23 APIs Used in 7 Days: FedEx, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Last.fm

Adam DuVander
Jan. 08 2011, 11:57AM EST

This past week 16 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Abbreviations, Kynetx, PubSub, Qwerly, Superfeedr and Yahoo Music Engine. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Reference (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Mapping (3 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Abbreviations Abbreviations used in Molu Abbreviations Bot

CrunchBase CrunchBase used in People Lookup

Facebook Facebook used in People Lookup

FedEx FedEx used in ZenKraft Shipmate - FedEx for Salesforce

GeoNames GeoNames used in Will It Freeze Tonight?

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Notifixlite

Google Maps Google Maps used in LiveMap Lincoln Essentials, LiveMap Theatres & Venues, The Map Game, Touring To Australia

Kynetx Kynetx used in Hoverme

Last.fm Last.fm used in YouLine

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in People Lookup

LongURL LongURL used in Molu Short to Long URL Converter

MapQuest MapQuest used in Traffic Amigo

PubSub PubSub used in Notifixlite

Qwerly Qwerly used in Hoverme

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in ZenKraft Shipmate - FedEx for Salesforce

Superfeedr Superfeedr used in Notifixlite

Twilio Twilio used in Cognotix, Incentify.it, Traffic Amigo

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in Incentify.it, Traffic Amigo

Twitter Twitter used in People Lookup

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in People Lookup, The Map Game

Yahoo Music Engine Yahoo Music Engine used in YouLine

YouTube YouTube used in YouLine

Zillow Zillow used in Greener Pastures

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

 Greener Pastures

 Hoverme

 Molu Short to Long URL Converter

 Notifixlite

 Touring To Australia

 Will It Freeze Tonight?

 YouLine

 ZenKraft Shipmate - FedEx for Salesforce

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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