Best New Mashups: World Cup, Interview Questions, and Innovative Online Dating

Adam DuVander
Jun. 30 2010, 02:03AM EDT

We're always excited to see new approaches to old mashup ideas, so we think you'll like the three we've selected below. It's not just a job board when it also includes Q&A--specifically geared toward common interview questions. It's not just a World Cup map when it also attempts to predict the outcome with Twitter. And it's not just another mashup when it's also a dating site for finding someone with similar interests in music.

  • World Cup Mashup : World Cup Mashup combines twitter posts to show the public's predictions of World Cup scores. APIs: Twitter. More at our World Cup Mashup profile.
  • World Cup Mashup

  • Common Interview Questions: Mashup of job postings, interview questions and answers for easy job search and preparation. APIs: indeed. More at our Common Interview Questions profile.
  • Common Interview Questions

  • Tastebuds: Tastebuds is a dating service that uses the API to match single people based on their music tastes. APIs:, MusicBrainz, Yahoo Query Language. More at our Tastebuds profile.
  • Tastebuds

    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.