Mashups using the same API (2590)
A sophisticated map mashup that integrates stories from the New York Times and the City Room blog to provide citizens of the Big Apple with relevant information about political representatives at...
10,300 Starbucks Coffee locations from across the world
Seattle real estate profiles plotted on Google Maps.
College hackathons have proliferated on the northeast over the past two years, from HackNY to Startup Weekend Princeton, to PennApps, which the Dining Philosophers hold at the University of Pennsylvania on a weekend early in each semester. This year theme was simplicity; taking a complicated app and making it easier. Of the 42 demos presented Sunday afternoon (livestream archive here), here are some of the coolest hacks that took full advantage of available APIs.
When Google announced its Maps Data API (our Google Maps API profile), it provided programmatic access to the features available in the Google My Maps product. With it, developers can create, organize and update maps. Could it also replace a database for holding geographic points?
Bing Maps Goes Silverlight: Now with Streetside Immersion, Enhanced Bird's Eye View, Photosynth, and More
Microsoft has just released a new Silverlight version of Bing Maps that is full of new features and upgrades. Although it's hard to say whether this release of Bing Maps has "stolen the cool crown" from Google, the new features do provide some additional value for users. The "beta" release is not yet available by default, though you can preview the latest version at: http://www.bing.com/maps/explore.
||The Doarama API allows developers to upload their GPS-based activities, set up visualizations, and embed visualizations in their apps. Doarama is a service that allows users to record activities on...||Social||04.10.2016|
Dark Sky Forecast
||The Dark Sky API integrates weather predictions into applications via JSON...||Weather||04.04.2016|
||The University of British Columbia Open Collections library contains about 200,000 items such as digital photos, books, newspapers, maps, videos, theses and more. The Open Collections API from the...||Library||03.30.2016|
||Geoparser.io is a web service that intends to disambiguate identified places mentioned in text and return GeoJSON with detailed metadata about the places found in the text.||Location||03.21.2016|
||Insider is an India based event and shows platform. It is designed as a distribution system that connects events and partners; event organizers need only to update the event's details on Insider.in,...||Indian||03.17.2016|