Application Programming Interface The Top Search APIs  

API List
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A list of all Search APIs, designed to answer the question "What are the best APIs for Search?" All major Web APIs and mobile API resources related to Search, including those formatted in XML or JSON and those for use with iOS and the iPhone, are featured on this list. An API (or Application Programming Interface) is a method software applications and programs use to interact with one another, and share data, rules, settings or specifications. APIs interact with applications, libraries, operating systems and more, and are often used for sharing or embedding content. Some of the most popular APIs used around the modern Web are the Google API, the Twitter API, Wikipedia's API and the Ruby API.
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EB-eye Search is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Search APIs
EB-eye Search Lucene-based search services

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Microsoft Bing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Search APIs
Microsoft Bing Internet search

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Google Code Search is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Code Search Code search service

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Google Research Search is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Research Search Search services for researchers

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Google Desktop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Desktop Desktop search and gadgets

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Google Book Search Book Viewab... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Book Search Book Viewability Book search

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Google Custom Search is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Custom Search Google custom search management

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Google Patent Search is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Patent Search Patent search service

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Gigablast is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Search APIs
gigablast.com - Search service

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Google Search is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Search Search services

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Google Ajax Search is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Search APIs
Google Ajax Search Web search components

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Lijit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Search APIs
lijit.com - Trust network based search tool

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KISTI is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Search APIs
KISTI Topic-centric search service

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Find That File is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Search APIs
Find That File File type search engine

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Factery is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Search APIs
Factery Search engine and meaning extraction service

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Helioid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Search APIs
Helioid Web visual search service

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Greplin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Search APIs
Greplin Distributed personal information search

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Heystaks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Search APIs
Heystaks Social search and recommendation service

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Kratia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Search APIs
Kratia Democratic search engine

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IndexTank is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Search APIs
IndexTank Realtime fulltext search

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EU Latitude is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Search APIs
EU Latitude Location Information Search Service

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Linkalope is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Search APIs
Linkalope Twitter link search service

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80legs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Search APIs
80legs.com - Commercial web search services

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Alexa Web Search is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Search APIs
Alexa Web Search Web Search Engine

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Dooblet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Search APIs
Dooblet Alternatives discovery services

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Empora Evergreen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Search APIs
Empora Evergreen UK fashion search service

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Hakia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Search APIs
hakia.com - Semantic search engine

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JournalTOCs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Search APIs
JournalTOCs Journal search service

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Entireweb is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Search APIs
entireweb.com - Web search service

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Naver is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Search APIs
Naver Korean search engine

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Bing is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Search APIs
Bing

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Yandex Server is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Search APIs
Yandex Server Online full text search service

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Omgili is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Search APIs
omgili.com - Search service for user generated content

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3taps is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Search APIs
3taps Realtime search service

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Alexa Web Information Service is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Search APIs
Alexa Web Information Service Web site information and traffic data

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Amazon A9 OpenSearch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Search APIs
Amazon A9 OpenSearch Search services

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wpSEEK is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Search APIs
wpSEEK WordPress search tool

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BackTweets is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Search APIs
BackTweets Twitter link search service

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BuildaSearch is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Search APIs
buildasearch.com - Aggregate search service

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BooRah Restaurant Search is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Search APIs
BooRah Restaurant Search Restaurant search service

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burrp is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Search APIs
burrp Local business search service

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IceRocket Blog Search is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Search APIs
IceRocket Blog Search Real-time blog search service

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Doctor.com is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Search APIs
Doctor.com Doctor.com - Physician search service

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Duck Duck Go is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Search APIs
Duck Duck Go Internet search engine

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Cruvee Wine Search is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Search APIs
Cruvee Wine Search Wine industry search service

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Aspect Search is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Search APIs
Aspect Search Hosted search services

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Yahoo Search is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Search APIs
Yahoo Search Search services

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Yellow Canada is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Search APIs
Yellow Canada Canadian business listings service

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Topsy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Search APIs
Topsy Twitter search service

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Summize Twitter Search is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Search APIs
Summize Twitter Search Search Twitter tweets service