Mashups using the same API (2600)
Foursquare has embraced the open maps movement. Russia's biggest search engine integrates with the Topsy API. Plus: Disqus comments available in Gnip, Microsoft launches its own Webmaster Tools API and 21 new APIs.
Google is inviting developers from around the world to participate in the "Google Places API Developer Challenge 2012", a contest that encourages developers to help address the needs of local communities by creating applications that use the Google Places API and available municipal data sources.
Each week we see dozens of mashups added to our mashup directory and often these use and combine APIs that go beyond the typical Google Maps mashup of old. This past week three of the more innovative ones go beyond just maps by using APIs from Netflix, MyBlogLog and Flickr. Here's a quick overview:
||Aquaplot offers sea routing functionality and distance computation for ships. Developers can build integrations related to route planning, route optimization, fleet maneuver planning, and traffic...||Optimization||08.15.2016|
NASA Vesta Trek REST
||This API is a part of a collection of APIs that power the Vesta Trek NASA web-based portals for exploration. Map layers are available through OGC RESTful WMTS protocol. NASA open data supports NASA...||Astronomy||08.12.2016|
Skyscanner Markets Service
||This API allows you to return a list of countries supported by Skyscanner, a global travel search engine that you can plan and book directly from millions of travel options.||Travel||08.10.2016|
Skyscanner Locales Service
||This API allows you to return the list of localizations supported by Skyscanner, a global travel search engine that you can plan and book directly from millions of travel options.||Travel||08.10.2016|
||The Data API offers access to SciStarter's database of citizen science projects. Additionally, developers can compare and add new projects to the database. This API uses JSON for responses, and API...||Data||08.10.2016|