28 APIs Used in 7 Days: Yahoo PlaceFinder, Flickr, Groupon

Wendell Santos
Aug. 06 2011, 08:00AM EDT

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 28 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Fwix Location, Google Places, MapQuest Geocoding, PDXCouncilConnect, SendGrid, SimpleGeo, SimpleGeo Places, Yahoo PlaceFinder and Yellow Canada. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, PDXCouncilConnect and SimpleGeo. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (8 APIs, 13 mashups), Social (5 APIs, 5 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Facebook Facebook used in World of Facebook Friends.

Facebook Graph Facebook Graph used in World of Facebook Friends.

Facebook Social Plugins Facebook Social Plugins used in Datos Peru

Flickr Flickr used in Lookzi

Freebase Freebase used in The Web Intersect

Fwix Location Fwix Location used in Lookzi

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Datos Peru

Google Geocoding Google Geocoding used in Datos Peru

Google Maps Google Maps used in Datos Peru, Rendezview, SimpleGeo Searcher, World of Facebook Friends.

Google Places Google Places used in Lookzi

Grooveshark Grooveshark used in SongZilla - The Online Music Repository

Groupon Groupon used in Lookzi

indeed indeed used in Lookzi

Last.fm Last.fm used in Lookzi

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in Visual Resume

MapQuest Geocoding MapQuest Geocoding used in World of Facebook Friends.

Netflix Netflix used in The Web Intersect

Outside.in Outside.in used in Lookzi

PDXCouncilConnect PDXCouncilConnect used in API discovery with Scheme, CivicVis, PDXster

Rotten Tomatoes Rotten Tomatoes used in The Web Intersect

SendGrid SendGrid used in Planrrr

SimpleGeo SimpleGeo used in Lookzi, Planrrr, SimpleGeo Searcher

SimpleGeo Places SimpleGeo Places used in Planrrr

Twilio Twilio used in Planrrr

Twitter Twitter used in Lookzi

WeatherBug WeatherBug used in Lookzi

Yahoo PlaceFinder Yahoo PlaceFinder used in Rendezview

Yellow Canada Yellow Canada used in Rendezview

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

 Planrrr

 Rendezview

 SimpleGeo Searcher

 SongZilla - The Online Music Repository

 The Web Intersect

 Visual Resume

 World of Facebook Friends.

Wendell Santos

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