23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Yahoo Weather, Google Maps and YouTube

Adam DuVander
Jan. 01 2011, 08:00AM EST

This past week 15 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 Alchemy, Voxeo, Yahoo Music Engine, Yahoo Weather and Yolink. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (4 APIs, 5 mashups), Telephony (3 APIs, 7 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Alchemy Alchemy used in Whad'da'do

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in Whad'da'do

Facebook Facebook used in Whad'da'do

Flickr Flickr used in Whad'da'do

Google Base Google Base used in SUVs for sale

Google Latitude Google Latitude used in Moveable History

Google Maps Google Maps used in LiveMap Lincoln Essentials, Touring To Australia

Google Translate Google Translate used in The Snowman of Babel

Last.fm Last.fm used in YouLine

MapQuest MapQuest used in Traffic Amigo

Outside.in Outside.in used in yolink-Outside.in Mashup

Tropo Tropo used in Moveable History

Twilio Twilio used in Forgetful App, KLIK Song Requests, MemoryAide.com, The Snowman of Babel, Traffic Amigo

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in KLIK Song Requests, The Snowman of Babel, Traffic Amigo

Twitter Twitter used in devChirp, Dropped Call Alert, Whad'da'do

Voxeo Voxeo used in Moveable History

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Moveable History

Yahoo Geocoding Yahoo Geocoding used in Whad'da'do

Yahoo Music Engine Yahoo Music Engine used in YouLine

Yahoo Weather Yahoo Weather used in Whad'da'do

Yelp Yelp used in Whad'da'do

Yolink Yolink used in yolink-Outside.in Mashup, yolink-Pubmed Mashup

YouTube YouTube used in Whad'da'do, YouLine

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

 devChirp

 Dropped Call Alert

 Moveable History

 The Snowman of Babel

 Touring To Australia

 Whad'da'do

 YouLine

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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