4 Weather Mashups Win WeatherBug API Contest

Kevin Farnham, July 31st, 2008

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.).

DayPI Challenge: Mashing-up the News

Kevin Farnham, June 19th, 2008

The Daylife DayPI Developer Challenge, which offers a US $3,500 first prize and two $750 runner-up prizes, is under way. Developers still have time to enter the competition, and win.

Build Weather Mashups, Win Prizes

Kevin Farnham, June 17th, 2008

WeatherBug has announced the WeatherBug API Excellence Contest. The contest will run through July 11th and offers up to five contest winners an 8 GB Apple iPod Touch.

API News from Where 2.0

John Musser, May 29th, 2007

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 [...]

New How-To Articles

John Musser, January 17th, 2006

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 [...]

Finding Web Cams

John Musser, November 19th, 2005

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 [...]

The Web as Platform

John, August 20th, 2005
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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, [...]

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