Mashups using the same API (2565)
Data startup Factual has taken the largest step yet toward solving a problem of our modern, mobile, location-enabled lifestyle. With each restaurant-finding or check-in application, developers are building their own databases of places. Each has its own identifier and no connection to any other listing referencing the same place--a restaurant, park, office building or other landmark. Now Factual has added its "crosswalk" feature to the Factual Places API to address the problem and offer a solution that connects over 500 million web pages to specific venues. Included are the place pages from other directories of places, making Factual a Rosetta Stone for translating identifiers.
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:
Today's roundup of recent mashups looks at those taking advantage of APIs that use location data to power their services. These mashups help users get directions, recommend places to go, provide real-time traffic information and even let users follow places as opposed to following people or topics. These mashups make use of popular APIs such as Google Maps, foursquare, Twitter and Facebook.
||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|
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|
||Domoticz API helps create a central sensor-controlled portal for synchronizing home utility devices ranging from electrical devices, electronic gadgets, water, and gas as well as weather monitoring...||Home Automation||12.10.2015|
One Map Singapore
||The One Map Singapore API allows to integrate mapping features into applications. It provides REST protocols and Api Key authentication. One Map invites developers to create mashups with the...||Mapping||12.07.2015|