41 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Twitter and YouTube

Adam DuVander
Sep. 04 2010, 01:00PM EDT

This past week 23 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 41 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AddThis Menu, Campaign Monitor, ChartLyrics Lyric, Google Apps Email Migration, MailChimp, Outside.in, Tropo and Walk Score. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (7 APIs, 17 mashups), Search (6 APIs, 6 mashups) and Shopping (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AddThis Menu AddThis Menu used in The TurnSocial bar

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in SwoopThat

Bebo Bebo used in Lost and Found Pets Ireland

Best Buy Remix Best Buy Remix used in SwoopThat

Bing Bing used in MetaScroll

Box.net Box.net used in BoxBridge for Joomla, Textflow and Box.net

Campaign Monitor Campaign Monitor used in Joomailer

ChartLyrics Lyric ChartLyrics Lyric used in LyricsSearchFX

eBay eBay used in Audi 411

Facebook Facebook used in Audi 411, cocktailberater, Lost and Found Pets Ireland, The TurnSocial bar

Flickr Flickr used in Audi 411, Lost and Found Pets Ireland, See Your Hotel, The TurnSocial bar

Foursquare Foursquare used in The TurnSocial bar

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in SwoopThat

Google AdWords Google AdWords used in SwoopThat

Google AJAX Language Google AJAX Language used in European Speed Camera Map, LyricsSearchFX, Quisoft's mashup playground

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in MetaScroll

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Joomailer, SwoopThat

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Mumbai Health Tracker

Google Apps Email Migration Google Apps Email Migration used in SwoopThat

Google Buzz Google Buzz used in Lost and Found Pets Ireland

Google Custom Search Google Custom Search used in Quisoft's mashup playground

Google Homepage Google Homepage used in Lost and Found Pets Ireland

Google Maps Google Maps used in City of Santa Monica Parking, European Speed Camera Map, Lost and Found Pets Ireland, See Your Hotel, Seek it, SwoopThat, The Rap Map, The Web 2.0 Summit Points of Control Map, The Wilderness Downtown, UK SoundMap

Google Talk Google Talk used in Mumbai Health Tracker

Google Wave Google Wave used in Mumbai Health Tracker

indeed indeed used in Quisoft's mashup playground

MailChimp MailChimp used in Joomailer

MySpace MySpace used in Lost and Found Pets Ireland, The TurnSocial bar

Outside.in Outside.in used in The TurnSocial bar

Tropo Tropo used in Decisions for Heroes, Local Search by Phone

Twilio Twilio used in Greg's Pulse

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in Greg's Pulse

TwitPic TwitPic used in Audi 411, Lost and Found Pets Ireland

Twitter Twitter used in Audi 411, cocktailberater, Lost and Found Pets Ireland, MetaScroll, Mumbai Health Tracker, See Your Hotel, The TurnSocial bar

Walk Score Walk Score used in The TurnSocial bar

Wikipedia Wikipedia used in MetaScroll

Yahoo Image Search Yahoo Image Search used in Quisoft's mashup playground

Yahoo Local Search Yahoo Local Search used in Local Search by Phone

Yahoo Search Yahoo Search used in MetaScroll

Yelp Yelp used in The TurnSocial bar

YouTube YouTube used in Audi 411, cocktailberater, See Your Hotel, The TurnSocial bar

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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