Mashups using the same API (2724)
Factual Inc, a company founded by ex-Googler Gil Elbaz that is creating a collaborative data platform, announced extensions to its Factual APIs today that are aimed at improving the ability to target advertising and provide other geo-based capabilities in mobile applications. The three new APIs, Geopulse, Reverse Geocoder, and World Geographies, fill gaps and extend the scope of Factual’s API portfolio. But the way that Factual thinks about its APIs also holds lessons for anyone who is mapping out an API strategy of their own.
Programmable Web now tracks over 4,600 mashups. Every day one new app is chosen as mashup of the day. And then, sometimes we like to point out a few that especially catch our attention.
The recent experience of mapmaker RouteBuilder highlights one of the key issues that needs to be addressed when consuming APIs: how to manage the risk associated with an API becoming unavailable? Businesses consuming open APIs in their products need to take these risk management actions.
||The Travelpayouts Data API allows users to integrate and continually update statistical air travel data into their online content platforms. The API allows users to populate their websites and blogs...||Air Travel||11.13.2016|
||This API allows you to upload files to a CARTO account, check on their current upload status, as well as delete and list importing processes on a given account. It is an Open Source tool providing...||Mapping||11.11.2016|
||The Musement API allows developers to integrate information on tours, attractions, activities, and events into their websites and applications. The available information includes 5,000+ events in 300...||Travel||11.09.2016|
Takeflite Regional Airline Inventory
||The Takeflite API enables Part 135/121 airlines to package their scheduled seat inventory with sufficient travel service reliability for global distribution/ticketing. By using JSON, XML, and SOAP...||Travel||11.02.2016|
TomTom NDS Map Updates
||The Navigation Data Standard (NDS) is a global map standard that provides a physical storage format for created navigation maps. This standard is widely applied in automotive navigation systems. The...||Storage||11.01.2016|