Our Foursquare Developer community has hacked together a few sample applications to help you get a sense for how to use the Foursquare API. Feel free to check out and use the source code for inspiration—and follow our Foursquare Developers Blog for more!

Also if you’ve built one yourself that you’d like to add to this list, feel free to submit it here.


Ride Up for Android

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A ride hailing app showcasing the “Snap-to-Place” use case for Foursquare’s API. Ride Up uses Foursquare’s PlacePickerSDK for Android in order to suggest nearby pick-up locations.

Ride Up


Augmented Reality + Places API

A brief guide on how to visualize Foursquare check-ins using the Mapbox Unity SDK, ARKit and Foursquare’s API.

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Mr. Jitters for iOS

An iOS app that uses Foursquare’s API to first find where you are currently, and then searches the nearby area for the best coffee spots!

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Mr. Jitters for Android

An Android app that uses Foursquare’s API to first find where you are currently, and then searches the nearby area for the best coffee spots!

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