24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, YouTube, New York Times and Google Maps

Adam DuVander, November 20th, 2010

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 24 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BatchBook, BBC Music, Drawloop, Google Latitude, GreatSchools, New York Times TimesPeople, Tweet Scan, Walk Score and Wordnik. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Tropo and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (6 APIs, 13 mashups), Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

BatchBook BatchBook used in Cloud-Based Mail-Merge with BatchBook and Drawloop

BBC BBC used in BBCify

BBC Music BBC Music used in BBCify

CloudMade CloudMade used in Schooloscope

Drawloop Drawloop used in Cloud-Based Mail-Merge with BatchBook and Drawloop

Facebook Facebook used in BlockWild Facebook Map Application, TargetMap

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in FindPDF.net

Google Homepage Google Homepage used in Moveable Weather

Google Latitude Google Latitude used in Moveable Weather

Google Maps Google Maps used in BlockWild Facebook Map Application, Lookup, MapCrunch, MurderMap London, Postlets, Snaggle, SurfDWorld, TargetMap

Google Maps Data Google Maps Data used in Acme GeoRSS

Google Maps Elevation Google Maps Elevation used in Acme GeoRSS

GreatSchools GreatSchools used in Postlets

MusicBrainz MusicBrainz used in BBCify

New York Times TimesPeople New York Times TimesPeople used in TimesPeople Mood Reader

Spotify Metadata Spotify Metadata used in BBCify

Tropo Tropo used in Moveable Weather, Text To Play

Tweet Scan Tweet Scan used in FindPDF.net

Twitter Twitter used in Postea.me, TargetMap, U Twit More

Walk Score Walk Score used in Postlets

Weather Channel Weather Channel used in SurfDWorld

Wordnik Wordnik used in Shorty

Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps used in Acme GeoRSS

YouTube YouTube used in Text To Play

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

 BBCify

 BlockWild Facebook Map Application

 Lookup

 Moveable Weather

 Postea.me

 Text To Play

 TimesPeople Mood Reader

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