Mashups using the same API (2576)
A nice little game using Google Maps to test your knowledge of geography (mainly in Germany and Europe).
A map of contributions to 2006 Massachusetts gubernatorial campaigns. Uses the Google Maps API and data from the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political finance. One of the most extensive use...
A useful mashup combining an ADSL availability checker with Google maps. Type in a UK postcode and a map is displayed showing the distance from that post code to the local telephone exchange. This...
A new bicycle wheel prototype is connecting the non-technical, everyday world to the Web. The Copenhagen Wheel attaches to an ordinary bike and helps its owner collect fitness and location data. From an iPhone, the rider can also see traffic and polution information and share their own data with friends. This real world mashup is one of many we're bound to start seeing released as we make our move toward living in the future.
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.
Years ago most schoolchildren in the US "knew" that if you dig a hole straight down through the earth you end-up in China. But of course that's not true, no matter where you are in the US. From nearly anywhere in the contiguous 48 states you end-up in the Indian Ocean.
||The Skyscanner Hotels API enables developers to integrate its services into their applications, enabling their users to get suggestions of hotels or places based on user input. The service returns a...||Travel||11.11.2015|
Skyscanner Car Hire
||The Skyscanner Car Hire API allows developers to retrieve live prices for car hire providers, by making requests to the Car Hire API. With the API developers can allow their application users to...||Travel||11.11.2015|
Skyscanner Browse Cache
||The Skyscanner Browse Cache API allows developers to access to an aggregated view of flight and price data for many origins or many destinations over many time frames, returning the cheapest quotes...||Travel||11.11.2015|
||The UKMap API allows developers to integrate UKMap's detailed, large-scale maps of Greater London into their own applications. UKMap can display over 100 million information items, including...||Mapping||11.06.2015|
Hotelbeds Apitude Cache
||The Apitude Booking API provides developers a way to access to all hotelbeds prices and availabilities as they are in an specific moment in time, so that they can be used for package travel or upload...||Hotels||10.16.2015|