24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Last.fm and Twitter

Adam DuVander
May. 14 2011, 08:00AM EDT

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 24 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AccuWeather, Fitbit, ImmobilienScout24 and Rovi Cloud Services. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Last.fm and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Mapping (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AccuWeather AccuWeather used in Weather Zombie

Bing Bing used in ValueZilla Shopping Service

Bing Maps Bing Maps used in Finda Park

Bit.ly Bit.ly used in LyricsGaps.com

Facebook Facebook used in CheckinPlugin, LyricsGaps.com, Nearish, Urban Hunt'r

Fitbit Fitbit used in Fitbit Daemon

Google AJAX Language Google AJAX Language used in LyricsGaps.com

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in LyricsGaps.com

Google Maps Google Maps used in CheckinPlugin, Nearish

Google Translate Google Translate used in LyricsGaps.com

Grooveshark Grooveshark used in Last.fm Ultimate Playlist

Groupon Groupon used in Geoflake

ImmobilienScout24 ImmobilienScout24 used in munichmap.de

iTunes and iTunes Connect iTunes and iTunes Connect used in Rovi Mobile Music

Last.fm Last.fm used in Geomusic, Last.fm Ultimate Playlist, Last.ify

Rovi Cloud Services Rovi Cloud Services used in Rovi Mobile Music

Shopping.com Shopping.com used in ValueZilla Shopping Service

Shopzilla Shopzilla used in ValueZilla Shopping Service

Spotify Metadata Spotify Metadata used in Last.ify

Tinysong Tinysong used in Last.fm Ultimate Playlist

Twilio Twilio used in Finda Park, SMS Garage Door, Urban Hunt'r

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in SMS Garage Door, Urban Hunt'r

Twitter Twitter used in Fitbit Daemon, LyricsGaps.com, Urban Hunt'r

YouTube YouTube used in LyricsGaps.com

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

 Finda Park

 Fitbit Daemon

 Geomusic

 LyricsGaps.com

 SMS Garage Door

 Urban Hunt'r

 Weather Zombie

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.

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