Mashups using the same API (2572)
The fusion of technology and journalism continues apace. On a Manhattan rooftop next month, an emerging breed of journo-geeks will enjoy a coming-out party of sorts, in the form of a Hacks/Hackers mixer at Gawker's NoLIta headquarters. Across the Atlantic, meanwhile, there's less glitz but growing interest in the marriage of news and technology, as evidenced by the European Journalism Centre's standing-room-only roundtable on data-driven journalism last week in Amsterdam. (I attended and spoke about the creation of the Data Desk at my alma mater, the Los Angeles Times.)
Google has just announced the addition of a valuable new feature for the Google Maps API (the most popular API in our API directory): reverse geocoding. If you are not familiar with geocoding, it is the process of converting an address into a latitude/longitude pair. Likewise, reverse geocoding is the process of converting a latitude/longitude pair into an address. Developers using the Google Maps API have had access to geocoding since its release in June 2006, and geocoding has been integrated with many of the map mashups developed with this API.
||This API provides a way for you to integrate news data into your systems and processes. It allows you to search among all the news articles while continuously indexing based on keywords, language,...||News Services||10.21.2016|
Urban Algorithms Geo Data
||The Urban Geo Data API allows users to access socio-economic and environmental profiles of specific GPS locations. Such data types include: air and noise pollution, crime rate, demographic profiles,...||Data||10.17.2016|
||The Purple Gator's gStack API deploys trivia games and surveys without the need to build their own servers and databases, aiming for quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively processes. It supports...||Games||10.13.2016|
||The FINOU Maps API is an interactive Moroccan Mapping service that can be integrated into websites and applications. The sets of services offered include: map tiles service, geocoding service and...||Mapping||09.22.2016|