to watch this whole video and not skip a part of it because you might miss out on some very exciting APIs.

Now one last thing, for those who are interested in using the CodeX API, I recently built this API after a lot of hardwork that you guys can use for free in order to compile and execute in languages like Java, C++, C#, C, Swift, Python, Kotlin and Ruby!!! You can check out this video in order to know in detail on how you can implement the CodeX API in your next project.

Here's the docs for the CodeX API,

GitHub logo Jaagrav / CodeX

CodeX is an online compiler for various languages like Java, C++, Python, etc. Execute code in various languages on your own website for free with the CodeX API!!!

CodeX

CodeX is an online compiler for various languages like Java, C++, Python, etc.

CodeX Editor

CodeX has a simple UI in order to store all your codes written in various languages easily at one place.

CodeX Home

You can share the codes' links that you write with your friends without being worried about them making any changes CodeX stores all your code details on your device, which means every code that you write will only be editable on the device where you write you code in. Every Code shares a key that only your device and CodeX's backend know, so don't fear about others making any changes. Although there are ways to hack into others code and make changes but that's for you to find out. Once you find it out simply create an issue reporting the bug.

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Shrihan Kumar Padhy

Another cool one is this API.

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Christian Ndu

Nice one man!