Mashups using the same API (2585)
As you type a location, Google Maps Instant centers a map on the best result that is returned from Google's geocoder. The tool is surprisingly good at determining cities based on partial input.
The Los Angeles Police Department created this searchable map of crimes in LA. Search by date, location or type of crime including robbery, grand theft auto, burglary and homicide.
MapEcos is a map of US facilities with information on pollution and improvement efforts. Provides information for 23,000 facilities as well as data aggregated at company, industry, and geographic...
Last week at Where 2.0, Yahoo's Gary Gale discussed "geosetta", the concept of a geographic Rosetta Stone, which allows for a unified conversion of geographic namespaces based on different geographic reference identifiers (e.g., Yahoo's Where on Earth ID, or WOEID). The idea behind geosetta is that developers should be able to easily identify and cross reference a location among multiple service providers despite any disparities that may be inherent in the respective namespaces.
Over at Google Maps Mania, Keir Clarke has a good round-up of new Christmas-themed Google Maps mashups. Each year developers create new mashups with holiday themes, with most being map mashups. Two of these shown below have been added to our mashup directory. For more see our report from last year on tacky Christmas lights and finding out how far does Santa travel to you.
||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|
||The Grocery Checklist API is a RESTful application programming interface that provides a backend service for mobile applications to help users with grocery shopping. This API provides useful tools in...||Food||11.04.2015|
||The FAOSTAT API is a REST API used to access FAOSTAT data. FAOSTAT is maintained by the Statistics Division of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. FAOSTAT is a major...||Data||10.26.2015|
||The Mapzen Search API allows developers to integrate their applications with the Mapzen Search service, enabling their users to use the service directly. A free API key is available upon contacting...||Mapping||10.11.2015|
||The Urthecast Platform is a system of RESTful APIs, services, and tools that allows for fast, scalable access to Earth imagery, video, geospatial information and other data sets in order to build...||Mapping||10.08.2015|