2006 was a busy year in the world of web APIs and mashups. Here’s a quick summary of the ProgrammableWeb metrics at the end of the year.
- 1,404 Mashups listed here. At the beginning of the year where there were 245 listed. Here’s the current summary pie chart distribution by top tags:
As you can see, the top 10 tags are: mapping, search, photo, shopping, travel, sports, video, messaging, news, realestate.
- 352 APIs. Compared to 92 at the start of the year.
The top 10 APIs in terms of number of mashups listed: GoogleMaps, Flickr, Amazon E-Commerce, YouTube, YahooMaps, 411Sync, del.icio.us, eBay, VirtualEarth, Yahoo Search.
How will this compare to the 2007 year end stats?