Mashups using the same API (2577)
A mashup for the band Limp Bizkit. See their concert history on a Google Map and watch recommended videos.
A taxi cost calculator based on a traffic forecasting model, combining the Google Maps API and Mapquest's Open Directions service.
Mashup to help you find a cigar-friendly restaurant, bar, or lounge.
As a DC-area resident, I've been one of many local developers saying that the DC Metro needs some sort of API. If anything, just to be able to build or integrate transit routes into existing apps. The wait appears over and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority now has an API.
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.
If you're looking for a traffic data web service, you probably have not been able to find one for free. Now mapping pioneer MapQuest is beta testing a service it says provides "real time traffic information related to incidents, markets and flow."
||The Indian Rail API allows developers to search reserved, un-reserved, and suburban trains using a single interface. This API uses a database of information drawn from multiple sources to cover all...||Transportation||04.19.2017|
||The MyWakes API allows developers to access the MyWakes platform for GPS location detection. Developers can use the API to create and manage their tracks, consumers, users, etc. as well as generate...||Transportation||04.19.2017|
Skyscanner Flights Live Prices
||The Skyscanner Flights Live Prices API allows developers to access live pricing data for flights. Users must create a live pricing service session before they can obtain any data. Client-side...||Air Travel||04.15.2017|
Skyscanner Flights Cache Prices
||The Skyscanner Flights Cache Prices API retrieves the cheapest quotes, routes, and dates from Skyscanner's cached prices. The cheapest dates for a given route can also be retrieved as a 2D array,...||Air Travel||04.15.2017|
||The SITA Weather API allows developers to build weather prediction applications. The RESTful API generates data of current and forecasted weather conditions in different parts of the world. It is...||Air Travel||03.31.2017|