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Chris Ismael
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide with over 100 million unique visitors per month.  Their service is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of the global GDP. You may search the Indeed job index using their API.  This allows you to submit job searches and receive results via a structured format which can be incorporated into your website or application. Try Indeed’s API absolutely free of charge for commercial and non-commercial purposes.…
Chris Ismael
Thanks to our friend Mustafa Khan and everyone at Innovation Endeavors we got an early start to the weekend.  Last night DJ Effit kept the party going and chef Mark Mullan prepared the best guacamole and quesadillas we’ve every tasted.  Thanks guys! Artist George Lin dropped by Mashape’s office and created an amazing cityscape of San Francisco.  We asked our guests to sign their names and add a little color to the mural.  Looks incredible, don’t you think? Have a great weekend – party like a Mashaper! Mashape Party Wall…
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Mashape is proud to have Insto join our community. Insto is an API designed to bring realtime web to your application. Utilizing SSL secured javascript and REST APIs, Insto lets you add scalable and secure realtime functionality within minutes. Insto utilizes a combination of HTML5 Websockets and Node.Js to make the realtime communication possible, with its Javascript API providing compatibility all the way back to Internet Explorer 6. As Insto states, “we believe that developers should be concentrating on creating exciting applications, not managing complicated systems or infrastructure.” Give Insto a try, we think you’ll like it!…
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Visit mashape.com/contest for details and instructions. Contest ends July 22nd.  You like cool stuff? So do we! That’s why we are having a contest this week where you can win awesome schnitzel. It’s pretty basic, you share our API marketplace with others and we reward you with prizes. The grand prize winner will receive a Parrot AR Drone2.0! So everyone has a fair shot at winning something we will also be awarding 5 random participants with $50 thinkgeek gift cards. Trust us, there is a lot of great geeky things you could get for $50 from thinkgeek. Good…
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As an API Marketplace, Mashape facilitates billing for API providers and consumers.  As such, we continuously strive to provide features and tools that help developers manage their API subscriptions. We are happy to announce that we are now sending usage alerts.  When you approach 80% of your subscribed plan limit, we’ll send you an email. Email Usage Alerts when API usage approaches limit   We hope that you find this feature useful in managing your API subscriptions.  As always, please feel free to send us a note at support@mashape.com if you have comments and suggestions.…
Chris Ismael
Last weekend we had the privilege of being a sponsor to the HumanAPI Hackathon.  The Human API is a platform that lets developers easily and securely integrate health data into their apps.  It lets you aggregate all your health information from other providers/APIs and selectively access health information in groups (e.g. Activities, Blood glucose, etc).  This gives developers a holistic view of a person’s health information that can be used to contribute to the progress in the medical/health industry through apps. The 24-hackathon ended with 30 creative projects ranging from a ‘Mommy’ app (that constantly nags you to get…
Chris Ismael

What is API World?

API World is simply the largest API conference and expo – a worldwide event for thousands of developers, API providers, and entrepreneurs shaping the future of the API economy. It was created with the mission to be technology-neutral catalyst of connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers. If you are a coder, a startup, or an enterprise that consumes or provides multiple APIs, this is your event.

Who’s going to be at API World?

We have an elite lineup of speakers including ProgrammableWeb founder John Musser, VMware ex-CTO and…