Mashups using the same API (14)
Life2Life is a real store in a virtual world. Uses the Amazon and SecondLife APIs to allow you to shop in virtual space. This link brings you to the story about it, you need Second Life to see it in...
Watch Twitter updates in Second Life with this Twitter Fountain. Sit by the fountain of real-time tweets and watch them bubble up. This YouTube video gives you the quick demo.
Slurlmarker uses your del.icio.us account to create a bookmark slurl of your favorite locations in Second Life.
Google has announced several very interesting updates to its Book Search tools, including an embeddable viewer for book previews and a data API. These should open-up a wide range of book-related applications. This follows-up on Google's release in March when they launched the first API for Google Book Search, the Book Viewability API.
Where were you when Hurricane Sandy hit, and what were you doing? If you're like many other ProgrammableWeb readers, you weren't watching news reports on TV--you were using social media to keep tabs on your friends and family, and taking advantage of the vast amounts of data available on the Internet to make sense of the situation. Below, a round-up of how Twitter and other online resources helped people get through the record-breaking "super storm."
There are nearly 5,000 APIs. We can connect services and build just about anything. By "we," I mean developers. Regular people were left behind by what now seems like a passing fad, widgets. The web would benefit from a resurgence of widget-making and developers are just the sort to take advantage of the opportunity.
||This REST API allows access to weather forecasts and reports, severe weather alerts and information about when the sun and moon rise and set, and the phase of the moon. The HERE Weather API returns...||Mapping||07.29.2016|
eeGeo 3D Map
||The eeGeo 3D Map API allows developers to embed a 3D map into other applications and services. The main API method is embedding a 3D map. eeGeo is a company that creates and provides interactive 3D...||Mapping||07.24.2016|
||Pingeolo is a geolocation provider with local data features such as longitude, latitude, weather, and timezone. It also offers an IP geolocation database for 170 countries which supports applications...||Location||07.16.2016|
Autodesk Forge 3D Print
||The Autodesk Forge 3D Print API offers 3D printing functionality to existing applications. Additionally, it serves as a printing infrastructure for printer manufacturers. Autodesk is a California...||3D||07.12.2016|
Autodesk Forge OAuth
||The Autodesk Forge OAuth API returns a Token that is included in subsequent Forge API calls. OAuth 2 with JSON data format must be used in order to successfully obtain a Token. Autodesk is a...||Authentication||07.12.2016|