31 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Digg, Facebook, Google, MySpace, NOAA, Twitter, and YouTube

John Musser, February 27th, 2010

This past week the new mashups added to our mashup directory used 31 different APIs. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AddThis Menu, Get Satisfaction, Google Buzz, IMified, IP Address Lookup, Picnik and PostalMethods. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Facebook and Google Maps. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 10 mashups), Internet (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Photos (4 APIs, 4 mashups).


AOL Integrates With Facebook, While Facebook Comes Up Short With Their Move to XMPP

Matthew Casperson, February 23rd, 2010

FacebookAs anyone with multiple social networking accounts can attest to, keeping track of them all can be time consuming. AIM Lifestream is a service from AOL that aggregates a number of social networking sites, and now Lifestream has been integrated into AOL Instant Messenger.


Microsoft Outlook is Now a Mashup: Uses APIs From LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace

Matthew Casperson, February 19th, 2010

Do you remember a time when keeping track of your social networks meant only checking your inbox? Neither do I, but Microsoft is working on a solution that will eventually allow Outlook to integrate with a number of social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace with the Outlook Social Connector.


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.


Best New Mashups: Album Art, Facebook Friends and Geo Aggregator

Adam DuVander, January 29th, 2010

Programmable Web now tracks over 4,600 mashups. Every day one new app is chosen as mashup of the day. And then, sometimes we like to point out a few that especially catch our attention.


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Bing, Foursquare, Google, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and Yelp

John Musser, January 24th, 2010

This past week 18 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 DigitalNZ, Doba, Foursquare, Hi5, Mobypicture and Yahoo Placemaker. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 11 mashups), Mapping (6 APIs, 13 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


26 Different APIs Used in 7 Days: Jigsaw, Google, TwitPic, Twitter, YouTube,

John Musser, January 3rd, 2010

This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Jigsaw, Mobypicture, Stylight, and TwitterCounter. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, TwitPic, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 11 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 9 mashups), and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups.


Help Indie Musicians (And Get Paid) With ArtistData API

Adam DuVander, December 21st, 2009

ArtistDataSomewhere out there is a singer-songwriter who could use your code. And who knows, that artist–or one of the other more than 10,000 on ArtistData–might even pay you for it.

ArtistData is a site to help musicians store their information and reach out to fans in the shortest amount of time. For example, enter tour dates once, then publish to MySpace, your website and send local media alerts.


MySpace Releases One API, Buys Then Kills Another

Adam DuVander, December 10th, 2009

MySpaceMySpace, the social network heavyweight looking to get back some of their old momentum is making a big splash with developers this week. On one hand, they announced an innovative, open platform for real-time stream access and more. But will that be overshadowed by a complete lack of care for the community that built applications on top of Imeem, the music service MySpace acquired and quickly shuttered?


31 Different APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn

John Musser, October 26th, 2009

This past week 16 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudspeakers, Friendster, Hyves, and Printfection. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon eCommerce, Google Maps, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Shopping (7 APIs, 8 mashups), Social (7 APIs, 9 mashups), and Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups.


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Executive Editor, ProgrammableWeb. Author, Map Scripting 101. Lover, APIs.