Mashups using the same API (2567)
World news updated hourly from Newsvine.com feeds.
A map mashup showing the latest videos of the BP gulf oil spill. Track and see the news as it develops.
Golf course and hotel locator for Myrtle Beach. Good coverage of the area. Warning: loads slowly.
Some exciting changes with Virtual Earth as Microsoft has announced the release of a new SOAP web service for Virtual Earth and an update to the Virtual Earth Map Control. The Virtual Earth AJAX Control SDK and the Virtual Earth Interactive SDK have both been updated as well.
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.
A new not-for-profit launched by 3scale and API Evangelist aims to help speed up the process of developing APIs by encouraging the sharing of API code and descriptions. Launched at Defrag in Denver Colorado today, API Commons provides an open source-like, Creative Commons-modelled platform for developers to share and reuse API code. Co-Founder Steve Willmott spoke to ProgrammableWeb on the eve of the launch, while his fellow co-founder Kin Lane worked behind-the-scenes to upload some government open data API code examples.
||The OpenStreetMap TagFinder API is a RESTful HTTP API that provides users access to the underlying data on the OpenStreetMap wiki. Users can integrate TagFinder data in their webpage or application...||Classification||01.12.2016|
||Mapme API is a RESTful builder tool for maps. Mounted as a service on Google Maps API, Mapme facilitates easy creation and customization of content on maps. Mapme maps can include layers, tags,...||Mapping||12.31.2015|
US 2016 Elections
||The US 2016 Elections API provides access to a data bank of up-to-date profiles and other crucial information of candidates contesting political seats in the forthcoming elections. Powered by a...||Politics||12.31.2015|
||OpenACH is a South Dakota payment processing system provider. EasyOFAC is an OFAC compliance platform which features layered fuzzy search to avoid false positives. Also, it provides real time...||Compliance||12.28.2015|
Baron Velocity Weather
||The Velocity Weather API allows developers to incorporate the Baron Weather service into their applications. Data products in the API fall into two categories – Text and Graphical products. Text...||Weather||12.17.2015|