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:

 connectme.cc

 Embed Facebook

 EmbedPlus

 fflap

 Glancely

 Jopedia - Supreme Encyclopedia

 SantaCall.Us

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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