Mashups using the same API (174)
Steven Willmott takes a look at the implications of the Oracle vs Google decision including the confusion that will result for developers and what can be done about it. The confusion stems from the lack of clarity over what exactly will be afforded copyright protection and if this ruling puts the API community on a slippery slope where copyright can be applied to smaller and smaller bits of an API's design.
When Google announced its Maps Data API (our Google Maps API profile), it provided programmatic access to the features available in the Google My Maps product. With it, developers can create, organize and update maps. Could it also replace a database for holding geographic points?
Last week, online mapping platform Mapbox announced the launch of Smart Directions, a premium addition to its core offering which allows organizations and developers to incorporate maps into their applications. With Smart Directions, companies and developers are given the ability to create custom routing profiles which enable them to describe how users should be taken from their starting points to their destinations.
Foreca Weather Map
||The Foreca Weather Map API provides weather forecasts and observations as map overlays worldwide. Precipitation radar images, atmospheric weather forecasts, and satellite images are typically...||Weather||01.12.2018|
Vehicle Query Free DVLA
||The Vehicle Query Free DVLA API allows developers to lookup a vehicle using the vehicle registration mark (VRM), also known as the "number plate". Queries return the vehicle's tax status, MOT status...||Auto||01.03.2018|
Google Maps Geocoding
||The Google Maps Geocoding API provides programmatic access to geocoding and reverse geocoding services for addresses. Geocoding converts addresses to geographic coordinates, and reverse geocoding...||Mapping||12.06.2017|
Google Maps Time Zone
||The Google Maps Time Zone API allows developers to get time offset data for any location on earth. Developers can request information for a specific latitude/longitude pair and date, and the API will...||Mapping||12.06.2017|
Google Maps Directions
||The Google Maps Directions API calculates directions for traveling between locations programmatically. Users can get directions for different modes of transportation, such as transit, driving,...||Mapping||12.05.2017|