Last.fm API: Sultan of Musical APIs

Ajay Ohri, September 12th, 2012

Last.fmWe have listed 219 Mashups for the Last.fm API . But we do have 189 APIs related to music. Ladies and Gentlemen, is it too early to declare the emperor in musical APIs? After all, one developer’s favorite API may be other developer’s nightmare. Well , judging by it’s popularity Last.fm sure is a sultan of swinging music APIs.


15 APIs Used in 7 Days: TripIt, Facebook Graph and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, September 8th, 2012

This past week 7 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 EveryTrail, NOAA Climate Data Online and Yipit. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, NOAA Climate Data Online and TripIt. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Travel (3 APIs, 3 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Mapping (2 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: eBay, PayPal and Last.fm

Wendell Santos, August 25th, 2012

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 3dCart, Ambassador, BigCommerce, ChannelAdvisor, Endicia Label Server, Goodsie, Google Checkout, Google Storage, Highwire, MediaFire, Payvment, Sears, ShipStation, Volusion Shopping Cart and World Weather Online. The most often used APIs this week are DBpedia, eBay and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (12 APIs, 12 mashups), Shipping (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Week In Review Featuring Google Maps, Dropbox and Spotify

Wendell Santos, August 24th, 2012

YouTubeWith the weekend upon us, it’s a good time to take a look back at some of the interesting mashups that were submitted to our directory this week. This batch includes a new music discovery service, a photo storage plugin and a hotel search tool. For more details on each, continue reading below.


50 APIs Used in 7 Days: Last.fm, Foursquare and Dropbox

Wendell Santos, June 30th, 2012

This past week 8 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 50 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Acapela, APIfy, AuthorityLabs Account, AuthorityLabs Partner, Boxcar, Buffer, Diigo, Google Sites , Gravatar, Instapaper, Pinboard, Plurk, Pocket, Posterous, Readability , Scoop.it, Svpply, Weather Central, WordPress.com, Yammer and Zootool. The most often used APIs this week are Last.fm, Twitter and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (9 APIs, 10 mashups), Bookmarks (6 APIs, 6 mashups) and Internet (5 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Best New Mashups: Fun Mashups Using LastFM, Twitter and Yelp

Wendell Santos, June 29th, 2012

Last.fmToday we’re looking at mashups that instead of aiding your productivity, are just fun to pass the time with. These mashups use a variety of APIs from popular ones such as Twitter and LastFM, to lesser known ones such as Forvo and EchoNest. Our directory currently contains 223 mashups tagged as fun.


Music Mashups: MusicWall, Ivy FM and Music Pop Quiz

Janet Wagner, June 16th, 2012

Last.fmProgrammableWeb lists many popular Music APIs in the directory including Last.fm, 7digital and Spotify Metadata. This post features a few really creative, entertaining mashups that use a few popular Music APIs.


Best New Mashups: Music Search and Discovery Mashups Featuring YouTube, SoundCloud and SpotifyMetadata

Wendell Santos, May 18th, 2012

SoundCloudWhen it comes to mashups submitted to our directory, those helping users search for and discover new music consistently rank among the most popular. The number and variety of music services including metadata, social and streaming continues to grow and give developers more tools with which to build their apps. The list below includes some of the recent mashups of note.


25 APIs Used in 7 Days: Dropbox, Salesforce and Netflix

Wendell Santos, May 5th, 2012

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 25 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Atlassian Bitbucket, BuzzData, Face.com, FCC, Google Apps Email Migration, Google Drive, TFL Cycle Hire and Trailer Addict. The most often used APIs this week are foursquare, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Storage (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Video (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


88 New APIs: Twilio, HP and LexisNexis

Wendell Santos, April 22nd, 2012
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This week we had 88 new APIs added to our API directory including an SMS messaging service, virtual server management service, website user and profile management service, business publication search service, proximity platform and telegram hand delivery service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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