Mashape Blog

Rumors aboard Mashape's spaceship

Augusto Marietti
Reposted from the Tinypay blog If you’re reading this, my guess is that you didn’t get to have a Valentine date tonight. No worries. At least you have enough time at hands to check out our API that’s launched in private beta today! You can check out all the details of our API on our newly launched developer blog. But first, let me tell you a little story.

The story of our API

The ideas of our API go way back. We’ve started working on it back in July 2010, when we didn’t even know which way to go…
Augusto Marietti
Here’s a video clip of Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti presenting the Mashape platform!…
Augusto Marietti
When Mashape pivoted, we needed to create a brand new data access object (DAO) implementation. There were two main constraints: flexibility and development speed. Flexibility meant a schema-free solution, to keep pushing features even if they required major changes in the database structure. Speed meant a library or a framework that could easily help us during the implementation. Previously, we were using MySQL + Hibernate. We were not able to iterate fast enough on the database as we were stuck with all those tables, columns and migration issues. Hibernate is a good product, but it’s a whole new…
Augusto Marietti
Timeline history of Ikea vs Apple Credits: thenextweb