55 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, eBay, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp and YouTube

Adam DuVander, November 13th, 2010

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 55 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlchemyAPI Keyword and Term Extraction , Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, BatchBook, CitySourced, Dailyplaces, Factual, Google Maps Elevation, Google Places, SEOmoz, Walk Score, WhitePages.com, Yellow Canada and Zappos. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Earth and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Shopping (7 APIs, 8 mashups) and Social (6 APIs, 9 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AddThis Menu AddThis Menu used in Xtracked

AlchemyAPI Keyword and Term Extraction  AlchemyAPI Keyword and Term Extraction used in SEO Site Comparison

Alexa Web Information Service Alexa Web Information Service used in SEO Site Comparison

Amazon CloudWatch Amazon CloudWatch used in Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Music Anchor

Amazon Marketplace Web Service Amazon Marketplace Web Service used in PopWatchers

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management

BatchBook BatchBook used in Formstack to BatchBook

Bing Bing used in URL Tara IP Lookup

Blogger Blogger used in Xtracked

CitySearch CityGrid  CitySearch CityGrid used in Maps Shown To Me

CitySourced CitySourced used in Maps Shown To Me

Compete Compete used in SEO Site Comparison

Dailyplaces Dailyplaces used in Maps Shown To Me

del.icio.us del.icio.us used in Browse, Search, and View Delicious Bookmarks

Disqus Disqus used in Forumsquare

eBay eBay used in Music Anchor, PopWatchers

Etsy Etsy used in PopWatchers

Facebook Facebook used in Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management, San Francisco School-Pot Map

Factual Factual used in Newsweek: Best High Schools in America

Formstack Formstack used in Formstack to BatchBook

Foursquare Foursquare used in Forumsquare, Maps Shown To Me

GeoNames GeoNames used in Maps Shown To Me

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Gpanion, Maps Shown To Me

Google Chart Google Chart used in SEO Site Comparison

Google Earth Google Earth used in 3D Guide to Downtown Ferndale, Michigan, Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management

Google Maps Google Maps used in 3D Guide to Downtown Ferndale, Michigan, Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management, Foreclosure Radar, Maps Shown To Me, San Francisco School-Pot Map, Xtracked

Google Maps Elevation Google Maps Elevation used in Maps Shown To Me

Google OpenID Google OpenID used in Maps Shown To Me

Google Places Google Places used in Maps Shown To Me

Google Search Google Search used in SEO Site Comparison

Google Static Maps Google Static Maps used in Maps Shown To Me

Google Translate Google Translate used in Wikipedia Mobile

Gowalla Gowalla used in Maps Shown To Me

Last.fm Last.fm used in Music Anchor

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in LinkedIn INstant

MapQuest MapQuest used in Maps Shown To Me

MusicBrainz MusicBrainz used in Music Anchor

OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap used in Maps Shown To Me

Panoramio Panoramio used in Maps Shown To Me

SEOmoz SEOmoz used in SEO Site Comparison

Shopzilla Shopzilla used in PopWatchers

Twitter Twitter used in San Francisco School-Pot Map, Xtracked

Walk Score Walk Score used in Maps Shown To Me

WhitePages.com WhitePages.com used in Maps Shown To Me

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Wikipedia Mobile

Yahoo Local Search Yahoo Local Search used in Maps Shown To Me

Yahoo Query Language Yahoo Query Language used in Forumsquare

Yahoo Site Explorer Yahoo Site Explorer used in SEO Site Comparison

Yahoo Traffic Yahoo Traffic used in Maps Shown To Me

Yellow Canada Yellow Canada used in Maps Shown To Me

Yelp Yelp used in Maps Shown To Me

YouTube YouTube used in Music Anchor

Zappos Zappos used in PopWatchers

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

 Browse, Search, and View Delicious Bookmarks

 Formstack to BatchBook

 Forumsquare

 Music Anchor

 SEO Site Comparison

 Wikipedia Mobile

 Xtracked

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