A mashup is a website or web application that seamlessly combines content from more than one source into an integrated experience.

Related Terms

What is an API or Application Program Interface.

Examples of Mashups

Podbop is where you can subscribe to a town near you and hear mp3s of the bands that are going to be in concert in that town. is a database that integrates the Google Earth database and the Chicago crimes. It gives a list of all the crimes committed in Chicago and also a map of the location of the crimes.

Our Ideas for Mashups

Hunters Paradise
Fishing with Josh and Snow
Moviebook Mania

Class Discussion

We discussed mashups and our research on them in our computer science class.
Class podcast on mashups.

Lesson Plan on Mashups

Our teacher posted a blog entry on how she taught us about mashups in fifteen minutes.