Mashups using the same API (2634)
Foursquare, the leading location-based social tool, announced a major new initiative last week to expand its location database to include cross-references to corresponding venue listings from other services. As characterized in the announcement post on the company blog, the goal is to make Foursquare the missing "Rosetta Stone for location, allowing you to link information about a real-world place from one database to any other." Now it's not just about using Foursquare, but connecting it to other services.
When looking for a place to live, the surrounding area matters. Knowing if the property has easy walking access to shops, places of interest or public transport can definitely sway a buyer's purchasing decisions. Walk Score is a service that measures walkability within specific locations and also provides neighbourhood maps to the real estate industry. Walk Score's Travel Time API makes this functionality available to be easily integrated with other applications.
The globe is abuzz with talk about a possible Swine Flu pandemic, and mashups are helping people who want to track the progress of the disease. Here are some these brand new mashups built using both the Google Maps API and the Twitter API.
Active Campsite Search
||The Active Campsite Search allows to access data from parks, campgrounds, and campsites located in the United States and Canada. Search filters include RV friendly, electricity, hunting, fishing,...||Fitness||07.27.2015|
||1Map aims to provide basic GIS services to users throughout South Africa. At this stage, users can employ an address search in which multiple layers, including street addresses and stand numbers, can...||Mapping||04.02.2013|
2011 International Computational Billiards Championships
||The 2011 International Computational Billiards Championships has the goal to promote the development and aid the evaluation of novel artificial intelligence techniques for computational pool. The...||Sports||06.16.2011|
||2GIS is a Russian search engine for companies. Searches can be performed by geographic location, and then displayed on a map, along with detailed company information. The 2GIS API can be used to...||Search||09.29.2011|
||2PEAK helps users create and stick to training plans for cycling, running, swimming, triathlons, MTB, and cross-country skiing. The service responds dynamically to changes in the users' plans and...||Sports||09.02.2014|