July 28, 2011
The most popular API, in terms of mashup count, is far and away the Google Maps API, which accounts for 41% of all mashups. But when it comes to the most popular pair of APIs, Flickr and YouTube mashups are the most common. Not to be outdone, Google Maps joins Flickr in a near second place.
San Francisco-based Urban Mapping has released a new Mass Transit Proximity API that allows developers to easily tap into the company's Mass Transit Database. The RESTful API includes two search methods to retrieve results for Station Stops Near a Point and Station Stops Near an Address.
Imagine being able to watch your favorite game on the go, receive constant score updates, interact with your friends and even win really cool prizes for your fanaticism. If that piques your interest, then Fanatix is definitely something you should check out. With the Fanatix API, developers can easily take these features and integrate them into existing platforms.