33 APIs Used in 7 Days: Gravatar, YouTube, Amazon and UPC Database

Adam DuVander
Jul. 30 2011, 08:00AM EDT

This past week 7 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 33 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Gravatar, Kewego Video, LangId, LyrDB, PriceGrabber, PriceRunner, Social Mention and UPC Database. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon eCommerce, iTunes and iTunes Connect and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (9 APIs, 10 mashups), Music (6 APIs, 6 mashups) and Internet (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Best Buys, Lyricat

Best Buy BBYOpen Best Buy BBYOpen used in Best Buys

ChartLyrics Lyric ChartLyrics Lyric used in Lyricat

Dropbox Dropbox used in SaveMyInbox

eBay eBay used in Best Buys

Facebook Facebook used in Lyricat

Facebook Social Plugins Facebook Social Plugins used in Lyricat

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Lyricat

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Lyricat

Google Gmail OAuth Google Gmail OAuth used in SaveMyInbox

Google Maps Google Maps used in FunPics

Google OpenID Google OpenID used in Lyricat

Google Search Google Search used in Streams.im

Google Webmaster Tools Google Webmaster Tools used in Lyricat

Gravatar Gravatar used in Lyricat

Instagram Instagram used in FunPics

iTunes and iTunes Connect iTunes and iTunes Connect used in Lyricat

Kelkoo Kelkoo used in Best Buys

Kewego Video Kewego Video used in Best Buys

LangId LangId used in Lyricat

Last.fm Last.fm used in Lyricat

LyrDB LyrDB used in Lyricat

Lyricsfly Lyricsfly used in Lyricat

LyricWiki LyricWiki used in Lyricat

PriceGrabber PriceGrabber used in Best Buys

PriceRunner PriceRunner used in Best Buys

Shopping.com Shopping.com used in Best Buys

Shopzilla Shopzilla used in Best Buys

Social Mention Social Mention used in Streams.im

Spotify Metadata Spotify Metadata used in Spotify Music Catalog Search

Twilio Twilio used in SOSMS

UPC Database UPC Database used in Best Buys

YouTube YouTube used in Best Buys, Streams.im

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

 Best Buys

 FunPics

 Lyricat

 SaveMyInbox

 Spotify Music Catalog Search

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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