Mashups using the same API (1)
In recent months, Facebook has been working on finding new and improved ways of increasing user discovery and engagement with games built on the Facebook Graph API. Facebook has recently added games stories in the news feed that show users the games their friends are playing the most, as well as a games timeline unit and a games-only activity feed on the home page.
There's no doubt that Wikipedia is a giant store of information. And yes, they have an API, but the data isn't exactly structured. But that didn't stop Jim Blackler, who created Quizipedia, a fun game based off of Wikipedia entries.
Most mashups try to solve a complex problem in an innovative way, and therefore save us all time. However, sometimes a mashup solves a very simple problem in an interesting way. Either way, I love to see innovative new uses of APIs like this one from Brian Beermann, which controls his garage door using the Twilio SMS API, some hardware and a lot of creativity.
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||The Oculus API provides everything necessary for developers to create virtual reality games and applications in conjunction with the Oculus Rift headset. This Standup API and subsequent SDK’s show...||Games||12.19.2015|
||Habitica is a gamification habitat and a productivity application that helps users to achieve goals. The API allows to integrate content, users, groups, and challenges. Players use Habitica for work...||Games||10.16.2015|
||The Blackjack API provides programmatic access to a playable blackjack game. This API is provided by Betgidy, a company that offers online casino solutions that users can incorporate into their own...||Games||10.06.2015|