28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Foursquare, Google Maps, Twitter, Urban Mapping, Yahoo and YouTube

John Musser, July 17th, 2010

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 28 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon RDS Relational Database Service, BlankSlate, FanFeedr Sports News and Urban Mapping. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon eCommerce, Google Maps and Twilio. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 11 mashups), Internet (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in Brownstoner Marketplace

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Amanav, Kaufbarometer

Amazon RDS Relational Database Service Amazon RDS Relational Database Service used in Brownstoner Marketplace

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in Brownstoner Marketplace

BlankSlate BlankSlate used in Brownstoner Marketplace

Box.net Box.net used in ActivePrint and Box.net

FanFeedr Sports News FanFeedr Sports News used in FanFeedr widgets

Foursquare Foursquare used in City Warfare, Gatsby

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in Amanav, Real Estate Search

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in Amanav

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Real Estate Search

Google Base Google Base used in Brownstoner Marketplace, Real Estate Search

Google Custom Search Google Custom Search used in Real Estate Search

Google Gears Geolocation Google Gears Geolocation used in Furlango – Local events and activities discovery service

Google Maps Google Maps used in Bastille Day Map.com, Brownstoner Marketplace, Furlango – Local events and activities discovery service, Hooky Map, Real Estate Search, US Home Care Finder, Whereables – The Airport Map

Google OpenID Google OpenID used in Real Estate Search

Google Search Google Search used in Real Estate Search

IP Location IP Location used in Real Estate Search

Last.fm Last.fm used in Music Explained

PayPal PayPal used in Brownstoner Marketplace

Twilio Twilio used in Ringpoem, SMS the Team, WeatherCalls

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in Gatsby, SMS the Team

Twitter Twitter used in Who went viral

Upcoming.org Upcoming.org used in Furlango – Local events and activities discovery service

Urban Mapping Urban Mapping used in Brownstoner Marketplace

Yahoo Geocoding Yahoo Geocoding used in Real Estate Search

Yahoo Internet Location Platform Yahoo Internet Location Platform used in Furlango – Local events and activities discovery service

YouTube YouTube used in VidTaggr, Who went viral

Mashups of the day:
And each day there is one mashup selected to be Mashup of the Day. Here are last week’s winners:

 ActivePrint and Box.net

 Amanav

 Music Explained

 VidTaggr

 Whereables – The Airport Map

 Who went viral

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