Mashups using the same API (3040)
Track the latest hurricane on a Google Map: forecasts, observed tracks, refinery and oil rig positions.
The ten fastest elevators in the world from some of the tallest buildings in the world. Integrates YouTube videos of the buildings.
A service built on top of Twitter messages. You send out a tweet with GPS coordinates and tags for your location to @tweetaloc, and it is searchable there.
Here is some interesting news that may impact developers using the Google Maps API (our Google Maps API profile). Google has recently made a couple of updates to their terms of service and have posted the the new terms of service here. There was an initial update made in early November, but one that lead to some debate and confusion about a couple of points, which in turn to a subsequent update. The net result is that the terms of service have been streamlined and some previous restrictions have been removed, including a restriction on the use of Google Maps in desktop applications. Here's a summary of the changes:
MapQuest has launched another API on top of OpenStreetMap (OSM), the Wiki-like editable map of the world. The new search service provides geographic search results for any data added to OSM, such as streets or landmarks. Of note, the MapQuest API provides the service without any API Key requirements or rate limiting.
||Aquaplot offers sea routing functionality and distance computation for ships. Developers can build integrations related to route planning, route optimization, fleet maneuver planning, and traffic...||Optimization||08.15.2016|
NASA Vesta Trek REST
||This API is a part of a collection of APIs that power the Vesta Trek NASA web-based portals for exploration. Map layers are available through OGC RESTful WMTS protocol. NASA open data supports NASA...||Astronomy||08.12.2016|
Skyscanner Referrals Service
||This API is a referral service that allows you access to the required Skyscanner web page based on the given query including; date, origin and/or destination. Skyscanner is a global travel search...||Travel||08.10.2016|
Skyscanner Location Autosuggest Service
||This API allows you to get a list of places in Skyscanner that match the query string. It also allows you to get information about a specific place given it's ID. Skyscanner is a global travel...||Travel||08.10.2016|
Skyscanner Markets Service
||This API allows you to return a list of countries supported by Skyscanner, a global travel search engine that you can plan and book directly from millions of travel options.||Travel||08.10.2016|