So What Exactly is an API?

By Janet Wagner If you’re a regular visitor to the RapidAPI website, you probably already know that an API is an amazing thing. You may even be looking for new APIs to integrate with your web or mobile application. But if you’re a new developer, you may not know what an API is exactly. We …

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Access Global Weather Data with These Weather APIs

By Janet Wagner Weather impacts nearly every area of our lives – Weather conditions such as fog, rain, and snow impact commutes to work and travels to places in other parts of the world. Weather impacts our health as it has a direct effect on the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the …

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Bitcoin and Blockchain: What’s the Difference?

By Janet Wagner On December 7th, 2017, the value of one bitcoin surged to more than $16,000. Quite a feat for the first decentralized cryptocurrency, something that was once ridiculed by just about every financial institution and business. Interest in Bitcoin has skyrocketed in recent months, and it’s not just Bitcoin that’s generating a lot of …

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Email APIs – Which One is Right for You?

By Janet Wagner Email is a crucial part of running a business – Email is used to communicate with customers, market new products, reach out to potential clients, and the list goes on. While many other methods of communications are available today such as social media networks, chatbots, and collaboration tools like Slack – email …

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Build Innovative Apps with These Cryptocurrency APIs

By Janet Wagner Bitcoin, the first decentralized cryptocurrency was invented in 2009. And even though cryptocurrencies have been around for quite some time, interest in this innovative method of digital information exchange only began to skyrocket in the past few years. Today there are many cryptocurrencies available besides Bitcoin such as Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, and …

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