Mashups using the same API (11)
Cloud APIs are all about the endpoints: some services follow the current trend of providing a RESTful end point, others use older protocols such as RPC or SOAP, some use newer - push focused - endpoints like WebSockets or HTTP Streaming, others may offer a number of different endpoints to meet different requirements and some just use what seems to be best for a specific job which might mean not strictly following protocol rules. But is providing an endpoint to a service alone good enough? Should a developer really have to care about how a service is built or accessed when they can use a client library?
The Google Maps API naturally has a rich history on ProgrammableWeb. Over the last year or so, Google has released additional maps-related APIs as separate services. One of the latest ones is the Google Distance Matrix API. This allows a developer to submit a matrix of locations, as origins and destinations, and get a list of the distances in return.
||The CMaps Analytics API offers an integration point for map services such as Google Maps, Mapbox, Leaflet, Carto, ESRI, and more. CMaps Analytics provides low level functionality, diverse data, and...||Mapping||07.05.2017|
||The SITA FlightFollower API streams live map images of routes for progressing flights. It allows users to search information on the basis of departure or arrival airports, flight number, or airline...||Air Travel||06.16.2017|
||The GDELT Project keeps an eye on the global mass media and monitors news from broadcast, print, and web sources in more than 100 languages from virtually every part of the world. The Project...||Media||06.16.2017|
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|