36 APIs Used in 7 Days: Quora, PicPlz, Amazon, Foursquare and Facebook

Adam DuVander, February 19th, 2011

This past week 25 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 36 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AgentRank, Amazon RDS Relational Database Service, Burstn, Facebook Social Plugins, Foxrate, Google Gmail OAuth, Google Prediction, Instapaper, Loxcel, PicPlz, Quora, SendGrid, Snapr and Twitter Streaming. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups) and Database (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AgentRank AgentRank used in AgentRank for WordPress, Real Estate Agents for Android

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in Twitter/Stock Sentiment

Amazon RDS Relational Database Service Amazon RDS Relational Database Service used in Twitter/Stock Sentiment

Burstn Burstn used in BadgePlz

COLOURlovers COLOURlovers used in Color Pal

Facebook Graph Facebook Graph used in Facebook Spectrum

Facebook Social Plugins Facebook Social Plugins used in Facebook Spectrum

Foursquare Foursquare used in NodeNock

Foxrate Foxrate used in NodeNock

Freebase Freebase used in Ranker, RepresentMe.ca

geocoder geocoder used in Starbucks Store Finder

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in player4you

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in player4you

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Facebook Spectrum, player4you

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Instascriber

Google Chart Google Chart used in Facebook Spectrum, Statalyze, Twitter/Stock Sentiment

Google Geocoding Google Geocoding used in RepresentMe.ca

Google Gmail OAuth Google Gmail OAuth used in 0boxer

Google Maps Google Maps used in Facebook Spectrum, Hospitals in Germany, myscenicdrives, RepresentMe.ca, Starbucks Store Finder, Visual Accents of Point Reyes

Google Prediction Google Prediction used in Twitter/Stock Sentiment

Google Search Google Search used in player4you, Visual Accents of Point Reyes

Google Visualization Google Visualization used in Facebook Spectrum

Instapaper Instapaper used in Instascriber

Loxcel Loxcel used in Starbucks Store Finder

MusicBrainz MusicBrainz used in Music2Mail

PicPlz PicPlz used in BadgePlz

Quora Quora used in Quorafox

SendGrid SendGrid used in My Powers Out

Snapr Snapr used in BadgePlz

Twilio Twilio used in Diabetic Alerts, Emory Law Events, My Powers Out, NodeNock, San Jose Art Cloud, TextListen, Twilio @ Home

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in Emory Law Events, My Powers Out, TextListen, Twilio @ Home

Twitter Twitter used in Statalyze

Twitter Streaming Twitter Streaming used in Twitter/Stock Sentiment

Weather Channel Weather Channel used in Visual Accents of Point Reyes

Yahoo Query Language Yahoo Query Language used in Twitter/Stock Sentiment

YouTube YouTube used in player4you

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

 AgentRank for WordPress

 BadgePlz

 Color Pal

 Music2Mail

 My Powers Out

 player4you

 RepresentMe.ca

 Twitter/Stock Sentiment

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February 19th, 2011
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