Best New Mashups: New Takes on Shopping APIs

Adam DuVander
Oct. 20 2010, 08:30AM EDT

Lately we've seen some fun shopping mashups that aren't just simple price comparison apps. Instead these use the APIs--mostly Amazon Product Advertising API--to track your collections, keep up-to-date with entertainment and find products in a fun, conversational way.

  • iTrackmine.com: Are you the type of person who likes to be organized? Have you ever seen something cool and can't remember if you already own it? Then you'll love iTrackmine.com -- an aggregator of everything you own. APIs: Amazon S3, Bit.ly, Facebook, FriendFeed, Library of Congress SRW, RPX, Twitter. More at our iTrackmine.com profile.
  • iTrackmine.com

  • TrackTVLinks: Search for online video and movies and display twitts and various info about the movie you're looking for APIs: Amazon eCommerce, Twitter, Yahoo BOSS. More at our TrackTVLinks profile.
  • TrackTVLinks

  • SalesClark: An intelligent shopping assistant that communicates in plain English with online shoppers in order to quickly find the best and cheapest fit for their needs. APIs: Amazon eCommerce, Commission Junction, LinkShare. More at our SalesClark profile.
  • SalesClark

    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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