30 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Google Visualization and Yahoo Maps

Adam DuVander
Sep. 11 2010, 12:00AM EDT

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Flexible Payments Service, Enthusem, Heroku, ImageShack, Intel CPU, Meebo, Mendeley, Microsoft Translator, Science Museum , SendGrid, TeachStreet Classes and Courses, TweetPhoto and Twitgoo. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Other (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Utility (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Fyvr - An Amazon search with HTML5 goodness

Amazon Flexible Payments Service Amazon Flexible Payments Service used in Motivation Mix

Amazon Mechanical Turk Amazon Mechanical Turk used in I Drank This

Box.net Box.net used in Enthusem and Box.net, Google Analytics and Box.net, SAP Streamwork and Box.net

COLOURlovers COLOURlovers used in Fyvr - An Amazon search with HTML5 goodness

Enthusem Enthusem used in Enthusem and Box.net

Facebook Facebook used in TubeLoop

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Google Analytics and Box.net

Google Maps Google Maps used in Cosmos and Culture, Japanese Castle Explorer, Monuments: Diversity, Democracy and Freedom, Music Festival Info, OMG Rainbows!, Texas Land for Sale

Google Translate Google Translate used in Fast & Quick Online Translator

Google Visualization Google Visualization used in Monuments: Diversity, Democracy and Freedom, ReaderMeter

Heroku Heroku used in I Drank This, Motivation Mix, You Can Learn

ImageShack ImageShack used in I Drank This

Intel CPU Intel CPU used in Intel Video Experience

Meebo Meebo used in TubeLoop

Mendeley Mendeley used in ReaderMeter

Microsoft Translator Microsoft Translator used in Fast & Quick Online Translator

New York Times Article Search New York Times Article Search used in The Explorer

NOAA Weather Service NOAA Weather Service used in OMG Rainbows!

Science Museum  Science Museum used in Cosmos and Culture

SendGrid SendGrid used in Motivation Mix

TeachStreet Classes and Courses TeachStreet Classes and Courses used in You Can Learn

TweetPhoto TweetPhoto used in I Drank This

Twilio Twilio used in GroupCall, Motivation Mix

Twitgoo Twitgoo used in I Drank This

TwitPic TwitPic used in I Drank This

Twitter Twitter used in GroupCall, I Drank This, You Can Learn

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in Fyvr - An Amazon search with HTML5 goodness

Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps used in Bed Bug Registry

YouTube YouTube used in The Explorer, TubeLoop

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

 Fast & Quick Online Translator

 Fyvr - An Amazon search with HTML5 goodness

 Intel Video Experience

 ReaderMeter

 The Explorer

 TubeLoop

 You Can Learn

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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