28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Bing Maps, Salesforce, Facebook, the Guardian, and Google Earth

John Musser
Sep. 21 2009, 09:00AM EDT

This past week the new mashups added to our mashup directory used a total of 28 different APIs. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs that developers used this week include Akismet, Big Huge Thesaurus, Bing Maps, ShareThis, and the Your Mapper API. The most often used APIs this week were Flickr, Google Maps, and Twitter. And the most popular categories of APIs used were: Mapping (8 APIs, 14 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 6 mashups), and Internet (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Akismet Akismet used in Spam Check: Salesforce plus Akismet

Big Huge Thesaurus Big Huge Thesaurus used in SparkStorm

Bing Maps Bing Maps used in Your Mapper

Cafe Press Cafe Press used in Your Mapper

Compete Compete used in Your Mapper

Facebook Facebook used in Chit Chat for Facebook

Flickr Flickr used in GeoImpress, SparkStorm

geocoder geocoder used in Your Mapper

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Your Mapper

Google AdWords Google AdWords used in Mymaps.dk, Your Mapper

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in Google and Yahoo Search for Pipes

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Your Mapper

Google Earth Google Earth used in Your Mapper

Google Maps Google Maps used in Foller.me, GeoImpress, Local Twitter Trends, Mymaps.dk, Parkr, UK Telephone Answering Directory, Your Mapper

Google Static Maps Google Static Maps used in Your Mapper

Google Talk Google Talk used in Your Mapper

Google Webmaster Tools Google Webmaster Tools used in Your Mapper

Guardian Guardian used in Guardian Tag Bubbles

Microsoft Virtual Earth Microsoft Virtual Earth used in Your Mapper

Panoramio Panoramio used in Mymaps.dk

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in Spam Check: Salesforce plus Akismet

ShareThis ShareThis used in Your Mapper

Twitter Twitter used in Foller.me, GeoImpress, Local Twitter Trends, Your Mapper

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Mymaps.dk

Yahoo Audio Search Yahoo Audio Search used in Google and Yahoo Search for Pipes

Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps used in Your Mapper

Yes Broadcast DB Yes Broadcast DB used in Ewi - Pewter Music Streaming

Your Mapper API Your Mapper API used in Your Mapper

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

 Chit Chat for Facebook

 Foller.me

 Guardian Tag Bubbles

 Local Twitter Trends

 Spam Check: Salesforce plus Akismet

 SparkStorm

 Your Mapper

John Musser

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