Mashups using the same API (7)
Gowalla's rocky couple of years ended with a talent acquisition by Facebook of the former location-sharing app. Left in the dust were developers using the Gowalla API, including Ben Dodson and his field notes app for Gowalla. Dodson's latest creation is a Gowalla-inspired app that focuses just on the gaming elements rather than check-ins. And because Dodson remembers struggling with Gowalla's early API, the WallaBee API is available from the start. In fact, before the start.
One of the many frustrations that mashup developers (and web developers in general) run into is trying to use contextual ads for sites with lots of dynamic content. By their very nature, mashups typically tap into data that constantly changes, making it difficult to use contextual ads that stay up-to-date with content.
A number of companies are making a push to move traditional desktop applications into the cloud. Programmers have not been left out of this revolution, with several sites offering IDEs in a web browser. Here are 5 online IDEs.
Active Campsite Search
||The Active Campsite Search allows to access data from parks, campgrounds, and campsites located in the United States and Canada. Search filters include RV friendly, electricity, hunting, fishing,...||Fitness||07.27.2015|
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|
||The 10Duke File+ API is a dedicated file management and file conversion API for online files and media. This REST API provides an engine that allows large scale online file storage as well as the...||Tools||11.30.2015|
||Spanish-language service headquartered in Madrid provides bookmarking and networking directory functions. Entries may include customer reviews and suggestions. API methods support search against a...||Search||12.06.2011|
||123ContactForm is a cloud-based form builder that allows users to build and administrate web and mobile contact forms, online registrations, surveys, e-commerce forms and any other custom form. The...||Tools||03.17.2013|