Best New Mashups: Best Mashups of 2012

Wendell Santos, January 4th, 2013

With 2013 in full swing, it’s a good time to put a bow on the past year in mashups. In 2012, there were over 500 mashups added to our directory. Today we’ll take a look at some of the coolest mashups using APIs from Twitter, Bing, foursquare and more. Read below for more details on each and let us know what other great ones we missed.


Best New Mashups: Real Estate Mashups Using Google Maps, Zillow and Twilio

Wendell Santos, April 6th, 2012

ZillowAs I look across the street at the remodeled house that just sold, I can’t help but get the itch to start looking a real estate sites to see what other houses are available. With the weather getting warmer, it seems I’m not the only one with an eye on moving as tons of houses have come on the market in just the last month alone. So today we’ll take a look at some real estate mashups that have come our way in the last few month. Many of them take advantage of APIs such as Google Maps and Zillow.


40 Real Estate APIs: Zillow, Trulia, Walk Score

Wendell Santos, February 15th, 2012

ZillowOur 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.


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: Trulia, Google Maps, Salesforce.com

Wendell Santos, October 15th, 2011

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Feather, Aviary Suite, Education.com, Exchange Rate, Trulia, Yandex and ZoomInfo. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (7 APIs, 13 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


36 APIs Used in 7 Days: Zillow, Rotten Tomatoes, Netflix

Wendell Santos, July 9th, 2011

This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 36 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Active.com, IP2Location, Rotten Tomatoes, The Movie DB, Trulia, TweepSearch, Tweet Press, TweetARun, TweetFeel Twitter Sentiment , TweetLater, TweetRL, TweetSentiments, TweetShrink and Weather Central. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and TweetSentiments. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 9 mashups), Blogging (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Digg, eBay, Foursquare, Google, Twitter, YouTube and Zillow

John Musser, April 16th, 2010

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include CorpWatch, ImageShack, LongURL, Scribd, Scribd iPaper, Tweetmeme and TweetPhoto. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Office (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Video (3 APIs, 3 mashups).


Google Maps Gets Aerial Perspective Imagery

Andres Ferrate, December 8th, 2009

Google MapsThe geo mapping platform ecosystem has grown a little more as the competition between Google Maps and Bing Maps just got a lot more interesting. It’s been less than a week since we covered the release of a variety of new features for Bing Maps, including the addition of new StreetSide panoramic imagery similar to that used in Google Maps StreetView. At the time, it seems that Bing Maps was making a move to “catch up” with Google Maps in terms of immersive street-level panoramic photos. And now Google has countered back with the release of “aerial perspective imagery” similar to the Bird’s Eye View imagery used in Google Maps.


Google Streetview in the Wild

John Musser, May 8th, 2008

In late March, Google announced enhancements to their mapping API that gave developers programmatic access to their popular streetview feature. Now there are some very interesting streetview mashups to check-out.


7 Real Estate APIs: What Housing Crisis?

John Musser, April 16th, 2008
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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.


Events on the Business of APIs

John Musser, September 26th, 2007

For those of you looking to learn more about the enterprise and business side of APIs and mashups here are two events coming-up you might want to attend.
The first, happening this Friday in San Francisco, is called Open Enterprise 2.0 Mashups: Expanding Customer Value Networks. This one day event has a full agenda of [...]


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