Hackathon

Congratulations to #AngelhackNYC Mashape category winners!

We would like to congratulate the two teams that won the Mashape categories at AngelhackNYC!  Awesome job guys! We look forward to opening up opportunities for you by promoting your hacks with the Mashape community, and connecting you with developers/entrepreneurs/businesses that might take interest Also, congratulations to the AngelhackNYC grand prize winner Kronicle! As well as the 70+ teams that participated in AngelhackNYC.  We’d reach out to everyone soon! And finally, thanks to the organizers of Angelhack and Huge for arranging a well-attended hackathon in New York. Without further ado, our winners! Springsense (Meaning Recognition) Category Check out Lance Nanek...

#AngelhackNYC Mashape API partner prizes + demos

We’re live here at AngelhackNYC!  Here are some links to demos and prizes that will be shown in our presentation in a bit  Good luck to all participants! Links List of 50+ Machine learning APIs  Skybiometry Face Recognition (WebRTC) - http://fadomire.futureauth.jit.su/ Face recognition using Javascript - http://jsfiddle.net/ismaelc/fgq7L/ International chat in your local language - http://worldchat.io/ Profanity API - https://www.mashape.com/nsure-io/profanity#!documentation Nudity Search API - https://www.mashape.com/ivladmin/imagevision-nuditysearch#!documentation Face mash API - https://www.mashape.com/rogerils/face-9#!documentation Get app API inspiration/ideas here! - http://apirandomizer.com/ Tweet Sentiments - https://www.mashape.com/intridea/tweetsentiments#!endpoint-TweetSentiments-by-search-query Springsense Meaning Recognition - https://www.mashape.com/springsense/springsense-meaning-recognition#!documentation Algorithms.io Recommendation engine - https://www.mashape.com/algorithms-io/recommendation-engine#!documentation Pinterest nude remover - http://www.hackathon.io/pinterest1 Prizes! Springsense (Meaning Recognition) - $500 Amazon gift card $1000 per month of API usage...

Upcoming Hackathons: iCreate Mobility Challenge + APIDays Mediterranea

Mashape is taking part in two upcoming hackathons.  We would like to thank our API partners who are offering free access or mini-prizes for the iCreate Mobility Challenge 2013 (Singapore May 17th) and APIDays Mediterranea (Madrid, May 30).  See bottom for the list of APIs and their offers. For the hackathon organizers: please consolidate your participants’ Mashape IDs and send them a message in Mashape  BEFORE your hackathon.  This will give them ample time to enable access to their private APIs to your participants. If you are a Mashape API partner and interested to offer free access to your...

Congratulations Ronaldo, winner of Mashape April API Hack

Congratulations to Ronaldo Barbachano for winning our Mashape April API Hack!  He used the Speech2Topic API from Yactraq and created a visualization tool to show topics as they occur on a video while it’s playing.  He won a Lego Mindstorm NXT 2.0! You can try his application here and here. Until our next hackathon!...

APIs based on Machine Learning

Here are some Mashape APIs based on Machine Learning to prepare you for our April Hackathon tomorrow (April 6th). Example: Face Recognition using Javascript Example: Yactraq Video Topic Extraction and Transcription using Javascript Nodejs wrapper for Yactraq Creating social “signals” with Ping.It Example: Face Recognition login page...

MusicHackDay SF 2013 Recap

After an intense 24-hour coding stint that started 16th Feb for the MusicHackDay SF 2013 at the Tokbox office, we have picked our Mashape category winner, “Nightingale”, for mashing up a bunch of APIs from Mashape, including Text Processing, Musixmatch, and Word Cloud Generator, to name a few.  Congratulations to Nightingale developer, Vivek Agrawal, for winning the $500 prize from Mashape!  (He was also awarded the best Musixmatch category :)). Nightingale creates a song playlist based on your tweets.  (e.g. I got a bunch of “Flo Rida” songs after Nightingale analyzed my Twitter account).  If you want to try...

Are you ready for Music Hack Day SF 2013?

That’s right, we’re gearing up for another hackathon – Music Hack Day SF 2013   Music Hack Day is an international 24-hour event where programmers, designers, and artists come together to conceptualize, build and demo the future of music.  Software, hardware, mobile, web, instruments, art – anything goes as long as it’s music related. Check out these hacks from last year’s Music Hack Day.  Do you think you’ve got what it takes?  Then register here!  We’ll announce our Mashape API partners soon! See you there!...

Announcing our TVHACKFEST Mashape winner…

We would like to congratulate the PlayAlong team for winning the Mashape category at the recent TVHACKFEST Hackathon @ Moscone Center West hosted by Apps World!  Here’s Jason Townes French talking about their game PlayAlong and how he used the Trivia API in Mashape. According to Jason, he has more games in store for us, and he’s looking to add more Mashape APIs in them  Congratulations again PlayAlong! We would also like to recognize the following teams that incorporated/conceptualized Mashape APIs in their hacks: Metamaps.cc/StoryGraph is a discovery platform with awesome graph visualization. In this video, Ishan Shapiro explains what Metamaps is, and how Mashape could be...

Congratulations to Callinize – DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon Winner!

We would like to congratulate the “Callinize” team for winning the 43-hour DeveloperWeek 2013 Hackathon! What is Callinize? As sales people beholden to our clients, we’ve all been caught off-guard at one point when we receive an unannounced call from a certain client or customer.  The last thing you want to say is “Who is this?” with a tone reserved for telemarketers.  It’s a classic scenario that we all hope to avoid. Callinize solves all that by telling you who’s calling and providing you contextual information pulled from CRM systems. Callinize uses several services to pull this information into...

Hackfest.TV Hackathon @ AppsWorld 2013

*UPDATE: Check our Hackerleague Sponsor site here for ideas on APIs* Hot on the heels of the DeveloperWeek Hackathon, we are again getting ourselves involved in another hackathon – the AppsWorld 2013 Hackfest.tv Hackathon, happening this Thursday Feb 7 – 8th in The Moscone Center.  We are giving away a $500 prize for the best use of APIs in Mashape. What is Hackfest? The aim of TV Hackfest is to provide a range of TV technologies, SDKs, and APIs as well as briefs and competitions – to developers, designers, agencies, creatives, and entrepreneurs to build, design, and show how...