32 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Netflix, Facebook and Twitter

Adam DuVander, February 12th, 2011

This past week 27 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 Avvo, Collecta, Forvo, Google Geocoding, Google Gmail OAuth, Map24 AJAX API, Playme, Quora, SemanticHacker, SendGrid and Yahoo PlaceFinder. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups) and Music (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


16 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Amazon, Twilio and MusixMatch Lyrics

Adam DuVander, January 29th, 2011

This past week 17 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 OneLogin, .tel, Brighter Planet Emission Estimates, Instagram and MusixMatch. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Find the Lyrics, Instantly

Adam DuVander, January 24th, 2011

MusixMatchWhat’s that song that begins “the night we met I knew I needed you so?” There are two new mashups that can help you find the answer to that–right now. Both use the MusixMatch API for lyrics search and present the results “instantly.” We wrote about APIs fueling the instant frenzy in September, shortly after Google Ajax-ified its search. Including the two lyrics mashups below, we now list 22 instant mashups.


24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, YouTube, New York Times and Google Maps

Adam DuVander, November 20th, 2010

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 24 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BatchBook, BBC Music, Drawloop, Google Latitude, GreatSchools, New York Times TimesPeople, Tweet Scan, Walk Score and Wordnik. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Tropo and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (6 APIs, 13 mashups), Music (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


55 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, eBay, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp and YouTube

Adam DuVander, November 13th, 2010

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 55 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlchemyAPI Keyword and Term Extraction , Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, BatchBook, CitySourced, Dailyplaces, Factual, Google Maps Elevation, Google Places, SEOmoz, Walk Score, WhitePages.com, Yellow Canada and Zappos. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Earth and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Shopping (7 APIs, 8 mashups) and Social (6 APIs, 9 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


39 APIs Used in 7 Days: Yelp, Twitter, Amazon, YouTube and Flickr

Adam DuVander, October 23rd, 2010

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 39 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include DonorsChoose, Eventbrite, Google Health, MailChimp, Yahoo Weather and zanox. The most often used APIs this week are Foursquare, Google Maps and [...]


Guardian Makes Music and Literary Apps Easier With Linked Data

Adam DuVander, October 20th, 2010

GuardianSometimes it takes a little human intervention to make semantic applications easier to build. The Guardian newspaper has augmented its Open Platform API with unique identifiers for bands and books. In turn, the company has simplified the process of creating a mashup that uses multiple sources to focus on a single work, which may help its content spread farther.


Mashup Case Study: Ripped Records

Adam DuVander, September 30th, 2010

Last.fmIn this installment of our mashup case study series we speak to Matt Riggott, a developer in Reykjavik, Iceland. He created his music event mashup, Ripped Records, when he lived in Scotland to help him and others discover upcoming concerts. Riggott tells us he believes that showing off this side project to his now-boss “clinched” the job offer and the move to Iceland.


Best New Mashups: World Cup, Interview Questions, and Innovative Online Dating

Adam DuVander, June 30th, 2010

We’re always excited to see new approaches to old mashup ideas, so we think you’ll like the three we’ve selected below. It’s not just a job board when it also includes Q&A–specifically geared toward common interview questions. It’s not just a World Cup map when it also attempts to predict the outcome with Twitter. And it’s not just another Last.fm mashup when it’s also a dating site for finding someone with similar interests in music.


15 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Google Maps, Sunlight Foundation, Twitter, and YouTube

John Musser, June 26th, 2010

This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Transparency Data and Twilio SMS. The most often used APIs this week are Last.fm, Twilio and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (2 APIs, 6 mashups), Internet (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 4 mashups).


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