40 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google Search, Flickr and Twitter

Adam DuVander
Sep. 25 2010, 10:00AM EDT

This past week 27 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 40 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include CitySearch CityGrid , Gowalla and Infochimps . The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 13 mashups), Search (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Internet (4 APIs, 5 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Kickdash

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in GoWaza

Amazon SimpleDB Amazon SimpleDB used in GoWaza

Bing Bing used in Supersearch

Bing Maps Bing Maps used in Lalalocal, Salesforce International Mapping

CitySearch CityGrid  CitySearch CityGrid used in Lalalocal

eBay eBay used in StoreSlider.com

Facebook Facebook used in ConnectiCity, Instantly Web, Lalalocal

Flickr Flickr used in Graffmap, Kickdash, PXN8, Travel Mixed

Foursquare Foursquare used in ConnectiCity, Lalalocal

FriendFeed FriendFeed used in ConnectiCity

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Travel Mixed

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in Instantly Web

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in Supersearch

Google Earth Google Earth used in Best Western Michigan Hotel Guide in 3D, Localliser

Google Homepage Google Homepage used in Guru Sagaram:Thought of the day

Google Maps Google Maps used in Best Western Michigan Hotel Guide in 3D, Distance Between Cities, Find Good School, GoWaza, Graffmap, Lalalocal, Localliser, RateMyStreet, SUE: an Events Mashup, Travel Mixed, UK Farm Shopping

Google Search Google Search used in Instant Job Search, Travel Mixed

Google Webmaster Tools Google Webmaster Tools used in GoWaza, Travel Mixed

GovTrack.us GovTrack.us used in Congress111

Gowalla Gowalla used in Localliser

Gruvr Gruvr used in Localliser

indeed indeed used in Instant Job Search

Infochimps  Infochimps used in Trst.me Google Chrome Plugin

Panoramio Panoramio used in Travel Mixed

Salesforce.com Salesforce.com used in Salesforce International Mapping

Simply Hired Jobs Simply Hired Jobs used in Instant Job Search

Sunlight Labs Sunlight Labs used in Congress111

Twilio Twilio used in groop.ly

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in groop.ly

Twitter Twitter used in ConnectiCity, Instantly Web, Kickdash, Lalalocal, listatlas, Localliser, Near Real-time Twitter

uClassify uClassify used in UrlAi

Upcoming.org Upcoming.org used in SUE: an Events Mashup

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in Travel Mixed

Yahoo Answers Yahoo Answers used in Travel Mixed

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in Supersearch

Yahoo Geocoding Yahoo Geocoding used in Travel Mixed

Yahoo Query Language Yahoo Query Language used in Travel Mixed

Yelp Yelp used in Lalalocal

YouTube YouTube used in Dragontape, Kickdash

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

 Dragontape

 groop.ly

 Instant Job Search

 RateMyStreet

 Salesforce International Mapping

 Supersearch

 Trst.me Google Chrome Plugin

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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