Google To Shut Down Several Search APIs In February

Google logo color wide Google has announced that they will be closing down a number of their APIs on February 15, 2016.

Here are the APIs that will be closing:

  • Google Patent Search API
  • Google News Search API
  • Google Blog Search API
  • Google Video Search API
  • Google Image Search API

Back in 2011, Google said that they were going to deprecate those APIs, and it looks like they’re finally going to take them offline after three years in service.

Although this isn’t much of an alternative to the list mentioned above, Google gave us an alternative, and that alternative is the Google Custom Search API.

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