Walk Score aims to create walking communities by matching living spaces with close amenities. The purpose of this Python library created by Peter Hornyack is to get familiar with the API capacities that include to display properties and to search apartments. In addition to API access, developers can consider to mash up walking scores like the ones that require building permits. Dependencies available at https://github.com/pjh/pyutils
Our API directory now includes 56 geocoding APIs. The newest is the SignalFire Postcode API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the geocoder API. We list 39 geocoder mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geocoding APIs.
Canada’s Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is launching a new developer ecosystem to support and stimulate startup innovation in the local search and location based services market, including a certified developer program and four ways to monetize applications. The new developer ecosystem comes partly from the group's work with hackfests. “We got tired of seeing all these great ideas die after the hack, we wanted to make sure these potential local search apps were brought to market," YPG's Bradley Wing said. YPG understands the YellowAPI is a natural extension of its existing business model, and extends the reach of its advertisers by feeding their listings through 3rd parties applications built on the platform.
Skobbler uses the free editable OpenStreetMap to create apps such as GPS Navigation 2, and ForeverMap that provides maps offline that work when you can't be online. The company has just released the Skobbler tiles API. Compatible with popular frameworks like Leaflet, OpenLayers and Google Maps API v3, its API allows you access to its tile server and to embed maps in your applications.