Definition


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.

ChicagoCrimes.org 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.