Single purpose API
JSONP, URI Query String/CRUD
JSON, XML, JSONP
Online mapping pioneer MapQuest just launched a new local site to explore 50,000 U.S. neighborhoods. MQVibe uses the MapQuest API to display neighborhood shapes and highlighted places. The MQVibe API, while not officially launched, is used by the site itself and appears available externally.
Online mapping pioneer MapQuest is using open data to provide transit directions via its MapQuest Directions API and the OpenStreetMap-based MapQuest Open Directions API. In both cases, transit directions are based on the Google-created GTFS data standard that helps transit agencies share their routes, schedules and fares in a consistent format. Currently MapQuest's support is limited to six U.S. metro areas.
There are a number of factors coming together to fuel the growth of APIs. Without a doubt, one is the corresponding growth of mobile devices and the distribution of services across multiple platforms. An API is often required to create one native mobile application and becomes incredibly important when supporting many devices. Sometimes these private APIs are made public, sometimes they aren't.
||This API allows you to upload files to a CARTO account, check on their current upload status, as well as delete and list importing processes on a given account. It is an Open Source tool providing...||Mapping||11.11.2016|
TomTom NDS Map Updates
||The Navigation Data Standard (NDS) is a global map standard that provides a physical storage format for created navigation maps. This standard is widely applied in automotive navigation systems. The...||Storage||11.01.2016|
TomTom Online Search
||The deployment of the TomTom Online Search API simplifies the search of addresses and points of interest (POIs). The API uses latitudes and longitudes to display the descriptions and locations of...||Location||11.01.2016|
TomTom Online Routing
||The TomTom Online Routing API is a navigation solution for travel routes and destinations. The API provides calculations of route distances and travel time estimates relative to the prevailing...||Data||11.01.2016|
Visa Global ATM Locator
||This API enables cardholders to search for Visa/Plus ATM locations around the world, via the Web or from their internet-enabled mobile devices. The Locator service returns a list of nearby ATMs that...||Financial||10.31.2016|