Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Video, Bluetooth, Location, and Games. One highlight today is the Accelerite Location-as-a-Service API, which enables mobile device location aggregation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
With roughly one-third of our entire mashup directory composed of mapping mashups, we've come to expect a lot if a site plans to use a map. That said, we're still big fans of maps and are always excited to see something new. Each of the mashups below brought something new, whether it's interaction, data, visualization--or all three.
Geo APIs are popular in today's mobile, ever-connected world. It's hard to find an oft-used app without mapping functionality of some sort. While the likes of Google Maps and other services have popular APIs, there is a visible lack of standardization in geocoding that the OGC seeks to remedy.