Mashups using the same API (2577)
See when the next streetcars are coming (Toronto) and watch them move on a map in real time. Desktop and mobile friendly.
This mashup visualizes Twitter data collected during the 2011 NCAA basketball tournament using the Twitter Streaming API. For each matchup in the bracket, the map lights up one team's colors...
Localley is a tool that broadens the functionality of the Facebook Places feature by letting you check in various places using a date and time in the future.
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Nokia, with new devices like the Nokia N97 making gadget blog headlines and the opening of the Ovi Store last month, is in the midst of a big push to expand and open its platform to web developers of all stripes. The $250,000 prize money offered in the Calling All Innovators Contest is one of the largest prizes for developers that we've seen, along with a hefty $30K in prizes for the Apps on Maps Contest. And finally, a new Ovi Maps API offers rich 2D and 3D views, optimized for mobile as well as website applications.
It's been over a month since an explosion on an off-shore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico started leaking millions of gallons into the ocean. As with other major events, developers create mashups to help make sense of and consume the massive amounts of news available. Below are three examples of such sites, with a focus on the latest crisis.
Yesterday, Yahoo announced its new Internet Location Platform API, "a resource for managing all geo-permanent named places on Earth" that "provide[s] the Yahoo! Geographic Developer Community with the vocabulary and grammar to describe the world's geography in an unequivocal, permanent, and language-neutral manner."
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