29 APIs Used in 7 Days: Flickr, Google App Engine and Bing

Adam DuVander, September 18th, 2010

This past week 26 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 29 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlternativeTo, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, Google Health, Gowalla, Pusher, Thounds and Tribe HR. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Flickr and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Photos (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AlternativeTo AlternativeTo used in AlternativeTo Android

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in Doocu

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Safe Cosmetics

Amazon Marketplace Web Service Amazon Marketplace Web Service used in flickstr

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in Doocu

Bing Bing used in flickstr, Vidbrief

Bing Maps Bing Maps used in Piracy Watch

Box.net Box.net used in GoodReader and Box.net, iBlueSky and Box.net, Kinoma Play and Box.net, MindMeister and Box.net

Facebook Facebook used in Remembered.com

Flickr Flickr used in Flickr Force, flickstr, Vidbrief

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in flickstr

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in flickstr

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in ErrorStack.com, Whispurr

Google Health Google Health used in Safe Cosmetics

Google Maps Google Maps used in Vallokaler (Voting stations)

Google Search Google Search used in Vidbrief

Gowalla Gowalla used in Gowalla Web Checkin

indeed indeed used in Kabroo

Last.fm Last.fm used in Music Favmap

Menu Mania Menu Mania used in NZ Herald Restaurant Guide

Pusher Pusher used in Retrospective, Scrabb.ly

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in Salesforce Single Sign On

Thounds Thounds used in Thounds Radio

Tribe HR Tribe HR used in Salesforce Single Sign On

TweetPhoto TweetPhoto used in Twitle

Twilio Twilio used in DialWing, ErrorStack.com

TwitPic TwitPic used in Twitle

Twitter Twitter used in Chirplace, Twitle

YouTube YouTube used in Music Favmap, Vidbrief

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

 Chirplace

 flickstr

 Gowalla Web Checkin

 Music Favmap

 Piracy Watch

 Thounds Radio

 Vidbrief

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