This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 7digital, Are You Watching This, ArtistData, Bing Traffic, ESPN, Groups Near You, Grove.io, Social Actions, US Yellow Pages, Yahoo My Web Search and Zotero. The most often used APIs this week are Blogger, KooKoo and US Yellow Pages. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Our API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Last.fm API. We list 206 Last.fm mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.
ArtistData is a site to help musicians store their information and reach out to fans in the shortest amount of time. For example, enter tour dates once, then publish to MySpace, your website and send local media alerts.
This week we had 7 new APIs added to our API directory. These latest entries include an API for music artists data; an API for finding restaurants, menus and reviews; another SMS API; an API to get addresses from postal codes; an API to dynamically generate QR and DMX codes; an API for mobile expense tracking and management; and a new multimedia API. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs: