Thursday, November 29, 2007

Yahoo Maps API

8zero2Easy to use mashup for finding Free and Pay WiFi hotspots in the US. Search by address or browse by double clicking on the map. Extensive listings.  
AcidAcid is an enhanced Yahoo Local Services processor. It is an interactive way to gather services data in the U.S.  
ACME GeoRSS Map ViewerThis is a Google Maps app that displays Yahoo! Simple Maps files. It implements all of Yahoo!'s enhancements to GeoRSS, including address geocoding, plus a couple of things from basic RSS that Yahoo! missed. Use with your own GeoRSS and Yahoo Maps.  
Ajax Map ComparisonMap Compare allows you to evaluate which mapping service is best. All three maps are locked together so panning, zooming and changing map types will effect all maps the same. You can also use the tab pane to try out various map features.  
Apartments on Yahoo MapsCraigslist apartment listings plotted on a map, with answers to real-estate and apartment-related questions for your city.  
BatchGeocode.comGeocode addresses in bulk, plot multiple locations to a single map. Built using Yahoo Maps and Yahoo Geocoding API.  
Berkeley-area DoctorsFind doctors in the Berkeley CA area via very useful mashup of the Yahoo Maps API + screen scraped healthcare provider information.  
Bitter CyclistSee where to watch-out by viewing these details of bicycle accidents in San Francisco on a Yahoo Map.  
Blue Home FinderSearch all single-family homes, condos, townhouses, and commercial properties for sale and for rent in Florida. All properties have both information and photos.  
Blue One Realty Related DirectoryBlue One Realty is a real estate related directory. It is based on Yahoo Maps and Flex. People can submit their real estate related web site and company.  
blueorganizerThe blueorganizer is the smart browser extension for Firefox. With this organizer the web turns into everyday objects like books, cars, restaurants and movies. Collect things with 1 click, find new information and share what you find with your friends.  
California State Park FinderWant to find a California State Park? Select from a list of major areas including Los Angeles, San Diego and San Franciso to get a fully annotated Yahoo Map.  
Campus-based Mediation Services Locator MapThis map plots more than 200 college campus-based mediation services using a list from  
Census DashboardA mashup using two StrikeIron APIs, Zip Code Information and Population Demographics By ZIP Code, plus Yahoo Maps to give detailed information for a specific US zip code.  
Chicago Area Blogger MapGreg Gershman's mashup plotting Chicago-area bloggers.  
CityServerAllows you to plot multiple Yahoo Services, in multiple categories, on a Yahoo Flash map.  
CitySlickUnique mapping search interface and drill-down, with lots of links to local resources. Builds a US city information profile from over 20,000 cities in the United States.  
Columbia SC Bike MapYahoo's description: Bike maps require back roads and out-of-the-way rest stops on roads don't have names or details for a rest stop. Elena did a Mashup that works around all those issues.  
CooqyA novel Flash-based interface to search eBay.  
CPI Media TrackerFrom the Well Connected project at The Center for Public Integrity, the Media Tracker is an online database that, aside from mapping broadcast towers, provides an array of data on the reach and influence of companies that control the flow of information.  
CryoFindersCryoFinders lets you track flight status, flight departures, flight arrivals, airport delays and other flight and airport information in real time.  
Dynamic Visitor MapA dynamic Yahoo Map displaying the physical locations of site visitors.  
Earthquakes in Last 7 DaysReal-time, worldwide earthquake list for the past 7 days on Flash-based Yahoo Map.  
Easy One Loan and Home ValuesMashup of Zillow and Yahoo Maps as supplement to online mortgage service.  
eGoWalkFlickr photos + Yahoo! Maps. Click on a city to see your Flickr contacts and then hover over icons to get details.  
ePartyGuide.comNationwide bar, night club, and restaurant reviews. Use this map based search engine to find nightlife across the country.  
Equidistant EatsEnter 2 or 3 addresses and find centrally located restaurants to them. Marker popups include address and phone number info.  
Extreme WebcamsFind skiing and windsurfing webcams with this mashup integrating live webcam pictures with the Yahoo! Flash API. Nice use a banding widget to draw zoom area.  
FindJiraMulti-search engine, searches within many engines and web services and returns information grouped by relevance and media. Uses FindJira framework, open source middleware that simplifies search from different sources.  
Flash EarthZoomable mashup of Google Maps, Virtual Earth and other satellite imagery through a Flash application. Try rotating the compass or building a permanent link to a location.  
Flex, Yahoo Maps, and RSS FeedsDemonstration of a mashup using Yahoo Maps and the new AS3 Communications Kit for Flex 2. Maps GeoRSS or RSS feeds directly onto a map as well as displaying traffic or weather data. Source code available.  
Florida Real EstateBLUE ONE Realty real estate. Search homes in Florida. Search homes, condos, townhouses, and commercial properties by MLS or by city. Ballpark lets you to share and collect your experiences visiting ballparks across the US. Features a guide and gallery powered by Yahoo Maps and Flickr. Ballpark Collection shows an array of all ballparks, highlighting ones you have reviewed.  
GangstaMapInteractive theme your own gangsta map using Yahoo Flash Maps and Google Video. Mashup Camp 3 contest entry.  
Geo!SuggestGeo!Suggest = Yahoo Geocoding API + AJAX. Geo!Suggest, an AJAX interface for the Yahoo! Maps Geocoding API showcases how flexible the Yahoo! Geocoding API is in working with limited input and returning results with floating response level. Source code of  
GeotagthingsSimple spatial bookmarking. Use a delicious style bookmarklet system to tag any url with location information.  
GeoURL Yahoo MappingInteresting application, or hack as author Premshree Pillai says, that shows you sites close to a given URL. Go to for more examples.  
Google vs Yahoo MapsA nice way to see the any location side-by-side in Google and Yahoo Maps. Even dragging one map drags the other.  
Home LocatorSearch real estate listings with photos and maps. Winner of the Adobe Flex Developer Derby.  
HomethinkingHomethinking monitors real estate transactions to know what each agent has done and also customer reviews about the job they did.  
homeValence.comWeb site dedicated to housing appreciation rates. Several mapping mashups being developed but currently available to registered users only.  
Hungry ServiceSend an SMS to find restaurants offering special deals in your location, then make reservations. Integrates with data.  
iamcaltrainGood use of Yahoo! Maps + Flickr to show CalTrain route and schedule data with station photos.  
iPod DirectionsGet driving directions on your iPod Video, Nano or Photo. Enter starting and ending address, verify, then export. Supports Mac and Windows.  
iWayUse your iPod as your guide through this service that creates downloadable iPod-friendly directions from Yahoo Maps.  
JauntletJauntlet is a tool for travelers to add travel plans and maps to many popular sites including MySpace, Facebook, and Blogger.  
JobsnFeedsJobs, feeds, and maps to get you the job.  
Libraries411Find public libraries in the US and Canada. Data for more than 20,000 libraries available. Choose Yahoo or Google Maps.  
LIME LocalCommunity-generated directory of Green places. Users are asked to submit and share environmentally friendly, sustainable and healthy businesses and services.  
Local eBay AuctionsSave on shipping with this Yahoo Maps + eBay mashup to show auctions within your local zip code.  
LookLOCALLookLOCAL is a unique online mapping and local search service. View over 6,000 traffic cams, view travel related KML files and import your own, search or get directions, and compare Google Maps, Yahoo Local Maps, and Live Search Maps.  
Map of BucharestA comprehensive map of sites in the city of Bucharest, Romania.  
MapBuilderOnline tool to generate code for Google and Yahoo maps. Does not required knowledge of the APIs or JavaScript. Share your own maps and explore maps created by others.  
MappingtonA user-created atlas of the world. Search for a place and see maps, photos, videos, articles, and user opinions of that place.  
Maps by IDELIXGoogle Maps, Yahoo Local Maps, and Windows Live Local all in one location. Search for businesses, get directions, explore and discover using patented lensing technology from IDELIX.  
Maps for Photos and WikipediaFind various US locations and get weather forecasts, Wikipedia geo articles and Flickr photos.  
MetroMashYahoo Maps, Local Search, Traffic Reports and Upcoming Events all mashed together.  
Mile CalculatorAllows users to drag a path using the mouse on a mapped location and finds the miles or kilometers traversed over it.  
Mobile GMapsMobile GMaps is an application that displays Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, Windows Live Local and Maps and satellite imagery on Java J2ME-enabled mobile phones, PDAs and other devices.  
Molu The Search Spider PlacesDeveloped as an add-on to the search engine, Molu, enter a city and then view it mapped, along with Flickr photos, Wikipedia entries, weather, YouTube videos, and more about the location. Print the image on a custom goodie.  
MotelPointExtensive motel and accommodation directory. Find information on more than 12,385 motels and 47,831 accommodations.  
MP3 ArtistServer Music MapYou can browse and listen to music using a map. If you join you can download the music for free. A listing of nearly 150 musical genres on left, a map and chat window on right.  
MusicTonicSlick music information mashup with photos, videos and news. Search or browse artists by name or genre.  
Nationwide What You Need MapYahoo! hacker Mike Heideman pulls a lot franchises together under one roof of Americana - fast food, wifi, diesel, hotel, and car rentals.  
NewsMaprBrowse the most popular news stories by category using Yahoo Maps.  
Nurse Facility LocatorSearchable application for nurse recruitment campaign. Users can narrow results with multiple search parameters and are provided with facility information, a map, demographics and the ability to save sites as favorites.  
NYC Movie LocationsScenes From the City is a great mashup. Find the locations of iconic Made in NY films with the Yahoo Map made for the 40th Anniversary of the Mayors Office of Film. Lots of ways to search including director and scene type.  
ocarto a meta map mashupCool way to create and save your own hybrid maps using several mapping APIs. This mashup layers Google, Yahoo, MS Virtual Earth, and Terraserver maps into one interface - similar to the way Photoshop layers work.  
Official Flickr MapMillions of Flickr photos have been geotagged and placed on a Yahoo Map. Uses the recently added Geo features of Flickr. Add a special tag for photos from events and they will be linked to that page automatically.  
Ojor.comWorld Community, travel, photos, videos. Data from Yahoo Maps, Yahoo Travel, Flickr and YouTube.  
ParentographyMap-based parenting community.  
PhoneBackr PhoneBackr is a mashup that acts like a searchable reverse telephone directory. PhoneBackr simulates the functions of a reverse elephone directory using search data and various APIs. The results are then rendered on a Yahoo Flash Map.  
Potrero Hill Crime MapCrime mashup of the upscale San Francisco neighborhood.  
Provincial Capitals of Canadacan quiz you on your knowledge of Provincial Capitals of Canada. See if you can guess the name before you click on each icon.  
RDF CalendarRDF Calendar, which is a typical Events handling application, now supports Google Calendar API. It can retrieve events information from Google Calendar, eventful, and, can can map events.  
Red vs Blue MediaChoose your news stories based on your political preferences. Newspaper articles will appear spread on the US map in red or blue.  
RunningMap.comPlot a path on a map and the distance is calculated. Locations across North America are supported. Handy measurement tool for running or walking.  
San Diego Road ConstructionA Yahoo Map of the San Diego road construction projects with details, cost estimates and completion date.  
San Diego Trolley MapJeffrey McManus from Yahoo!'s Developer Network created this nice interactive map of San Diego's trolleys.  
San Francisco Traffic CamsCollection of traffic webcams plotted on a Yahoo! Map.  
ScheeduleScheedule is a registration website that allows students to schedule for classes by showing them all of their possible schedules.  
Schmap Customizable WidgetsCustomizable widgets that combine maps with photos and points of interest like restaurants, hotels, attractions, and shops for 200 destinations throughout the US, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.  
Seattle Italian Foodin the Captitol Hill neighborhood. From food206.  
SF Bay Area Home SalesFrom Yahoo Maps: Jamie Glenn plotted home sales data for 200+ zip codes in the Bay Area from May 2004 to May 2005. Blue means going up month over month, orange means going down. Click on them to see the year over year details.  
SF Caltrain MapClick on station location to get details including full schedules.  
Small Yahoo Maps in FlexDemonstrates the workaround provided by Yahoo for using Maps in Flex 2. Uses some sample code as base and adds some simple features like plotting geoRSS, regular RSS, and traffic and weather by zip code.  
SMS GeoBlogging ServiceBlog based on your location. Users can request posts based on their location or subscribe to RSS feeds. It also provides a way for users to enrich their blogs with Yahoo Pipes.  
Soccer Fields in PhoenixA Yahoo! Map to help players and parents plan their soccer outings.  
Stuff a BlogThis webapp for bloggers to create content-rich blog posts. Type in keywords, select content, and it returns the HTML. Returns relevant data from Flickr, Yahoo Maps, Amazon and others.  
Table Tennis Tourney MapFrom Yahoo Maps: Here is a mashup plotting the USATT-sanctioned table tennis tournaments in Pacific Region by Sudhish Iyer.  
TagMapsTagMaps is a toolkit to visualize text geographically on a map. Check out the sample applications, where we use Flickr tags on a map to build a world exploration tool.  
Thailand DetailsShows 76 Changwats in 6 zones of Thailand. Provides information in Thai.  
The Center of Silicon ValleyToni Schneider mapped the 10 most valuable Silicon Valley tech company locations and then computed their average location weighted by stock market valuation.  
TownKingsMap and local based social community.  
TownPup UK Village GuideThe most lovable pooch in the UK is collared up and barking at the door, ready to take you on a mashed-up guided tour of United Kingdom towns and villages. It is built on an ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005, and uses APIs from Flickr and Eventful.  
Trip OrganizerA 360 degree view of a location while organizing a vacation or business trip. Uses 8 different APIs.  
U.S. of AjaxThe United States of Ajax allows you to visit 20,261 Cities within 3,140 Counties in the United States. Data is available for each State, County and City. Dozens of data sources linked.  
Unthirsty.comHappy hour finder mashup with Google Maps. Happy hours sortable by drink specials, food specials, wifi, and patios. Also, what is happening right now.  
USGuidezGuide to events, attractions and businesses for cities across the United States. is a search engine for classified ads. You can search products, jobs, housing, and more using a novel faceted search interface. allows users to search by keywords or use a dynamic navigation control.  
Weather BonkRich mashup with live weather, forecasts, webcams, and more on a Google Map.  
Wildfires in CaliforniaPresents wildfire news stories, using a map. Uses Yahoo Pipes to offer RSS feeds from southern California newspapers, Flickr, and MSN video of the disaster.  
WorldGeoMapClick anywhere on the world map and drill down for country, state, city, and street geo data.  
Yahoo MapMixerAllows other maps to be layered over a Yahoo. Map to show additional detail of a location. Now you can mix together the detail of a point-of-interest map — such as airports, college campuses, sports arenas, historic maps and others.  
Yahoo Maps WidgetOfficial Yahoo Map widget for Yahoo Widgets.  
Yahoo Weather+Yahoo MapsGet the weather via this all-Yahoo! mashup.  
Yahoo! APIs Example with Code Example Yahoo! Map with overlay of Local and Traffic information. With link to article on how this was programmed. By Dan Theurer.  


Anonymous said...

hi Mr Ritesh, i'm a student and i want to make a flight tracking application using mapserver, but i don't know how. would you like to help me, how can i make it?. have you ever make something like this? thankyou very much...

Mr. Ritesh Ambastha said...

Please make yourself more clearer.
You can shoot your queries on
ritesh.linux [at] gmail [dot] com

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