WeatherBug announced the winners of its recent WeatherBug API Excellence Contest. As we reported last month, prizes were offered for applications developed on different WeatherBug API platforms (PHP, Java, Ruby, Python, etc.).
With O’Reilly’s Where 2.0 Conference in full swing this week there’s been no shortage of online mapping-related news. Highlights range from the Google Maps with Street Views to the launch of the very cool GeoCommons from FortiousOne, the folks behind the GeoIQ API.
API related announcements include:
MapQuest’s new ActionScript API for Adobe Flex and [...]
If you want to create your own mashups and applications, here’s a few new how-to programming articles now available on the /howto page :
How To Add a Google Map To Your Web Page…Fast from Exploration Age shows how easy it can be to add a Google Map to any page. Nice straightforward demonstration.
Google Maps AJAX [...]
By combining weather camera data of the AWS WeatherBug network with Google maps, Brady Davis created a handy way to find US web cams. When you click on a point you see the latest available image captured from the camera. The zip code search centers the map on the specified zip code and loads all [...]
So what’s the point of this site? Although still euphemistically ‘in beta’, the goal is to create a home page for Web 2.0 developers. Content to include news, reviews, comparisons, and examples. Formal APIs, unofficial APIs, and accidental APIs are all fair game. Anything ‘programmatic’ that’s publicly accessible online from sources including Amazon, Google, eBay, [...]