16 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Amazon, Twilio and MusixMatch Lyrics

Adam DuVander
Jan. 29 2011, 08:00AM EST

This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 16 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include OneLogin, .tel, Brighter Planet Emission Estimates, Instagram and MusixMatch. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

 OneLogin  OneLogin used in InvenBin

.tel .tel used in InvenBin

Amazon Marketplace Web Service Amazon Marketplace Web Service used in AVI Geeks

Brighter Planet Emission Estimates Brighter Planet Emission Estimates used in Yaktrak

eBay eBay used in AVI Geeks

Facebook Facebook used in instaLyrics

FedEx FedEx used in Yaktrak

Google Maps Google Maps used in LiveMap Devon, SeekATweet, UK rail passenger tweet mashup

Instagram Instagram used in Listagram

MusicBrainz MusicBrainz used in instaLyrics

MusixMatch MusixMatch used in instaLyrics

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in Surveilio Force

Twilio Twilio used in ComHub, InvenBin, Just Remind It, Push Notify, Stony Brook Humans vs. Zombies, Surveilio Force

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in ComHub, InvenBin, Push Notify, Textaurant

Twitter Twitter used in instaLyrics, InvenBin, SeekATweet, TwBe, UK rail passenger tweet mashup

YouTube YouTube used in instaLyrics, TwBe, YouTube Cloud

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

 instaLyrics

 InvenBin

 SeekATweet

 Textaurant

 TwBe

 Yaktrak

 YouTube Cloud

Adam DuVander -- Adam heads developer relations at Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service company. He's spent many years analyzing APIs and developer tools. Previously he worked at SendGrid, edited ProgrammableWeb and wrote for Wired and Webmonkey. Adam is also the author of mapping API cookbook Map Scripting 101.

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