CRAN checks API

API for software check results for the R package distribution network

Technologies used across projects

  • Ruby Sinatra API framework
  • Some use Docker, some do not
  • MySQL or PostgreSQL or SQLite used as the DB
  • Server is always Caddy
  • Redis used for caching for some (other’s don’t have caching)

No longer maintained

Or I am no longer involved in maintaining.

Fishbase API

API for


API for Botanical Information and Ecology Network data

Full Text DOI API

API for resolving DOIs to full text URLs (if available)

USDA plants database API

API for

rOpenSci API -

API for packages, citations, etc.

TraitsDB API - no longer maintained

API for traits data - very much a work in progress - would love your thoughts at