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There is a new way to play FourSquare, the location-sharing game that just celebrated its first birthday. Kickball is an iPhone app that uses the FourSquare API (our FourSquare API profile) to let users check-in or see their friends. But it adds a few features that may have you leaving behind the flagship app that first made FourSquare so popular.
You'd hardly notice the difference unless you were looking for it. MapQuest's latest API is a reinvention of its MapQuest API to display maps. So, what's new? Following the company's recent pattern, MapQuest Open API is based on OpenStreetMaps, the crowd-sourced map favored by many modern geo-hackers.
At the The Next Web Hackathon in Amsterdam, developers played with a lot of new APIs. One that caught our attention is the Gbanga Puppetmaster API. Gbanga is a location-aware gaming platform, intended for use with games where walking around within the real world matter. It's released one game, Gbanga Famiglia, a mobile phone-based app using a theme of mafia families taking over areas and finding loot. Much more exciting, however, is its API, which allows for quests within Famiglia, and other, separate location-based games.
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MapAnything Travel Cost Matrix
||The MapAnything Travel Cost Matrix API provides travel distance and time between a series of locations. It returns travel time estimates that account for predicted traffic based on years of...||Mapping||08.03.2018|
MapAnything Routing Engine
||The MapAnything Routing API provides a suite of constraints that can be used to solve routing issues. The Routing API is based on the concept of an order that represents a request for service over a...||Mapping||08.03.2018|
||The Geolake API enables developers to perform geocoding operations using data from multiple geocoding datasets. It offers a high degree of accuracy and extensive typo correction support. The API can...||Mapping||06.18.2018|
MapQuest Open Search Nominatim
||The MapQuest Open Search Nominatim API is a MapQuest Search Service that relies on data contributed to OpenStreetMap. It is a tool to search through OpenStreetMap data by name, address and reverse...||Mapping||06.11.2018|
||The MapQuest Icons API provides access to a variety of Icon types that include; markers, circles, vias, and more. The API can be used with both the MapQuest Static Map API or the MapQuest Plugins...||Mapping||06.11.2018|