27 APIs Used in 7 Days: Adobe, Facebook, Amazon and Yelp

Adam DuVander
Mar. 12 2011, 08:37AM EST

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 27 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Adobe Social, awe.sm, ChannelAdvisor, Facebook Ads, Gigya, Groupon, Nozbe, Plancast, Rovi Cloud Services and voo2do. The most often used APIs this week are geocoder, Google Maps and Loxcel. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 8 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Video (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Adobe Social Adobe Social used in Xuland

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in Video Customizer

awe.sm awe.sm used in VIPLi.st

ChannelAdvisor ChannelAdvisor used in ChannelAdvisor CRM Connector

eBay eBay used in ChannelAdvisor CRM Connector

Eventful Eventful used in Xuland

Facebook Facebook used in RippleFunction, Video Customizer

Facebook Ads Facebook Ads used in Video Customizer

geocoder geocoder used in Canadian Cell Tower Finder, Canadian Skating Rink / Arena Finder, Tim Hortons Store Finder

Gigya Gigya used in Xuland

Google Ajax Feeds Google Ajax Feeds used in ThyNews for Android

Google Maps Google Maps used in Canadian Cell Tower Finder, Canadian Skating Rink / Arena Finder, QuizGeo, Tim Hortons Store Finder, Xuland

Groupon Groupon used in Xuland

Instagram Instagram used in Pic A Fight!

Loxcel Loxcel used in Canadian Cell Tower Finder, Canadian Skating Rink / Arena Finder, Tim Hortons Store Finder

Netflix Netflix used in CueThat

Nozbe Nozbe used in TodoToday for Nozbe

Plancast Plancast used in VIPLi.st

Rovi Cloud Services Rovi Cloud Services used in AllRovi, What's On TV

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in ChannelAdvisor CRM Connector

Twilio Twilio used in TextSlide, Venmo

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in TextSlide, Venmo

Twitter Twitter used in RippleFunction, What's On TV

Vimeo Vimeo used in Video Customizer

voo2do voo2do used in TodoToday for Voo2do

Yelp Yelp used in Xuland

YouTube YouTube used in Video Customizer

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

 ChannelAdvisor CRM Connector

 CueThat

 RippleFunction

 Sheen vs. Ashton in Twitter WarCraft

 ThyNews for Android

 VIPLi.st

 Xuland

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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