Mashups using the same API (862)
Yukon Live is a virtual tour to the Yukon, Canada's true north.
This is an online game. Visitors add words to the sentence which is to be continued. The words added can be clicked and tag search results from Flickr and YouTube are shown.
World Community, travel, photos, videos. Data from Yahoo Maps, Yahoo Travel, Flickr and YouTube.
It's funny that when I talk to people in the travel industry about mashups and APIs, most of them get glazed looks in their eyes. Throw in terms like location based services or geospatial awareness and I've lost them. What most of them don't realize is that the majority of the travel apps that are starting to come out, both online and for mobile are mashups that are relying on location awareness and geospatial data. Many of them, like Pocketvillage are a consumer interface on top of a variety of APIs all normalized for a single homogenous user experience. That's right, it's essentially a metasearch tool that pulls in content from a variety of sources including Viator, GetYourGuide, TourCMS, Rezgo, AirBnB, and many others. What differentiates a metasearch like Pocketvillage from other metasearch applications however, is the fact that with location based services enabled, Pocketvillage can return content based on your current location. The issue right now however is that not all geo data is equal. Not all APIs provide geolocation information and some return it based on different criteria.
Google recently announced the new Google Earth Browser Plug-in, which brings the rich mapping and interactivity of the Google Earth application directly into the web browser, "bringing the full power of Google Earth to the web, embeddable within your own we site."
The way that US telecom carrier AT&T is approaching APIs for the enterprise offers key insights for app developers and business stakeholders looking for market entry opportunities into a global ecosystem. ProgrammableWeb spoke with AT&T Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Platform Solutions, Laura Merling about the broader API strategy. Meanwhile Chris Aron, Product Manager of AT&T Location Information Services, demonstrated how the AT&T approach translates into an industry-specific partnership with Sabre, the global travel tech company.
||The OpenStreetMap TagFinder API is a RESTful HTTP API that provides users access to the underlying data on the OpenStreetMap wiki. Users can integrate TagFinder data in their webpage or application...||Classification||01.12.2016|
||Mapme API is a RESTful builder tool for maps. Mounted as a service on Google Maps API, Mapme facilitates easy creation and customization of content on maps. Mapme maps can include layers, tags,...||Mapping||12.31.2015|
Baron Velocity Weather
||The Velocity Weather API allows developers to incorporate the Baron Weather service into their applications. Data products in the API fall into two categories – Text and Graphical products. Text...||Weather||12.17.2015|
One Map Singapore
||The One Map Singapore API allows to integrate mapping features into applications. It provides REST protocols and Api Key authentication. One Map invites developers to create mashups with the...||Mapping||12.07.2015|
||The Edmunds Media API offers access to the photo content of a dealership inventory. Uses of the API include to get photos by tag, by style ID, by vehicle model, and by year. Formats in JSON, JSONP,...||Auto||12.02.2015|