Mashups using the same API (21)
Create personalized T-Shirts with your own coded messages.
Create a unique T-Shirt featuring all your friends profile-images. It is easy and fun to show the world who your best friends are.
Create a unique Mug featuring all your friends profile-images. It is an easy and fun way to show the world who your best friends are. Besides coffee-cups we also have glasses and beer-mugs.
There's no doubt that Wikipedia is a giant store of information. And yes, they have an API, but the data isn't exactly structured. But that didn't stop Jim Blackler, who created Quizipedia, a fun game based off of Wikipedia entries.
When the popular location-based social network Foursquare launched, it quickly attracted users with its game-like features. Now, with over 170,00 users, the service has rapidly become a huge source of data about the popularity of businesses and locations. In November, Foursquare gave developers access to some of this data by releasing an API (check out our Foursquare coverage here). Several applications that used the API were available at launch, with many more on the way. From shopping to games, here are four applications that really show off the potential of Foursquare's API.
Often we like to highlight mashups that offer useful features such as searching for a new house, planning a vacation or saving on energy costs. Sometimes though, it's nice to use a mashup for no other reason than it is fun. Today we'll look at several gaming mashups that allow users to take a quiz, conduct a treasure hunt and even modify Minecraft.
JustVisual Adoptable Pet
||JustVisual Adoptable Pet API offers data access to image recognition capabilities, in this case to identify adoptable pets. A sample GET request to the pets API is available. Every time a user...||Recognition||07.20.2015|
Aden Forshaw's The Cat
||The Cat API is a simple service that lets users pull random pictures of cats. Users supply a call specifying the return format, the number of cat pictures to return, the type of picture file to...||Photos||03.26.2012|
||Advice Slip is a web service made by Tom Kiss. It has an interface similar to that of an ATM, but rather than dispensing paper receipts with the status of the user's bank account, it dispenses...||Entertainment||03.06.2013|
All The Rage Faces
||All The Rage Face is a website that hosts image files of meme faces for the public to view and download. These files can also be retrieved programmatically using a RESTful API. Calls are provided for...||Photos||01.14.2013|
||Automeme is an automated meme generator, churning out random nonsense on demand. The API lets users add memes to their web site or application. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in...||Humor||09.09.2011|