14 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Maps, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube

Adam DuVander
Oct. 30 2010, 08:00AM EDT

This past week 18 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 14 different APIs were used to build them. and ome of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Mappy. The most often used APIs this week are DonorsChoose, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 9 mashups), Photos (2 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in The A-Tree

Bit.ly Bit.ly used in TV.ListAndPlay.com

Box.net Box.net used in Office2

DonorsChoose DonorsChoose used in DCAlerts, DCTweets, FEED USA, Limeades For Learning, MySchoolPride

Facebook Facebook used in Take Kerala (India), TV.ListAndPlay.com

Flickr Flickr used in Current Weather, Take Kerala (India)

Google Maps Google Maps used in Current Weather, Guide Des Locations Saisonnieres, Locate ATMs, Mapeas, Take Kerala (India)

Last.fm Last.fm used in TV.ListAndPlay.com

Mappy Mappy used in iBordeaux, Street Invaders, Where Is My Train?

Panoramio Panoramio used in Take Kerala (India)

Twitter Twitter used in Current Weather, DCTweets, TwitGrids

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Take Kerala (India)

Yahoo Placemaker Yahoo Placemaker used in Mapeas

YouTube YouTube used in Current Weather, Take Kerala (India), TV.ListAndPlay.com

Mashups of the day:
And each day there is one mashup selected to be Mashup of the Day. Here are last week's winners:







 Where Is My Train?

Adam DuVander Hi! I'm Developer Communications Director for SendGrid and former Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb. I currently serve as a Contributing Editor. If you have API news, or are interested in writing for ProgrammableWeb, please contact editor@programmableweb.com Though I'm a fan of anything API-related, my particular interest is in mapping. I've published a how-to book, Map Scripting 101, to get anyone started making maps on websites. In a not-so-distant past life I wrote for Wired and Webmonkey.