API Mashups (7)
Watch Twitter updates in Second Life with this Twitter Fountain. Sit by the fountain of real-time tweets and watch them bubble up. This YouTube video gives you the quick demo.
This gadget grabs the Yahoo weather feed for any US zip code or international country code, and updates an object to display the current weather in Second Life.
Gridmarker.com is a free place to store, share, view, and search for your favorite locations in Second Life. You can also find new places to explore by viewing and searching favorite locations of...
Our API directory now includes 97 games APIs. The newest is the Ryzom API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SecondLife API. We list 7 SecondLife mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of games APIs.
VirWoX, the Virtual World Exchange for trading currencies in virtual worlds like Second Life, recently unveiled the VirWoX API. The API provides live access to real time quotes from the VirWoX marketplace, where the currency for Second Life, called Linden dollars, can be traded in several real-life currencies (see our VirWoX API profile for details). The Virtual World Exchange provides opportunities for Second Life members to buy and sell Linden dollars in U.S. dollars, Euros (EUR), UK pounds (GBP), and other currencies, potentially reducing the transaction costs for converting between real-life money and Linden dollars.
Earlier this month the Sunlight Foundation announced the winners of their Mashup Congress contest. See our earlier coverage Mashup Congress, Win Money for some background. The judges included Esther Dyson, Craig Newmark, and Jimmy Wales.
||E-Sim is an online modern world simulation wherein the player becomes a citizen of one of 50 virtual countries. Players can take on a role such as soldier or business owner in order to affect the...||Games||06.03.2013|
||1Map aims to provide basic GIS services to users throughout South Africa. At this stage, users can employ an address search in which multiple layers, including street addresses and stand numbers, can...||Mapping||04.02.2013|
||2GIS is a Russian search engine for companies. Searches can be performed by geographic location, and then displayed on a map, along with detailed company information. The 2GIS API can be used to...||Search||09.29.2011|
3.0 Trippin' in
||Trippin'in offers hourly changing (!) restaurant recommendations, nightlife recommendations, outdoors and attraction recommendations via API. They disrupt the Travel and local market by offering...||Travel||06.22.2013|
||The 360voice API provided by 360voice.com allows users to request data about Xbox Live gamertags and 360voice user profile data. The API uses RESTful protocol and responses are formatted in XML....||Games||11.10.2010|