51 GPS APIs: Breadcrumbs, Ipoki and Waze

Matthew Scott, October 16th, 2013

Garmin MotionBasedOur API directory now includes 49 GPS APIs. The newest is the what3words API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Garmin MotionBased API. We list 2 Garmin MotionBased mashups .


466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


146 Location APIs: Foursquare, Panoramio and Geocoder

Wendell Santos, June 20th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 146 location APIs. The newest is the LongLatToLocation API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 86 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of location APIs.


125 Places APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Yahoo

Wendell Santos, May 2nd, 2012

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 125 places APIs. The newest is the Waytag API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list 2369 Google Maps mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of places APIs.


307 Mobile APIs: Foursquare, Instagram and iTunes

Wendell Santos, March 27th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 307 mobile APIs. The newest is the Mobilepax API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 81 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of mobile APIs.


Best New Mashups: What it Takes to be Map-tastic

Adam DuVander, November 16th, 2010

Google MapsWith roughly one-third of our entire mashup directory composed of mapping mashups, we’ve come to expect a lot if a site plans to use a map. That said, we’re still big fans of maps and are always excited to see something new. Each of the mashups below brought something new, whether it’s interaction, data, visualization–or all three.


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Blogger, Flickr, Foursquare, Google Maps, Twitter and Yelp

Adam DuVander, October 16th, 2010

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Eventbrite and our own ProgrammableWeb API. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 10 mashups) and Shopping (4 APIs, 7 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Check.in: Location-Sharing Band-Aid or Useful Mashup?

Adam DuVander, April 30th, 2010

BrightkiteHave you noticed the many tools to share your location? There’s FourSquare and Gowalla, both about a year old. Then there are old-timers like Brightkite. And now, there’s one that works with all three (and a couple more).


Why Can’t You Share Photos on FourSquare?

Adam DuVander, February 1st, 2010

FoursquareAs we have noted, FourSquare has become an extremely popular way to share where you are. However, unlike yesterday’s hot location-sharing app, BrightKite, FourSquare does not have the ability to share photos. Is this an oversight, or is it an opportunity to fill a void?


Best New Mashups: Album Art, Facebook Friends and Geo Aggregator

Adam DuVander, January 29th, 2010

Programmable Web now tracks over 4,600 mashups. Every day one new app is chosen as mashup of the day. And then, sometimes we like to point out a few that especially catch our attention.


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