Mashups using the same API (2577)
Indonesian election aided by Silicon Valley coder's use of API. Google reportedly testing an "Explore Nearby" feature in Maps. Plus: a Facebook video scam that is hard to block because of an API, and Chrome replaces 30 year-old Windows font rendering technology.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Mapping and Location APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
As portable GPS devices become increasingly commonplace in cars, it was only a matter of time that such devices would become also networked and programmable. Dash Navigation, the maker of Dash Express, a "two-way, Internet-connected GPS navigation system," announced yesterday DashApps, an API and developer program for the Dash Express.
||The CMaps Analytics API offers an integration point for map services such as Google Maps, Mapbox, Leaflet, Carto, ESRI, and more. CMaps Analytics provides low level functionality, diverse data, and...||Mapping||07.05.2017|
||The SITA FlightFollower API streams live map images of routes for progressing flights. It allows users to search information on the basis of departure or arrival airports, flight number, or airline...||Air Travel||06.16.2017|
||The GDELT Project keeps an eye on the global mass media and monitors news from broadcast, print, and web sources in more than 100 languages from virtually every part of the world. The Project...||Media||06.16.2017|
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|