Mashups using the same API (2577)
We're used to seeing start-ups built on top of APIs. We even wrote a series of posts to do it yourself. Fueled by the popularity of location-sharing site FourSquare, marketers are using the FourSquare API (our FourSquare API profile) to promote their products.
Factual Inc, a company founded by ex-Googler Gil Elbaz that is creating a collaborative data platform, announced extensions to its Factual APIs today that are aimed at improving the ability to target advertising and provide other geo-based capabilities in mobile applications. The three new APIs, Geopulse, Reverse Geocoder, and World Geographies, fill gaps and extend the scope of Factual’s API portfolio. But the way that Factual thinks about its APIs also holds lessons for anyone who is mapping out an API strategy of their own.
Data displayed on Google Maps are perhaps the most popular types of mashups today. Seeing things on a map helps you better understand, memorize and relate data to where you can physically find them. But is a map visualization suitable also for non-geographical data? Internet conference Web 2.0 created a Points of Control map showing a fantasy landscape of Internet companies, complete with markers and zoom levels.
||Sygic's Autocomplete search is web based service that allows you to search as you type, providing suggestions that best match your input that is based on input string and your geolocation. The Sygic...||Travel||08.06.2017|
Sygic Route Optimization
||The Sygic Route Optimization API helps to find optimal waypoint sequence for routes with up to 200 stops. This request includes; Settings, Locations, Vehicles and more. The Sygic Travel itinerary...||Air Travel||08.06.2017|
||The Sygic Geocoding API allows you to retrieve GPS coordinates and complete address info for searched address. The Sygic Travel itinerary incorporates a travel planner into your website or mobile app...||Travel||08.06.2017|
||The Sygic Routing API is a cloud service that calculates routes from one location to another that includes; Waypoints with time windows, Avoid specific road types, Avoid specific block of map defined...||Travel||08.06.2017|