This past week 8 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 exfm, GeoNB, Mogreet and VK. The most often used APIs this week are SoundCloud, VK and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Reference (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
It’s May and that means that we don’t want to spend our weekends stuck inside. We want to know if and when the weather will be good so that we can enjoy our time outside. This week’s roundup includes mashups that cover all aspects of weather forecasts. You can also take a look at previous weather mashups that we’ve highlighted. The big surprise is that Accuweather isn’t represented here. If you know of any good apps or mashups using the Accuweather API, please let us know about them.
Sometimes it seems like I spend more time looking for a good movie to watch, than I do actually watching it. I have a feeling that I am not the only one that has this problem. Thankfully with resources like the Rotten Tomatoes API, the Movie DB API, and of course the Youtube API, developers have created amazing mashups that make searching for the perfect movie a lot faster. I present to you two of our most recent movie mashup additions.
Google Places Developer API Challenge announces winners. Admob API new release asks developers to upgrade to newer API by March to continue serving Ads. Plus: mGive, Twilio and Heroku join forces to launch Hotline to save The Poet of El Barrio and 09 new APIs.
This past week 6 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 IMSAS and Yahoo Geo Location. The most often used APIs this week are Hoiio Voice , Last.fm and Yahoo Geo Location. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Database (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Foursquare has announced the winners of its Hackathon held over the weekend. The worldwide event, saw more than 200 participants join in at Foursquare offices in NY and San Francisco along with other sites across the world. The result was more than 80 applications that used the Foursquare API in creative ways with GymShamer bagging top honors.
Our API directory now includes 225 utility APIs. The newest is the Longdo Dict API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 41 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of utility APIs.
As a Minnesota native, it’s nice to see one of my hometown companies like Target open up a position for an API Engineer. In addition to that position, we’ve got openings from Intuit, 3scale and Heroku.
Springer is one of the leading publishers of scientific books and journals. It has had an OpenAccess API , and it has also sponsored API contests around the same. Three kinds of APIs are available by Springer.