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Watch Twitter updates in Second Life with this Twitter Fountain. Sit by the fountain of real-time tweets and watch them bubble up. This YouTube video gives you the quick demo.
This gadget grabs the Yahoo weather feed for any US zip code or international country code, and updates an object to display the current weather in Second Life.
Gridmarker.com is a free place to store, share, view, and search for your favorite locations in Second Life. You can also find new places to explore by viewing and searching favorite locations of...
Our API directory now includes 97 games APIs. The newest is the Ryzom API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SecondLife API. We list 7 SecondLife mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of games APIs.
VirWoX, the Virtual World Exchange for trading currencies in virtual worlds like Second Life, recently unveiled the VirWoX API. The API provides live access to real time quotes from the VirWoX marketplace, where the currency for Second Life, called Linden dollars, can be traded in several real-life currencies (see our VirWoX API profile for details). The Virtual World Exchange provides opportunities for Second Life members to buy and sell Linden dollars in U.S. dollars, Euros (EUR), UK pounds (GBP), and other currencies, potentially reducing the transaction costs for converting between real-life money and Linden dollars.
Earlier this month the Sunlight Foundation announced the winners of their Mashup Congress contest. See our earlier coverage Mashup Congress, Win Money for some background. The judges included Esther Dyson, Craig Newmark, and Jimmy Wales.
||The Mapbox Directions API will show you how to get where you're going. With the Directions API, you can: calculate optimal driving, walking, and cycling routes, produce turn-by-turn instructions and...||Mapping||03.01.2017|
Mapbox Map Matching
||The Mapbox Map Matching API snaps fuzzy, inaccurate traces from a GPS unit or a phone to the OpenStreetMap road and path network using the Directions API. This produces clean paths that can be...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Distance API returns all travel times between many points. It allows you to build tools that efficiently check the reachability of coordinates from each other, filter points by travel time...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Geocoding API does two things: geocoding and reverse geocoding. Geocoding lets you convert location text into geographic coordinates. Reverse geocoding turns geographic coordinates into...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||This API grants access to Mapbox resources on behalf of a user. All accounts have a public token by default. Additional tokens can be created to grant additional, or more limited, privileges....||Mapping||02.28.2017|