28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, eBay, Facebook, Fedex, Google, Salesforce, Yahoo and YouTube

John Musser, March 6th, 2010

This past week’s new mashups in our mashup directory combined 28 different APIs. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Google OpenID, Heyzap, Menu Mania, Microsoft adCenter, RescueTime, RPX, Windows Live ID Web Authentication and Yahoo Search Marketing. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Facebook and Google Ajax Search. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Security (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Video (3 APIs, 3 mashups).


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Bing, Foursquare, Google, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and Yelp

John Musser, January 24th, 2010

This past week 18 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include DigitalNZ, Doba, Foursquare, Hi5, Mobypicture and Yahoo Placemaker. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 11 mashups), Mapping (6 APIs, 13 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


20 APIs Used This Week: Twitter, YouTube, Google, Facebook, Flickr, and Amazon

John Musser, November 1st, 2009

This past week 15 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Indeed, IP Location and Watchmouse. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter, and YouTube. And the most often used types of APIs were Internet (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 6 mashups), and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


API Business Models: To Pay or To Charge Developers, That Is the Question

Andres Ferrate, October 26th, 2009

indeedLately we’re seeing a lot more talk about API monetization. Last week we covered TweetPhoto’s efforts at encouraging developers to use the TweetPhoto API through a transactional payment model (one penny or so for each photo uploaded via the API). Last month we covered Bandsintown, which provides affiliate earnings via use of its Bandsintown API. And more recently Touchnote announced an affiliate payment model (with a whopping 30% royalty) for developers working with its image API.


Facebook Lets You Easily Integrate into Sites and Widgets with New Create Application API

Andres Ferrate, October 15th, 2009

Facebook recently released its new Create Application API, a slim convenience API that makes it easy for developers to generate a Facebook API key for widgets. The API complements existing Facebook developer tools, including Facebook Connect, an increasingly popular way of allowing for delegated Facebook authentication on third party web sites.

According to Vishu Gupta, [...]


This Week in Mashups: 24 APIs Used in 7 Days

John Musser, March 29th, 2009

Each week here at ProgrammableWeb we have dozens of new mashups added to our mashup directory. And each week these applications use dozens of different APIs, often in unexpected ways and in unique combinations. For example, this past week there were 23 new mashups added which in total used 24 different APIs (some APIs were used once, some many times). To give a sense of the breadth, the list below shows you which APIs were used by which mashups:


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