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.


108 Global APIs: Twilio SMS, Hoiio Voice and Multimap

Wendell Santos, April 23rd, 2013

Our API directory now includes 108 global APIs. The newest is the Msg2send API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio SMS API. We list 173 Twilio SMS mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of 108 APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and [...]


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.


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.


Multimap Releases Free Map API

Andres Ferrate, October 27th, 2008

MultimapMultimap, the UK-based online mapping provider that was acquired almost a year ago by Microsoft, has released a new API that allows users to embed customized Multimap maps in web pages using a single line of HTML code. This new functionality is similar to the existing custom map embedding functionality provided by Google My Maps and third party integrator Map Channels.


Build Agnostic Map Mashups with Mapstraction

Andres Ferrate, July 3rd, 2008

MapstractionIf you’re getting ready to get create a map mashup, but you can’t quite decide on which mapping API to use, you may want to check out Mapstraction.


28 European APIs, Mashup the Continent

John Musser, October 30th, 2007

Out of the over 500 APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, how many are offered by companies based in Europe? With MashupCamp Dublin in a couple weeks, this seems like a good question. In taking a look at the directory there are at least 28 European APIs (that is, companies headquartered or founded in Europe, even though [...]


Mapping Mashups and APIs, The Big Picture

John Musser, July 1st, 2007

Google MapsMapping APIs and map mashups are the definitive form of mashup platform and application. From Google Maps to AOL Mapquest to Microsoft Virtual Earth and Yahoo! Maps, there are over 50 mapping-related APIs.


44 Mapping APIs

John Musser, May 30th, 2007
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So in keeping with this week’s mapping theme, if you look at APIs sorted by type on ProgrammableWeb you can see there are now 44 APIs in the mapping category. That’s a lot of mapping-related APIs and constitutes nearly 10% of all the APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb. They may not all be what you expect. [...]


400 Web APIs

John Musser, March 27th, 2007

The rate of new web APIs continues apace with our API directory now hitting an even 400 entries. If you View by Category you can see there are just over 50 categories of APIs now listed. Top 3 categories? Mapping, Reference and Internet.
The 400th entry is the Multimap API. The latest version of this [...]


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