Mashups using the same API (12)
This map from Cartologic is using cartoview to show Twitter, Gowalla, Foursquare, Youtube, Yelp, Flickr, Weather, Events, Wikipedia with the Google Earth browser plug-in.
Hipster lets users uncover information about real world locations. The iPhone app uses Foursquare, Gowalla and Facebook to let users follow locations that theyâ€™ve checked in to.
This map from Cartologic is using cartoview to show Twitter, Gowalla, Foursquare, Youtube, Yelp, Flickr, Weather, Events, Wikipedia with an OpenLayers map.
It may seem like lately geo APIs and mashups are getting a lot of coverage here on ProgrammableWeb, and for due reason: the geo API providers have been busy. From the release of v3 of the Google Maps API to the release of Yahoo!'s Placemaker "geo-enrichment" platform, there has been a lot of activity on the mapping front in the last few weeks.
Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is making some of the imagery used in its Virtual Earth platform available for purchase (more on Virtual Earth in our VE SDK profile). The imagery, taken with Microsoft's proprietary UltraCam shown below is available for approximately 200 cities (in high resolution and averaging less than two years old).
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Monitoring, and Home Automation categories, among others. Here's a summary of what is new.
||The AirMap API integrates tools that help create GIS, and drone applications. The API offers information related to advisories, notice requirements, and can interact with airspace obstacles, and...||Mapping||12.26.2016|
||With the Elevation API you can get the elevation of a geographic point and can be used with the Python lib elevation API. The data provided comes from the ASTER GDEM dataset, a product of NASA and...||Geography||12.13.2016|
||The TripGo API allows you to plan door-to-door trips using a large variety of public and private transport. It integrates real-time information and, for selected providers, allows users to book and...||Transportation||12.12.2016|
US County Boundary
||The US County Boundary API shows the borders of the different counties in the United States. It allows developers to select and shade the counties of users. The RESTful API is anchored on the NodeJS...||Mapping||12.09.2016|
i-Boating GPS Nautical Charts and Fishing Maps
||i-Boating is a provider of ENC (Electronic Navigation Charts), Bathymetric maps,...||Mapping||12.02.2016|