Mashups using the same API (2577)
New York Subway and Bus Maps with point to point directions. Useful and well designed.
Over 8,600 colleges and universities in the US plotted on a Google map with street views and additional school information.
MapDays allows users to refine event searching by location and time.
Take a look at our API directory and you will quickly note that the Google Maps API continues to reign as the most popular API used for mashups. As the API continues to gain momentum, several new utilities have emerged to improve the user experience (or UX as it has come to be known).
Here is some interesting news that may impact developers using the Google Maps API (our Google Maps API profile). Google has recently made a couple of updates to their terms of service and have posted the the new terms of service here. There was an initial update made in early November, but one that lead to some debate and confusion about a couple of points, which in turn to a subsequent update. The net result is that the terms of service have been streamlined and some previous restrictions have been removed, including a restriction on the use of Google Maps in desktop applications. Here's a summary of the changes:
On its Geo Developers Blog, Google announced time zone functionality for the Google Maps API. Developers around the globe have exhaled a sigh of relief, as time zone functionality has either kept them up at night, required extensive programming, or remained just a bit outside of an apps functionality because it wasn't mandatory (but sure would have been nice).
AerisWeather Maps Platform
||The AerisWeather Maps Platform provides weather information in graphical form that includes a set of weather layers for past, current and future options, and customization options allowing you to...||Weather||06.12.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Map Tile
||The DigitalGlobe Web Map Tile Service defines a set of functions to return actual features with geometry and attributes, to be used in any type of geospatial analysis. The WMTS Implementation...||Cloud||06.11.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Feature
||The DigitalGlobe Web Feature Service provides vector metadata, including imagery footprints, in GML format and supports the following OGC-defined operations; GetCapabilities, DescribeFeatureType and...||Cloud||06.09.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Coverage
||The DigitalGlobe Web Coverage Service allows the user to directly download raster image data in JPEG2000 or GeoTIFF format and supports the following operations; GetCapabilities, DescribeCoverage,...||Cloud||06.09.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Map
||The DigitalGlobe Web Map Service is an interoperable, distributed web mapping system that defines a set of functions to achieve WMS capabilities. Requests that conform to the OGC WMS specification...||Cloud||06.09.2017|