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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Five APIs to Make Your Holiday Season Easier

The holiday season can be an extremely fun time, but it can also be extremely stressful time for a number of different reasons. All of the gift giving, traveling, and party planning can be a lot to handle. Thankfully, RapidAPI has some great APIs to make your holidays a little bit easier. In this blog …

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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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Add Authentication and Billing to Your API on AWS [Tutorial]

Deployment. Authentication. Pricing. Getting an API up and running is a huge project to take on, but using RapidAPI makes it that much easier. Today, we’ll talk about how to do the following with AWS and RapidAPI. Deployment: You need to get your API deployed on servers and publicly accessible by developers around the world. …

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Add Authentication and Billing for Your API on Heroku [Tutorial]

Say you build the next big API. You have your endpoints up and running and all the functionality is complete. But before developers can start using your API, there are three big tasks to look at: Deployment: You need to get your API deployed on servers and publicly accessible by developers around the world. Authentication: …

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Project Highlight: Contextual Billboards With APIs

Billboards, or out of home (OOH) advertising, generate more than $7.3 billion in ad revenue a year.  What if developers could use APIs to make them a lot more relevant? Today, we’re highlighting Karunanidhi Devanidhi and Ganeshbabu Thavasimuthu for their HackTX project around contextual billboards. To better visualize their project, imagine this scenario: You’re walking by a billboard in …

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