38 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Foursquare, Facebook and Netflix

Adam DuVander
Apr. 09 2011, 08:00AM EDT

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 38 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Context.IO, Deal Magic, Facebook Real-time Updates, Google Font, Google Gmail OAuth, High Gear Media, Highrise, Hunch, Imgur, Netvibes, Simply Hired Jobs, Superfeedr, Travel Booking Engine, Travelport, TravEnjoy, Twick.it, Twitter Streaming and Yipit. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter and Twitter Streaming. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 11 mashups), News (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Books Like This

Amazon SimpleDB Amazon SimpleDB used in SDB Explorer

Context.IO Context.IO used in Context.IO/Highrise Integration

Deal Magic Deal Magic used in metaskim

del.icio.us del.icio.us used in metaskim

Digg Digg used in metaskim

Facebook Facebook used in PigeonMap

Facebook Graph Facebook Graph used in SocialBios

Facebook Real-time Updates Facebook Real-time Updates used in SocialBios

Foursquare Foursquare used in SocialBios

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Books Like This

Google Buzz Google Buzz used in SocialBios

Google Contacts Google Contacts used in SocialBios

Google Font Google Font used in Books Like This

Google Gmail OAuth Google Gmail OAuth used in SocialBios

Google Maps Google Maps used in 200 Towns, 2011 March Madness Twitter Heatmap, metaskim, My Red Letter Days

Google Maps Data Google Maps Data used in metaskim

Google Maps Flash Google Maps Flash used in PigeonMap

High Gear Media High Gear Media used in Best Car For Me

Highrise Highrise used in Context.IO/Highrise Integration

Hunch Hunch used in Best Car For Me

Imgur Imgur used in metaskim

Last.fm Last.fm used in SocialBios

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in SocialBios

Netflix Netflix used in metaskim

Netvibes Netvibes used in UWA-Gadget for Twick.it search at iGoogle or Netvibes

New York Times Newswire New York Times Newswire used in metaskim

Reddit Reddit used in metaskim

Simply Hired Jobs Simply Hired Jobs used in metaskim

Superfeedr Superfeedr used in CastRoller

Travel Booking Engine Travel Booking Engine used in Centrer Parcs

Travelport Travelport used in Centrer Parcs

TravEnjoy TravEnjoy used in Centrer Parcs

Twick.it Twick.it used in UWA-Gadget for Twick.it search at iGoogle or Netvibes

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in umake.me

Twitter Twitter used in 200 Towns, 2012twit, SocialBios

Twitter Streaming Twitter Streaming used in 2011 March Madness Twitter Heatmap, SocialBios

Yipit Yipit used in PigeonMap

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

 2012twit

 Books Like This

 Centrer Parcs

 metaskim

 SDB Explorer

 SocialBios

 umake.me

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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