Mashups using the same API (2568)
Keep track of when and from where your URLs are accessed. This is particularly interesting for the URLs mailed to friends, posted to forums or mentioned in your blog.
Connecticut based, New England focused mountain biking community providing gps track data, waypoints, trail maps, event calendars, photos, videos, product reviews and more.
World's hardest working countries based on number of hours worked in a year, as compiled by Forbes.
In the northern hemisphere, we're coming into summer--prime traveling season. So, let's look at some of the best new mashups that help you travel the way you want to. For many, one of the things we always do on a trip is try to find cheap hotels near a specific place, be it a friend's house or an event venue. Or, maybe you're looking for something city-specific. And, for those stuck in an office, you can always live vicariously through your friends and their travel photos.
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.
At the The Next Web Hackathon in Amsterdam, developers played with a lot of new APIs. One that caught our attention is the Gbanga Puppetmaster API. Gbanga is a location-aware gaming platform, intended for use with games where walking around within the real world matter. It's released one game, Gbanga Famiglia, a mobile phone-based app using a theme of mafia families taking over areas and finding loot. Much more exciting, however, is its API, which allows for quests within Famiglia, and other, separate location-based games.
||The Travelbriefing.org Public API is a database-as-a-service platform that provides access to country-specific information about travel regulations and prevailing environmental conditions. Users...||Database-as-a-Service||05.09.2016|
||ipapi.co API is a location finder solution that summarizes the geographic parameters of mapped locations. The API sends HTTP requests and returns responses in JSON format. It also provides code...||Location||05.03.2016|
Pincodes of India
||The Pincodes of India API is a solution that uses either postal or pin codes to identify the exact locations of India’s expansive network of post offices. The API transmits requests and responses in...||Postcodes||04.27.2016|
||The AddTransit API enables easy integration between the AddTransit GTFS, GTFS-Realtime and Ticketing functionality and other systems. The AddTransit API is currently in beta. Contact the provider for...||Transportation||04.26.2016|
||NameShouts API provides name pronunciation abilities into applications. Using the API, you can get crystal clear pronunciations to a large database of names pronounced by Native Speakers. NameShouts...||Audio||04.25.2016|