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 GamePro, Goodreads, and Maponics. The most often used APIs this week are Google App Engine, Google Maps, and Twitter.
Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 9 mashups), and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Google has announced several very interesting updates to its Book Search tools, including an embeddable viewer for book previews and a data API. These should open-up a wide range of book-related applications. This follows-up on Google’s release in March when they launched the first API for Google Book Search, the Book Viewability API.