61 Display APIs: Bing, Mapy and Wikimapia

Matthew Scott, October 24th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 61 display APIs. The newest is the HighStock API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list 2521 Google Maps mashups.


12 APIs Used in 7 Days: BitStamp, CloudMade and Mt Gox

Matthew Scott, October 12th, 2013

This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 12 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BitStamp and Realtime Register. The most often used APIs this week are BTC-eCampBX and Mt Gox. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Financial (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups).


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: DocuSign Enterprise, Quova and Viralheat

Matthew Scott, October 5th, 2013

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlchemyAPIChatterbox,DatumBoxGeo IP LookupNokia MapsQuovaRepustateSemantriaSkyttle and Viralheat. The most often used APIs this week are DocuSign Enterprisefoursquare and Geo IP Lookup. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Tools (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (4 APIs, 4 mashups).


Today in APIs: Mailgun Email Validation API, Cloudmade’s Authorization API, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, July 29th, 2013

MailgunMailgun launches new API to verify emails in webforms. Cloudmade’s API launched for clients to securely authorize against CloudMade’s servers. Plus: Beer mapping, the most profane API ever, and 12 new APIs.

Mailgun’s Guardpost API Makes Email Validation Easier

The Mailgun API, called “Guardpost,” validates emails typed into forms by users. A Mailgun account is required to use the service, but use of the API itself is free.


82 Address APIs: Bing Maps Geocode, CloudMade Geocoding and Geocoder

Wendell Santos, May 7th, 2013

geocoderOur API directory now includes 82 address APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 41 geocoder mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of address APIs.


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.


14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Instagram, Google Maps, and Twitter

Kevin Sundstrom, February 16th, 2013

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudmade Leaflet, ESPN, Payment Vision Pay, Payments Gateway, Paymentwall, QuickBlox and WordPress.org. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Payment Vision Pay and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Payment (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Blogging (1 APIs, 1 mashups).


Best New Mashups: Mapping Takes a New Turn

Kevin Sundstrom, February 16th, 2013

In the past week we have had two outstanding mapping mashups named Mashup of The Day. Both of these mashups found interesting uses for mapping technology. Below you can see details on the two mashups and read about how they are changing the way we look at mapping. Lets get started with Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The World.


152 UK APIs: BBC, BBC Music and CloudMade

Wendell Santos, November 13th, 2012

BBCOur API directory now includes 152 UK APIs. The newest is the Service-X API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BBC API. We list 28 BBC mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of UK APIs.


56 Geocoding APIs: Geocoder, Google and MapLarge

Wendell Santos, July 25th, 2012

geocoderOur API directory now includes 56 geocoding APIs. The newest is the SignalFire Postcode API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 39 geocoder mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geocoding APIs.


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