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10 Fun API's to Inspire Your Next Project 💻

Don't know what to build?

There are so many cheap and free awesome API's online that you can use to inspire your next project or to get some portfolio projects together.

In this video, we will explore 10 different API's that I think are fun and easy to use.

If you just want the list of API's you can check them out below. 👇

🔗Links
https://spoonacular.com
https://deckofcardsapi.com
https://developers.giphy.com
https://api.adviceslip.com
http://jservice.io
http://www.omdbapi.com
https://funtranslations.com
https://thedogapi.com
https://developer.marvel.com
https://pokeapi.co


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Lai Weng Han

Hey, we also have free API with no API key

coingecko.com/en/api

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Niall Maher

I'll definitely include this in another video, nice API, great work

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Julian Pufler

Hey there! I am working on disease.sh, a free and open source disease API, we currently support covid19 and influenza data but are working on getting more sources to gather data from! I would really appreciate feedback and maybe you could add us to your next list? 👍

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Niall Maher

Ooh dang! I think I'm going to have to add some honourable mentions to the end of this list ❤

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Julian Pufler

Awesome! Thanks ❤️

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Stefan Natter 🇦🇹👨🏻‍💻

Thanks, Niall. I am definitely gonna mention your article in my next newsletter.

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Niall Maher

Wooooh! 🥳

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Saheed Oladosu

Nice collections Niall! My favorite is jservice.io

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Niall Maher

Cheers, yes it's pretty good! I think because I play cards the cards as an API is my favourite ❤

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Kostia Palchyk

Nice collection, Niall!
My fav is Advice API: have a random problem in your life — get a random advice.

Not related: I also had lots of fun with Canvas and Web Speech API recently:

Now thinking of plugging some 3rd party API there 🤔

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Niall Maher

I already had it bookmarked actually! Thanks for reminding me, really wanted to look at this. Good job 💜

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Furkan Kartal

foaas would be a great bonus 11th

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Niall Maher

Amazing 😂

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Juan Miguel Calcaño

Yeah! I'm working something fun with omdbapi!

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Niall Maher

Tweet at me when you get it online 😁

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Juan Miguel Calcaño

Sure thing!

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Stuart Clennett

Thanks, that's a useful list.

This could be a fun project for learning:

anapioficeandfire.com

and slightly more useful:

openweathermap.org/api

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Niall Maher

Nice, I've used the openweathermap as part of a tech test before but the GoT one is awesome!

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Stuart Clennett

I almost forgot this one. Another fun api for a learning project?

jservice.io

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Jeff Innes

Thank you for putting this together! I've been wanting to do the #100daysofcode challenge and this has given me an idea or two to get started!

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Niall Maher

Awesome I'm delighted it helped! ❤

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yusufcodes

These look interesting - thanks for sharing!

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Niall Maher

Hopefully you get something cool built 😁

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Pedro Ignácio

Man thank you so much for these Ali's. I really ran out of ideas of projects.

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Niall Maher

Dang well hope this topped up the idea bank! 🧠

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shroomlife 🍄

lol I thought here would be some words on every of the ten... so only a like but thats not worth a unicorn 🤪

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Niall Maher

Hahaha I'll fix it up with some summaries soon! I usually edit my content a lot and thank you

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Miranda • Edited

I love Poke-API! Next blog post idea: list of project ideas just for that API.

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Niall Maher

That's definitely my most used one anyway

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TechMarinar

hey , thank you

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Niall Maher

No problem! Happy I could help 😁

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Ankit Soni

A very good collection Niall. I look forward to use them in my next project.

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Niall Maher

Can't wait to see what you build!