Best New Mashups: August Roundup Featuring Google Maps, YouTube and Twilio

Wendell Santos, September 7th, 2012

Google MapsWith the start of September we start to bring summer to a close. With vacations ending and school starting, we usually see an uptick in submissions to our directory which means we see some cool mashups pass our way. This roundup of some of August’s mashups includes a biking simulator, a playlist creator using YouTube and more. Read below for more details on each mashup.


21 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Street View, UserVoice, PagerDuty

Adam DuVander, September 1st, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 21 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Street View Image, Google URL Shortener, PagerDuty, Producteev, UserVoice and Yipit. The most often used APIs this week are Google Geocoding, Google Maps and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Photos (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


73 Management APIs: BuzzData, AppHarbor and Voo2do

Wendell Santos, August 14th, 2012

BuzzDataOur API directory now includes 73 management APIs. The newest is the Jupix API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BuzzData API. We list 6 BuzzData mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of management APIs.


25 APIs Used in 7 Days: eBay, Spotify and YouTube

Wendell Santos, June 23rd, 2012

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 25 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aonaware Dictionary, Billeo Active eWallet, Cloudmade Leaflet, DNS Tools, DNSimple, Domain, DomainTools and Yahoo YUI. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon S3, Bing and BuzzData. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Internet (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Search (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Using BuzzData to Find the Best Cities in the World

Wendell Santos, June 22nd, 2012

BuzzDataOccasionally we’ll get a batch of submissions that all use an API to answer the same question. In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen a handful of mashups using the BuzzData API to help determine the cities with the best quality of living. These mashups were submissions for the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) 2012 Best City Contest organized by BuzzData. The goal was to create the best visualization and determine where is the best city to live.


18 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, Facebook and Rotten Tomatoes

Adam DuVander, June 16th, 2012

This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, BigCommerce, BuzzData, Embedly, Pinnacle Cart and Shopify. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Netflix and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Database (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


78 Hosting APIs: Heroku, CloudMine and BuzzData

Wendell Santos, June 5th, 2012

HerokuOur API directory now includes 78 hosting APIs. The newest is the MongoHQ API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Heroku API. We list 13 Heroku mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of hosting APIs.


123 Database APIs: GeoNames, Freebase and Yahoo Query Language

Wendell Santos, May 23rd, 2012

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 123 database APIs. The newest is the BigTable API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 81 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of database APIs.


25 APIs Used in 7 Days: Dropbox, Salesforce and Netflix

Wendell Santos, May 5th, 2012

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 25 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Atlassian Bitbucket, BuzzData, Face.com, FCC, Google Apps Email Migration, Google Drive, TFL Cycle Hire and Trailer Addict. The most often used APIs this week are foursquare, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Storage (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Video (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


72 New APIs: Amazon, Google, HarperCollins and PicMonkey

Wendell Santos, April 8th, 2012
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This week we had 72 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile apps analytics service, book publisher, corporate gift cards on demand, Online photo editing service, web based mobile messaging and mobile payments service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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