35 APIs in 7 Days: Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Google, Twilio, Twitter, Yelp, and YouTube

John Musser
Jan. 30 2010, 04:05AM EST

This past week 21 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 35 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Foursquare, IP Location, Mapstraction, Nextstop, ShareThis, ThisNext, TownMe Geo and TravelFusion. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (6 APIs, 11 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 11 mashups) and Internet (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in API status

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Akama Music, Insider Food, V3GGIE - Vegetarian Search Engine

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in API status

AOL Instant Messenger AOL Instant Messenger used in Task.fm

Box.net Box.net used in Zoho and Box.net

Eventful Eventful used in enjoy! everywhere

Facebook Facebook used in enjoy! everywhere, Holiday Cardr, Shout Now

Flickr Flickr used in Akama Music, enjoy! everywhere, Flickr search visualizer, Insider Food, tetonGeo, V3GGIE - Vegetarian Search Engine

Foursquare Foursquare used in tetonGeo

GeoNames GeoNames used in enjoy! everywhere

Google Calendar Google Calendar used in Task.fm

Google Chart Google Chart used in API status

Google Maps Google Maps used in enjoy! everywhere, Explore the World Sites of India, In Their Honour, tetonGeo, The American Civil War Timeline Project, unrut

Google Maps Data Google Maps Data used in Explore the World Sites of India

Google Talk Google Talk used in Task.fm

IP Location IP Location used in enjoy! everywhere

Jigsaw Jigsaw used in enjoy! everywhere

Last.fm Last.fm used in Akama Music, enjoy! everywhere

Mapstraction Mapstraction used in unrut

Nextstop Nextstop used in unrut

OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap used in enjoy! everywhere

ShareThis ShareThis used in enjoy! everywhere

ThisNext ThisNext used in enjoy! everywhere

TownMe Geo TownMe Geo used in tetonGeo

TravelFusion TravelFusion used in Travelfusion Flight search

Twilio Twilio used in Call My Team, DEAN Alert, DoorFly.com Agent Notifications, Shout Now, Task.fm

Twitter Twitter used in Chitter.TV, enjoy! everywhere, Holiday Cardr, Mahen, Shout Now, tetonGeo

WatchMouse  WatchMouse used in API status

WeatherBug WeatherBug used in enjoy! everywhere

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Akama Music, enjoy! everywhere

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in Insider Food, V3GGIE - Vegetarian Search Engine

Yelp Yelp used in unrut

YouTube YouTube used in tetonGeo

Zoho Zoho used in Zoho and Box.net

Zvents Zvents used in enjoy! everywhere

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

 Akama Music

 API status

 enjoy! everywhere

 Flickr search visualizer

 Task.fm

 tetonGeo

 unrut

John Musser

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