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Chris Ismael
Mimvi has announced today an agreement with Mashape to distribute Mimvi’s mobile app search and recommendation APIs. The API can be found here: https://www.mashape.com/mimviapps/appsearch Quoting from the press release -> A key component of the agreement is a revenue sharing plan for the distribution and monetization of Mimvi’s APIs. […] It provides developers access to world-class technology… this includes matching mobile apps to content consumed by their users for a richer mobile-first experience, or supplying mobile app search results to websites, mobile products and services. We are very excited with this partnership, and we hope you guys are too!  We’ll…
Chris Ismael
That’s “thank you” in Indonesian. (..err, I hope!) Nokia Indonesia’s Lumia Apps OlympiadImage credit: Nokia Indonesia Community Enthusiasts Recently we had the privilege of being part of Nokia Indonesia’s Lumia Apps Olympiad as prize sponsor for the Mashape/Chatterbox category. The developers who participated had twenty APIs (including the likes of Evernote, and Nokia’s own APIs) to choose from to incorporate in their mobile apps.  Here’s a screenshot of the participating APIs. Participating APIs We would like to congratulate the Kepotify app (video link) for winning the Mashape/Chatterbox category, as well as runner-up Pondok Sukabirus 2.  Awesome job by…
Chris Ismael
ScoreBig is now in Mashape! ScoreBig is the place to save everyday on sports, concert, and theater tickets without paying any fees or shipping charges for the privilege.  Their tickets are 100% guaranteed to be below box office price. You can check out the ScoreBig API here to search for Events, Performers, etc. As always, we’d love to hear your feedback on APIs you’d like to see in Mashape.  Chat with us on Facebook, Twitter, and support@mashape.com
Chris Ismael
We updated Mashape’s header and footer!  Take a look at the new header: The New Mashape Header The goal is to get you to navigate around Mashape in less clicks.  We heard your feedback, and made it faster for you to access your Inbox and Documentation in the header.  We also added a visual cue to access your Dashboard with the globe icon on the left, and moved the Add an API button to the right.  It’s also worth revisiting the user-related pages you can access when you click on your username. Dropdown menu when clicking on username The footer…
Chris Ismael
Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site that sees 1.5 million uploads per day and 1.2 billion daily image views, has announced in TechCrunch the overhaul of their API to allow developers better access to the Imgur infrastructure. The Imgur API is also now ready for commercial use, thanks to Mashape!  You can check out the API here. We are undoubtedly very excited with this update not only because of our partnership with Imgur, but also because this is a nod to Mashape’s goal of providing companies with the fastest, easiest, and the best platform to monetize their APIs…
Chris Ismael
Mashape is hosting some social time and warm holiday greetings for the hackers community of San Francisco. Save the date: December 20th – 7.30pm RSVP HERE! Stormtrooper Christmas Greeting

Merry Christmas!

Join us to meet hackers, talk about all things APIs, drink, socialize, and discuss the future trends for the coming 2013! Do whatever you like; bring friends, and if you want to hack on your project all night, we do have sofas. ^__^ Free beers, drinks and pizza included! Handmade Sangria will be served. PS: Christmas trees are welcome!…
Chris Ismael
UPDATE (Dec 10, 2013):  The instructions below are outdated.  Please head to this post on how to call Mashape APIs in your Android projects. One of the ways that Mashape facilitates easy consumption of APIs is by offering auto-generated client libraries for several programming languages, for each of the APIs.  You can see these as a row of buttons lined up in the middle-right section of each API page in Mashape. Auto-generated client libraries This saves both the API provider and consumer / developer a huge amount of coding time and manpower, which allows them to attend to more important…
Chris Ismael
We’d like to invite our friendly hackers doing their Hackathon now in http://www.facebook.com/groups/win8hack/ to try our API wares! To whet your appetite, here’s an example code that uses Facebook and Chatterbox API to analyze your friends’ status messages. You can download the source code here.  Let us know if you have any questions! Good luck guys!…