Best New Mashups: Games Mashups Using Google Maps, Twilio and AMEE

Wendell Santos, May 11th, 2012

Google MapsOften we like to highlight mashups that offer useful features such as searching for a new house, planning a vacation or saving on energy costs. Sometimes though, it’s nice to use a mashup for no other reason than it is fun. Today we’ll look at several gaming mashups that allow users to take a quiz, conduct a treasure hunt and even modify Minecraft.

42 Environment APIs: AMEE, Brighter Planet and Carma

Wendell Santos, May 9th, 2012

AMEEOur API directory now includes 42 environment APIs. The newest is the EnergyIQ. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the AMEE API. We list 4 AMEE mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of environment APIs.

59 New APIs: Intuit, StumbleUpon and FireText

Wendell Santos, May 6th, 2012
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This week we had 59 new APIs added to our API directory including a StumbleUpon URL utility, semantic text analysis service, SMS marketing service, financial analysis, planning, and reporting service, Intuit hosted payments service and a data analysis and management service. In addition we looked at how the Screenr API can help support your systems. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

16 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, YouTube and AMEE

Wendell Santos, December 10th, 2011

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 16 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AMEE,, uShip and Zomato. The most often used APIs this week are AMEE, Facebook and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (5 APIs, 10 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Environmental Activists Discover Mashups

Kevin Farnham, February 26th, 2008

In her recent article “Using Web2.0 tools for Environmental Activism”, Global Voices Online writer Juliana Rotich looks at how environmental activists are taking advantage of modern Web tools to share information and raise funds.

How to Avoid Extinction

John Musser, November 16th, 2007

How much impact does your daily activity have on the environment? You might be able to answer this question using new carbon footprint calculation mashups built with our recent API listing: AMEE, the Avoid Mass Extinctions Engine. AMEE launched their platform in June of this year and their mission is to “Enable any climate campaign [...]

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 [...]

Mashup Coding Links: Google, Security, REST

John Musser, February 1st, 2007

As part of a new ongoing ProgrammableWeb feature, we’ll start providing a regular stream of links on a variety of API, mashup, tool and industry topics. Rather than group them just as ‘links’, these will be posted in a unified theme. So today’s are coding-centric. (Keep in mind, there are now over 60 how-to mashup [...]

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