18 APIs Used in 7 Days: PayPal, Wikipedia, Amazon, Facebook and Bit.ly

Adam DuVander
Dec. 18 2010, 03:21PM EST

This past week 13 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 18 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Topsy. The most often used APIs this week are Etsy, Facebook and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (4 APIs, 7 mashups), Telephony (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 7 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Shop for Diapers

Bit.ly Bit.ly used in EmbedPlus

Commission Junction Commission Junction used in Glancely

eBay eBay used in fflap

Etsy Etsy used in Etsy Espy, FotoFuze, Glancely, Tools For Etsy

Facebook Facebook used in connectme.cc, Embed Facebook, fflap

Flickr Flickr used in Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Shop for Diapers

Google AdWords Google AdWords used in Tatvic Excel Plug-in for Google Adwords

Google Chart Google Chart used in fflap

PayPal PayPal used in fflap

Topsy Topsy used in EmbedPlus

Tropo Tropo used in SantaCall.Us

Twilio Twilio used in connectme.cc

Twitter Twitter used in connectme.cc, fflap, FotoFuze, Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia, YourTraces

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia

YouTube YouTube used in EmbedPlus, Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia

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


 Embed Facebook




 Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia


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.