Ever come across a word that you’re not quite certain what it means? Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to look it up on the spot, without leaving your screen?
Dictionary.com thinks so, and has launched an API Developer Center so that mobile app developers can easily integrate this functionality in their new products. Definitions. Synonyms. Example sentences. Audio pronunciation. All without leaving the site or app content itself.
These API Developer Center tools are free of charge for non-commercial usage, and offer revenue-share and fee-based programs for commercial usage. This is just one example of how new application developers are going to be able to utilize API development offerings to make their applications as convenient as possible for the user. It’s an exciting time to be a techie.