Mashups using the same API (2565)
Android phone software to follow people and events in real-time from multiple services. Uses data from Brightkite, Shizzow, Upcoming and others.
Fitness facility locator that shows gyms, athletic clubs, pilates studios, and other similar places on a Google Map.
French regional city finder for the Jura in France.
The second annual Hackomotive competition presented by Edmunds.com is starting today, with participants from many different sectors of the automotive industry attending. Consumers, automakers, developers, technologists, and others in the automotive industry are expected to attend the three-day event being held at the headquarters of Edmunds.com in Santa Monica, California. The goal of Hackomotive is to bring together innovators to develop "the best products and ideas that promote a better car-shopping experience for consumers."
Today OnStar, a GM company focused on in-car communication and security, announced what it calls an API. Though not yet released, nor totally open and perhaps not even an API, the move is certainly part of "car as a platform." Building apps for cars is a movement that hasn't seen much progress since Ford's announcement two years ago. Though there is still a lot of potential, especially with the car culture in much of the US, some have questioned whether safety will stifle in-car apps.
One of the key rules of having any service online is the ability to measure everything. Metrics like number of users, requests, where the requests originate, most frequently requested data and many more play an important role in not only fine tuning your services but also give a good measure of what it is going to cost you to run your online business as you scale up. SMSMyBus, a mobile telephone application that lets you find real time bus arrivals for the Madison Metro (WI) has just completed a year of existence and has published a report exactly of that.
||The WhereIsMyTransport API allows developers to integrate journey planning, data feeds, announcements, timetable info, and travel warnings into their applications. This API is designed specifically...||Transportation||01.14.2016|
||The Direct SMS API is a manageable, feature-rich SMS Gateway and REST API that lets users integrate SMS into their applications or systems. With the Direct SMS API, users can send, retrieve, receive...||Messaging||01.13.2016|
Car Registrations in Spain
||Car Registrations in Spain is an API that allows users look up car number plates in Spain. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "1758 THB", and it would...||Auto||01.12.2016|
Search French License Plates
||Search French License Plates is an API that allows users look up car number plates in France. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "2590 MA 64", and it...||Auto||01.12.2016|
Car Registrations in Portugal
||Car Registrations in Portugal is an API that allows users look up car number plates in Portugal. For instance, users of the application would enter a car registration plate like "MC 11 22", and it...||Auto||01.12.2016|