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.

  • 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 -- an aggregator of everything you own. APIs: Amazon S3,, Facebook, FriendFeed, Library of Congress SRW, RPX, Twitter. More at our profile.

  • 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 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 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.