47 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google, Facebook, Github and Twitter

Adam DuVander
Feb. 26 2011, 08:00AM EST

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 47 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Facebook Social Plugins, GitHub, Google Font, Omgili, RealtyBaron Answers, Tiny-URL Open, twt.fm, We Are Hunted, Yahoo Social Directory and Zendesk. The most often used APIs this week are Twilio, Twilio SMS and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (10 APIs, 15 mashups), Music (6 APIs, 6 mashups) and Search (5 APIs, 7 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

AddThis Menu AddThis Menu used in player4you

Amazon Marketplace Web Service Amazon Marketplace Web Service used in TagsUp

eBay eBay used in TagsUp

Facebook Facebook used in mapTheGraph!, TagsUp, The Music Feed

Facebook Graph Facebook Graph used in mapTheGraph!

Facebook Social Plugins Facebook Social Plugins used in The Music Feed

Flickr Flickr used in FKScan

Foursquare Foursquare used in Mayorama

Freebase Freebase used in TagsUp

GitHub GitHub used in Open Source Project Badge

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in The Music Feed

Google Ajax Feeds Google Ajax Feeds used in The Music Feed

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in mapTheGraph!

Google Ajax Search Google Ajax Search used in TagsUp, The Music Feed

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in player4you, The Music Feed

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in The Music Feed

Google Buzz Google Buzz used in The Music Feed

Google Chart Google Chart used in UpTier

Google Custom Search Google Custom Search used in The Music Feed

Google Font Google Font used in player4you

Google Geocoding Google Geocoding used in mapTheGraph!

Google Maps Google Maps used in Google Maps Weather Mashup, mapTheGraph!, TagsUp

Google Search Google Search used in player4you, Startcubes.com

Google Webmaster Tools Google Webmaster Tools used in The Music Feed

Grooveshark Grooveshark used in The Music Feed

iLike iLike used in The Music Feed

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in The Music Feed

LiveVideo LiveVideo used in Yippr

MySpace MySpace used in Yippr

Omgili Omgili used in TagsUp

RealtyBaron Answers RealtyBaron Answers used in Real Estate Answers for Android

SoundCloud SoundCloud used in We Are Hunted For Android

Tiny-URL Open Tiny-URL Open used in The Music Feed

Tinysong Tinysong used in The Music Feed

Tumblr Tumblr used in The Music Feed

Twilio Twilio used in Custom Song Sender, How I Knew You Were the One, I Love Valentines, Twilirious, Zen SMS

Twilio SMS Twilio SMS used in How I Knew You Were the One, I Love Valentines, Twilirious, Zen SMS

Twitter Twitter used in How I Knew You Were the One, TagsUp, The Music Feed, Twitmis

twt.fm twt.fm used in The Music Feed

We Are Hunted We Are Hunted used in We Are Hunted For Android

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in TagsUp

Yahoo Query Language Yahoo Query Language used in FKScan

Yahoo Social Directory Yahoo Social Directory used in The Music Feed

Yahoo Video Search Yahoo Video Search used in Yippr

YouTube YouTube used in player4you, Yippr

Zendesk Zendesk used in Zen SMS

Zillow Zillow used in UpTier

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

 FKScan

 Mayorama

 Open Source Project Badge

 player4you

 Real Estate Answers for Android

 Startcubes.com

 UpTier

 We Are Hunted For Android

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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