1. Is there any API to access Information about a contributed module from drupal.org site?
  2. How does Update Manager access information from drupal.org?

By finding this I think I too could access other data similarly and I also need Hook API documents to be accessed from drupal.org in my site.

Did anyone do this before? If so please guide me.

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An update URL is formatted as:


So for Views v7, for example, that would be:


I think that's as much information as Drupal.org makes available about modules via its API. You won't find a structured way to query information about hooks, for the same reasons we talked about in your similar recent question

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