The fact that so many people these days are walking around with smartphones that track exactly where they are has opened up big opportunities for location-based services.
Our API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.
Our 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.
Our API directory now includes 40 real estate APIs. The newest is the XWeb Real Estate API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Zillow API. We list 28 Zillow mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real estate APIs.
According to a BBC report, UK’s Royal Mail will make its postal code database available to the public in April of next year. This follows a rogue API that provided the data, but was mum about where it came from. That site, ErnestMarples.com was named after a former postmaster general.
Despite the headlines about the ongoing housing crisis, there’s no shortage of new real estate-related APIs coming to market. We now have 7 real estate APIs in our directory.
In this installment of our mashup case study series we speak with Ed Freyfogle, the founder of Nestoria, a property search engine in the UK and Spain. Their service makes extensive use of the Google Maps API and other sources to include richer information about properties and neighborhoods. They are also an example of an [...]
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 [...]
It was bound to happen — an abstraction library to hide the differences between mapping APIs: Mapstraction. It’s a collaborative effort initially funded by the UK property finder Nestoria. As they describe: