YouTube continues to grow, doubling its subscription rate year after year. Even more mind-boggling is the fact that 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. In other words, that is almost 2 hours of video every second! With over 6 billion hours of video being watched each month it becomes apparent that YouTube is stronger than ever. On the developer side we continue to see YouTube as a focal point. This week we will take a look at recent mashups utilizing the YouTube API.
With a whopping 17 mashups added to our directory this week alone, DocuSignEnterprise unanimously becomes this weeks best new mashup. DocuSignEnterprise is a cloud based legally compliant e-signature service. Through the DocuSignEnetrprise API developers can leverage DocuSignEnterprise functionality. This allows them to create electronic signature transactions, retrieve documents that are electronically signed, and the classic read, create, edit, and delete style mail functions. Below we will take a look at four of the mashups utilizing the DocuSignEnterprise API a little more in depth.
Having a trusted site for event information and registration is crucial to successful events and happy participants. The same way event goers rely on trusted ticket brokers to purchase their tickets from. MotorsportReg.com is that trusted identity for motorsport participants to register and list events in their respective categories. These categories include autocross, driving schools, HPDE, club races, test days and rallies organized by groups like the SCCA, BMW CCA, PCA, Audi Club, Miller Motorsports Park and Circuit of the Americas. In fact, the site currently has 350 plus registered organizations that periodically list upcoming events. Developers can leverage the event data through the MotorsportReg.com API. This week we will be taking a look at the MotorsportReg.com API and what recent mashups have been created leveraging MotorsportReg.com.
Twitter seems to be everywhere, from popular restaurants to ESPN and all the way back to the average users looking for their first follower, and you can guarantee if there is a fan there will be a following. With the recent announcement of Twitters planned IPO, of course being announced to the world through a Tweet, means that twitter could soon be a part of every ones business without even having a twitter. As Wall Street will continue to talk about the news, we will take a different approach and highlight what developers are doing with the Twitter API. This week we will take a look at the recent mashups leveraging Twitter.
Search engines have revolutionized the way we consume data. Nearly everything, although it may not be fact, can be found on search engines. As the power of search flows into new ground we see various different implementations of its use. Whether that is finding good food when you are indecisive, creating searches for specific products, or even what song just played on the radio, search is everywhere. This week’s recent mashups confirm that idea, implementing search in unique ways.
Financial freedom, specifically the ability to stay on top of all bank accounts and cards, is something many of us wish we had, but don’t. We end up checking multiple websites or go through countless paper account histories. Then there is the issue of having enough money to pay the bills in the first place. Whether it’s managing multiple accounts or managing money, these mashups have you covered.
Summer is slowly coming to an end as Labor Day approaches which means its time to turn the page on August mashups. Before we do that, lets take a look at some of the awesome mashups submitted to our directory this month. These mashups include an artist discovery application for the Austin City Limits Music Festival, cash flow model analysis through the web, a real time search engine for the Indonesian job market, and daily deals for Netherlands super markets.
With the weekend coming up let’s take a look back at the mashups that were added to the ProgrammableWeb mashup directory over the last couple of weeks. Today we’ll cover four mashups that include story narration with Instagram photo backdrops, a tool to follow the migration of monarch butterflies, a text-to-speech karaoke service, and visual representation of road related deaths across the world.
This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 6 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google Mashup Editorand ProgrammableWeb. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Maps Data andProgrammableWeb. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups), Internet(1 APIs, 1 mashups) and Tools (1 APIs, 1 mashups).
Growing up, summertime always meant movies. While this summer has seen a spectacular run of flops, there are still good movies to watch in the theaters not to mention the choices avilable through streaming or on demand. Rotten Tomatoes has always been a handy option for finding out the latest news and reviews on movies. This week we’ll take a look recent mashups that all make use of the Rotten Tomatoes API. Read below for more details.