Mashups using the same API (2582)
- Italianwinesandfood.com is a mashup project to promote the best of Italian products, but also wine tours in Italy. In a easy-to-use map we collected the main typical Italian products divided by types...
- Tweetmapper lets anyone map their twitter updates through the use of a simple hashtag, #at or #loc. You get your own map tracking your travels and can embed your map in any blog or website.
- A Facebook app that combines Google Maps, Bigtribe Geohana, and Facebook. The result is a more social version of Yelp, with extra features, such as restaurant, golf, and hotel reservations.
Related Articles (716)
Google Maps API has become so entrenched in developer minds, that if you are looking for a mapping feature in your application, you did not look beyond them. But ever since Google announced its pricing last year, websites that have a large number of visitors have been disappointed with the potential fees that they will have to shell out for the services. These websites have responded in typical fashion and they are looking for alternate solutions. This definitely means good news to developers since having competitive choices is a positive thing.
Skobbler uses the free editable OpenStreetMap to create apps such as GPS Navigation 2, and ForeverMap that provides maps offline that work when you can't be online. The company has just released the Skobbler tiles API. Compatible with popular frameworks like Leaflet, OpenLayers and Google Maps API v3, its API allows you access to its tile server and to embed maps in your applications.
The 'Big Data' service Infochimps now offers IP geolocation from Digital Element. Infochimps is best known for making huge datasets available as bulk downloads and through RESTful APIs. Digital Element has traditionally offered enterprise level services to large companies like AOL, CNN, and Ask.Com. Both companies hope that the Infochimps RESTful API interface and aggressive entry pricing will entice smaller companies to use the service.
RELATED APIs (1403)