40 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, and WeatherBug

John Musser, February 6th, 2010

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 40 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BooRah Restaurant Search, FlightStats, Google Wave, Livekick, Mobypicture and True Knowledge. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (6 APIs, 8 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 13 mashups) and Photos (4 APIs, 7 mashups).


Top 10 YouTube Mashups of All Time

Adam DuVander, February 2nd, 2010

YouTubeWe list 423 YouTube mashups in our directory. Naturally, some are better than others. Below are our Top 10, as determined by popularity and editorial judgment.


35 APIs in 7 Days: Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Google, Twilio, Twitter, Yelp, and YouTube

John Musser, January 30th, 2010

This past week 21 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 35 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Foursquare, IP Location, Mapstraction, Nextstop, ShareThis, ThisNext, TownMe Geo and TravelFusion. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (6 APIs, 11 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 11 mashups) and Internet (3 APIs, 3 mashups).


26 APIs Used in 7 Days: Government, Maps, Music, Social, Video and Weather APIs

John Musser, September 27th, 2009

This past week 15 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Currencies exchange rates, Google Maps Data, Jigsaw, Maplight, New York Times Campaign Finance, New York Times Congress, and What The Trend?. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Maps Flash, and Twitter. And the most popular types of APIs used were: Government (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 13 mashups), and Social (3 APIs, 6 mashups), The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


45 Different APIs used in 7 Days: From Digg to Netflix to FriendFeed to YouTube

John Musser, June 21st, 2009

This past week 27 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 45 different APIs were used to build them (certainly the most number of APIs we’ve seen used in a single week). Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Fulfillment Web Service, Amazon Queue Service, Best Buy Remix, Billboard, New York Times Movie Reviews, ViaMichelin. The most frequently used types of APIs were Mapping (7 APIs, 18 mashups), Search (5 APIs, 8 mashups), and Video (4 APIs, 8 mashups) and the most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps, and YouTube. The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Congress SpaceBook and Hillary Clinton’s FOAF Entry

John Musser, February 3rd, 2009

Sunlight LabsCongress Facebook is a new mashup that combines 11 different web APIs that wants “to make Congress more accountable and transparent”. The app tracks a lot of data for each member: voting records, FEC reports, Campaign Finance summary, their opinions on the issues, and even their state’s federal spending reports. The design of the site is basic, but the it’s data rich. And among other things, it’s an entry in a contest we reported on last month Sunlight Labs’ Apps for America contest.


25 Music APIs

Kevin Farnham, February 21st, 2008
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Want to create web mashups about music? You have lots of sources to choose from as there are over 25 music APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb. The most popular of these is the Last.fm API but there are many other options, many of which you may not have realized existed.


YottaMusic and the Limits of APIs

John Musser, January 4th, 2008

There was a bit of stir this week when the small music web site YottaMusic had to shut down because they were no longer allowed to use undocumented Rhapsody APIs.


Mashup Camp 4 Wrapup

John Musser, July 23rd, 2007

Another eventful Mashup Camp wrapped-up on Thursday with announcement of the winners of both the traditional Speed Geeking competition as well as the new Best Business Mashup contest. The first place prize for the now classic Speed Geeking contest went to the creators of video aggregation service chime.tv, Taylor McKnight and Chirag Mehta. For McKnight [...]


Mashup Camp 4 Next Week

John Musser, July 11th, 2007

Mashup Camp 4, the premier event for mashup developers and API providers takes place next week in Mountain View. There is no better place to go to meet with the key players in this field: mashup developers, API providers, tool providers, VCs and a range of other interesting folks (see the Who’s Coming List).
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