Mashups using the same API (2577)
Largest magazine on Cape Town: news, articles, things to do and unique accommodation selections for Cape Town and South Africa.
Searches recent local news articles from Google News and plots it onto a Google Map giving perspective to the wide range of local news subjects.
If there is a segment that is ripe for integration it is travel. APIs in the travel segment have been around for a very long time. In fact, some of the earliest APIs are based on Electronic Data Interchange, which dates back to the 1960s. Granted many of these connections are highly complex enterprise only integrations, it is a history that should bode well for modern day integrations, should it not? Despite a long history of interconnectedness, much of the travel space still remains behind closed doors. The major global distribution systems, represented by Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus all offer powerful APIs of their own, but their commercial requirements tend to be out of the league of most application developers. In spite of the limitations the travel industry has effectively self imposed, there still exists many opportunities to monetize sites using travel APIs. There are several types of APIs available in the travel space. Most are transactional and some are content driven. Let's take a look a broad categorization of available travel APIs.
A year ago Twitter was just a microblogging platform. Sure, it was a popular one, but it wasn't until the announcement of its geotagging API that it took its first step toward being a location platform. Since then, it has expanded its offering to include the four geo APIs I've categorized below.
Flat maps have a hard time communicating elevation changes, but now you can access the data to visualize as you want. Google Maps added two elevation services, bringing you the meters above sea level for any point on earth.
||The Indian Rail API allows developers to search reserved, un-reserved, and suburban trains using a single interface. This API uses a database of information drawn from multiple sources to cover all...||Transportation||04.19.2017|
||The MyWakes API allows developers to access the MyWakes platform for GPS location detection. Developers can use the API to create and manage their tracks, consumers, users, etc. as well as generate...||Transportation||04.19.2017|
Skyscanner Flights Live Prices
||The Skyscanner Flights Live Prices API allows developers to access live pricing data for flights. Users must create a live pricing service session before they can obtain any data. Client-side...||Air Travel||04.15.2017|
Skyscanner Flights Cache Prices
||The Skyscanner Flights Cache Prices API retrieves the cheapest quotes, routes, and dates from Skyscanner's cached prices. The cheapest dates for a given route can also be retrieved as a 2D array,...||Air Travel||04.15.2017|
||The SITA Weather API allows developers to build weather prediction applications. The RESTful API generates data of current and forecasted weather conditions in different parts of the world. It is...||Air Travel||03.31.2017|