19 API Used in 7 Days: Google, Gov 2.0, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, Wikipedia

John Musser
Nov. 15 2009, 02:04AM EST

This past week 13 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 19 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cicero, GovTrack.us, Open Government Data Initiative, and Touchnote. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, GovTrack.us, and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 9 mashups), Government (3 APIs, 4 mashups), and Social (2 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in CloudBerry Explorer for Amazon S3

Calais Calais used in Transmission News

Cicero Cicero used in Redistricting The Nation

COLOURlovers COLOURlovers used in Top 99 Palettes at Once

Facebook Facebook used in Facebook Friends Map

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Turkish Earthquakes

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in Turkish Earthquakes

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in Transmission News

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Lobbyist Activity Tracker

Google Custom Search Google Custom Search used in Turkish Earthquakes

Google Maps Google Maps used in BillMaps, Facebook Friends Map, Place Your Point on Map, Transmission News, Turisbook, Turkish Earthquakes

Google Maps Flash Google Maps Flash used in Lobbyist Activity Tracker

GovTrack.us GovTrack.us used in BillMaps, Lobbyist Activity Tracker

Open Government Data Initiative Open Government Data Initiative used in BillMaps

OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap used in Lobbyist Activity Tracker

Touchnote Touchnote used in photofunia

Twitter Twitter used in CouponFollow, Transmission News, Tweetply

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Transmission News

Yahoo Geocoding Yahoo Geocoding used in Transmission News

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

 BillMaps

 CloudBerry Explorer for Amazon S3

 CouponFollow

 Lobbyist Activity Tracker

 Top 99 Palettes at Once

 Tweetply

John Musser

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