Open Weather Map is a service that provides weather information with interactive graphics. The Open Weather Map .NET library by Joan Caron is an asynchronous project that interacts with the API. In the official site, users can review the API features that include current weather data, historical data, weather station network, weather forecast, map layers, and data from weather stations. Temperature shows Celsius degrees.
Following-up on yesterday's post on the best new mashups, here is another notable mashup from this past week, yesterday's Mashup of the Day: Gaiagi Driver. What is it? It's a mashed-up 3D driving simulator that uses a lot of web APIs across multiple windows to create a unique driving experience. Give it a starting and ending address and it follows the path created by the directions and shows your present position in four different views:
In late March, Google announced enhancements to their mapping API that gave developers programmatic access to their popular streetview feature. Now there are some very interesting streetview mashups to check-out.
Popular location-based social network Foursquare quietly made the long-teased new version of its API publicly available Tuesday. The changes, embraced by its developer community, include JSON-formatted responses and OAuth-only authentication. Even though the new API is characterized as in beta, the company has also deprecated the previous version, announcing it will no longer be available by the middle of next year.