Earlier this month, I attended the APIdays conference
in Sydney, organized by Saul Caganoff of Sixtree
and supported by the ever present Mehdi Medjaoui
Mashape is a recurring face at APIdays, where we’ve been a supporter of the event from the beginning. The conference consists of two tracks over two days. Experts, evangelists and enthusiasts were welcome to attend and learn about what’s happening in the API space.
APIDays Sydney near Redfern hosted in an old repurposed train station
I personally enjoyed talks that featured topics less often discussed in the API landscape, such as security…
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At Mashape, we are always looking for the best conferences where we can share our knowledge and expertise with our fellow developers. Sharing is part of our DNA! We are also huge fans of hackathons, user group meetups, and camp-style events. We are here in the community, and we like to be part of the success of different events by finding creative ways to sponsor them.
Of course, we can’t participate in all tech-related events, but if your primary audience is developers, and you are looking for experienced speakers for non-product pitch talks, let us know! You…
Mashape has been on the road a lot last month, in fact we’ve travelled over 9500 miles collectively to raise awareness around the beautiful world of APIs.
AWS re:Invent 2014
As you might know Amazon organises an annual conference where they announce new Amazon products for the cloud, partnerships and also converges developers from all around the world in a large expo hall. With 13000
sponsors over a period of 3 days who attended the conference, this was the largest conference Mashape has ever attended!
Attendees sitting watching the first keynote
Our first trip started in…
It was great meeting everyone at API World
! We had a whopping turnout of 1000+ developers and delivered tons of tracks. Next year will be bigger!
Here are a few pictures from the 2-day event:
The Mashape crew in their “Keep Calm and Use an API” shirts!
Mashape CEO and co-founder Augusto Marietti talking about the Art of Selling APIs
Top 10 worst API practices from John Musser
APIWorld hackathon participants!
Hope to see you again next year!…
At API Launchpad
yesterday in APIWorld
, 6 companies launched their new APIs. Check them out below (and links to their presentation slides too!):
provides an online memorization platform.
By using a scientifically proven algorithm, Drillster allows users to memorize learning material quicker and more easily. Moreover, Drillster accurately predicts for each individual user when the proficiency has dropped below a pre-set level, triggering users to brush up. Its core functionality is easily integrated into learning management systems, but can be used as a standalone product as well. [Slides]
If you like to cook, you probably get many recipes…
API World is just around the corner; thankfully, tickets are still available to this amazing event. Get your tickets now
! You don’t want to miss one of the many workshops, plus 2013’s largest API Hackathon
. Over 1200 developers have registered for the conference!
API World is the first large-scale conference and expo with a goal of organizing the new API Economy. The event’s mission is to be neutral and facilitate connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers. If you’re a coder, a startup, or an enterprise that consumes or provides multiple…
What is 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…
Mashape demo at Gluecon
Last week at Gluecon 2013
, we had the opportunity to show some cool demos that demonstrate the breadth and sophistication of APIs you can discover and use in Mashape. We focused on Machine Learning
, Natural Language Processing
, and Sentiment Analysis APIs
Below are links to demos shown during the presentation, as well as links to relevant news and references that point out to the growing popularity and importance of machine learning in the API realm.
Demos and APIs
World chat with local translation (using Mashape + Firebase) – http://worldchat.io/#
We’re excited to be part of DeveloperWeek 2013
, starting tomorrow! We’d love to meet up and chat with everyone. Here’s our schedule:
Friday, February 1 – (2) minute talk @ 7:00pm (Chris)
Saturday, February 2 – (30) minute coaching breakout @ 2:30pm – 3:00pm (Chris)
Sunday, February 3 – (2) minute talk @ 1:00pm (Chris)
Tuesday, February 5 – “How to Monetize your API” @ 5:00 – 5:40pm (Augusto)
Wednesday, February 6 – “API Strategy for Developers” Panel @ 10:00 – 10:40am (Augusto)
Join us for drinks and a whole night of fun at the