Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Science, and Mapping. Highlights include APIs from U.S. Veterans Affairs and an API that returns data and visualizations about agricultural crops. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
As the various offerings by mapping API providers continue to mature, new opportunities have emerged for would-be advertisers and map mashup developers to tap into the ability to include advertising directly on a map. In addition to providing a wealth of information and spatial context, mapping APIs have the potential to serve as an additional venue for advertising.