The Mapbox Unity Maps C# SDK is a wrapper for Mapbox location APIs. It allows Unity developers a way to to integrate location into any mobile or online application. The SDK allows you to access and interact with Mapbox from within the Unity 3D platform for Maps, Geocoding, and Directions services. It unlocks global data to generate custom 3D worlds, power location lookup, and incorporates traffic-based directions in your next Unity project. This includes; Mapbox Streets, Satellite imagery, Custom data and more. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers that provides tools for Maps and location data, Location based games, VR and AR applications and more.
Location-sharing service Foursquare was down most of Monday, apparently due to a database issue. No Foursquare website or apps were available. And with the API also down, third party applications were helpless. Yet, it's a good reminder to developers to plan for downtime and to providers to have communications in place to let others know about your service's issues when they arise.
Often we like to highlight mashups that offer useful features such as searching for a new house, planning a vacation or saving on energy costs. Sometimes though, it's nice to use a mashup for no other reason than it is fun. Today we'll look at several gaming mashups that allow users to take a quiz, conduct a treasure hunt and even modify Minecraft.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Entertainment and Education APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.