Today in APIs: Amazon, foursquare, Facebook and 11 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 23rd, 2012

foursquareAmazon added a case study of the foursquare API and service’s use of AWS. Facebook adds new ways to coax users into buying Facebook Credits for your games. Plus: SoundCloud gets an HTML5 widget, legal time-tracking and 11 new APIs.


21 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bing, Genability and SoundCloud

Wendell Santos, March 17th, 2012

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 21 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include OneLogin, Ordr.in, #blue, AddThis Services, Bol.com , Dailymotion, Genability, NYC Open Data and Wolfram Alpha . The most often used APIs this week are Genability, Google App Engine and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Internet (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Video (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


15 APIs Used in 7 Days: Instagram, Sonos and Spotify

Wendell Santos, March 3rd, 2012

This past week 12 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 Aviary Suite, Instagram Real-time, Seatwave, Sonos Music, Stack Overflow, TripIt and vzaar. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Seatwave and SoundCloud. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (3 APIs, 4 mashups), Mapping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Travel (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Today in APIs: Google Plus, YouTube Upload and 23 New APIs

Adam DuVander, February 15th, 2012

Google PlusGoogle announces more Google Plus API hackathons. YouTube explains how to best upload videos through your apps. Plus: Another heavy Google Maps API user says goodbye, music developers and 23 new APIs.


160 Music APIs: Last.fm, SoundCloud and Spotify

Wendell Santos, January 18th, 2012

Last.fmOur API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Last.fm API. We list 206 Last.fm mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.


Best New Mashups: Video and YouTube

Wendell Santos, November 18th, 2011

YouTubeWhen looking at the tags associated with the mashups that are submitted to our directory; the most popular ones have always been mapping, social and search. In recent months that trend has continued and today we look at a mashup type that is nearly as popular but doesn’t seem to get as much coverage; the video mashup. These recent Mashup of the Day selections all incorporate video, specifically the YouTube API.


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: 8coupons, Zillow, Instagram

Wendell Santos, October 22nd, 2011

This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 8coupons, AddThis Analytics , Education.com, iFixit, KooKoo, Sears and Wordstream Keyword Tool. The most often used APIs this week are 8coupons, Google Maps and Twilio. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (5 APIs, 6 mashups), Mapping (3 APIs, 5 mashups) and Telephony (2 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Bandcamp, Facebook, Tumblr

Wendell Santos, October 8th, 2011

This past week 26 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Australian Business Number Lookup, Bandcamp, Beatport, Checkvist, Dance-Tunes, Medianet Open MP3, Mendeley, New York Times Movie Reviews and PLoS Search. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (8 APIs, 8 mashups), Social (5 APIs, 12 mashups) and Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


39 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Flickr and Netflix

Wendell Santos, June 11th, 2011

This past week 9 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 5min, 8tracks, FanSnap, Google Places, Howcast, Movieclips.com, New York Times Movie Reviews, Songkick and VideoSurf. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Yelp. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Video (9 APIs, 9 mashups), Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Music (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: Netflix, Salesforce.com, Facebook and Google Geocoding

Adam DuVander, March 26th, 2011

This past week 16 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include DoIt, Google Directions, Kelkoo, Magento, Miso, Pachube, PicPlz, WikiLocation and Yahoo Weather. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook Social Plugins, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 10 mashups) and Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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