Best New Mashups: Price Tracker, IM Bot, and Soccer Simulation via Twitter

Adam DuVander
Oct. 23 2009, 02:01AM EDT

We're getting close to 4,400 mashups in our directory. While there are lots of good new entries, let's look at a few that caught our eye recently as fun and original.

  • MyItemTracker: Tracks Amazon product pricing. Graphs the last 30 changes, as well as all-time pricing. Allows you to set up email alerts for when a product hits your desired price. APIs used: Amazon eCommerce. More at our MyItemTracker profile.
  • MyItemTracker

  • Loonybot IM Alerts: Provides subscription-based and on-demand information alerts to your jabber based IM (e.g., Google Talk). Just add as a buddy in your IM. APIs used: Google App Engine, Google Talk. More at our Loonybot IM Alerts profile.
  • Loonybot IM Alerts

  • Futweet : A unique Twitter Game of Brazilian Football Championship. Much of the site is in Portuguese. APIs used: Twitter. More at our Futweet profile.
  • Futweet

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    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.