Mashups using the same API (2589)
Graphical analysis of job posts on Craigslist.org across all of US.
Like TinyUrl.com but for Google Maps, for example http//useamap.com/lotto . You select the tag name. One click to create a map. No login needed. Free. Just launched on 9th October.
A commercial MySQL database of zip code boundary data. Demo allows entry of a zip code with boundary plotted on a Google Map. Data available for purchase, rates on main page.
As the various offerings by mapping API providers continue to mature, new opportunities have emerged for would-be advertisers and map mashup developers to tap into the ability to include advertising directly on a map. In addition to providing a wealth of information and spatial context, mapping APIs have the potential to serve as an additional venue for advertising.
Given the increasing popularity of mobile devices such as the iPhone and Android devices (both of which include full browsers), it should come as no surprise that developers have begun to leverage the various APIs out there to provide mobile mashups that can be implemented without targeting a specific platform or SDK.
Following-up on yesterday's post on the best new mashups, here is another notable mashup from this past week, yesterday's Mashup of the Day: Gaiagi Driver. What is it? It's a mashed-up 3D driving simulator that uses a lot of web APIs across multiple windows to create a unique driving experience. Give it a starting and ending address and it follows the path created by the directions and shows your present position in four different views:
||The UKMap API allows developers to integrate UKMap's detailed, large-scale maps of Greater London into their own applications. UKMap can display over 100 million information items, including...||Mapping||11.06.2015|
||The Grocery Checklist API is a RESTful application programming interface that provides a backend service for mobile applications to help users with grocery shopping. This API provides useful tools in...||Food||11.04.2015|
||The FAOSTAT API is a REST API used to access FAOSTAT data. FAOSTAT is maintained by the Statistics Division of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. FAOSTAT is a major...||Data||10.26.2015|
||The Mapzen Search API allows developers to integrate their applications with the Mapzen Search service, enabling their users to use the service directly. A free API key is available upon contacting...||Mapping||10.11.2015|
||The Urthecast Platform is a system of RESTful APIs, services, and tools that allows for fast, scalable access to Earth imagery, video, geospatial information and other data sets in order to build...||Mapping||10.08.2015|