Mashups using the same API (136)
This is a Google Maps app that displays GeoRSS files. It implements two different varieties of GeoRSS, plus all of Yahoo!'s enhancements to GeoRSS including address geocoding and a couple of...
Get driving directions on your iPod Video, Nano or Photo. Enter starting and ending address, verify, then export. Supports Mac and Windows.
Get the weather via this all-Yahoo! mashup.
It's funny that when I talk to people in the travel industry about mashups and APIs, most of them get glazed looks in their eyes. Throw in terms like location based services or geospatial awareness and I've lost them. What most of them don't realize is that the majority of the travel apps that are starting to come out, both online and for mobile are mashups that are relying on location awareness and geospatial data. Many of them, like Pocketvillage are a consumer interface on top of a variety of APIs all normalized for a single homogenous user experience. That's right, it's essentially a metasearch tool that pulls in content from a variety of sources including Viator, GetYourGuide, TourCMS, Rezgo, AirBnB, and many others. What differentiates a metasearch like Pocketvillage from other metasearch applications however, is the fact that with location based services enabled, Pocketvillage can return content based on your current location. The issue right now however is that not all geo data is equal. Not all APIs provide geolocation information and some return it based on different criteria.
Every day Foursquare users create millions of check-ins using the location-sharing platform. Those may be only a small fraction of the traffic seen by its API, which we've estimated receives at least 5 billion requests per month. The company continues to expand the local data made available via its API, so developers of all sorts are finding it a rich resource for building their apps.
Last week at Where 2.0, Yahoo's Gary Gale discussed "geosetta", the concept of a geographic Rosetta Stone, which allows for a unified conversion of geographic namespaces based on different geographic reference identifiers (e.g., Yahoo's Where on Earth ID, or WOEID). The idea behind geosetta is that developers should be able to easily identify and cross reference a location among multiple service providers despite any disparities that may be inherent in the respective namespaces.
AerisWeather Maps Platform
||The AerisWeather Maps Platform provides weather information in graphical form that includes a set of weather layers for past, current and future options, and customization options allowing you to...||Weather||06.12.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Map Tile
||The DigitalGlobe Web Map Tile Service defines a set of functions to return actual features with geometry and attributes, to be used in any type of geospatial analysis. The WMTS Implementation...||Cloud||06.11.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Feature
||The DigitalGlobe Web Feature Service provides vector metadata, including imagery footprints, in GML format and supports the following OGC-defined operations; GetCapabilities, DescribeFeatureType and...||Cloud||06.09.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Coverage
||The DigitalGlobe Web Coverage Service allows the user to directly download raster image data in JPEG2000 or GeoTIFF format and supports the following operations; GetCapabilities, DescribeCoverage,...||Cloud||06.09.2017|
DigitalGlobe Cloud Web Map
||The DigitalGlobe Web Map Service is an interoperable, distributed web mapping system that defines a set of functions to achieve WMS capabilities. Requests that conform to the OGC WMS specification...||Cloud||06.09.2017|