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Dept. of Computer Science
Portland State University

 

Mash-o-matic is a utility to automatically generate mash-ups (web applications that combine information from different sources). Out of the box, Mash-o-matic can generate data for mash-ups based on the Google Maps API, and generate the mash-ups themselves. It can be easily customized to use other map tools such as Yahoo! Maps and Virtual Earth.

We have used Mash-o-matic to create a mash-up that displays a map of the Portland State University campus. We spent about five hours to create this mash-up, and wrote no code to create it.

Example Mash-ups

  • Portland State University Campus Map

Using the Google Maps API                      Using the Yahoo! Maps Simple API                      Using Google Earth KML (requires Google Earth)

Linking to the Portland State University campus map

  • Portland Metro Food Markets (developed for the Oregon Department of Agriculture)

Using the Google Maps API                      Using Google Earth KML (requires Google Earth)

Technical Stuff

Mash-o-matic Overview

Tools and information related to mash-ups

See also

Overcast

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