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Chris Ismael
The first API Hack Sunday at the Mashape Hacker House has been fantastic – the only hackathon that was conducted outdoors. The Mashape developer community on Meetup is now over 70 amazing people (register to stay updated). We had more than 20 hackers who formed 4 teams. The winner was Tuner.io, a web app that analyzes the lyrics and sentiment in popular songs. It was created by mashing-up two main APIs from Mashape: Here’s a set of photos selected with love from Mashapers. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item {…
Chris Ismael
We’re hosting the first real hackathon at the Mashape Lair, (100+ years old hacker house in South Park). Free early bird tickets available now: http://octoberapihack.eventbrite.com/ From 9AM-11PM on Sunday, October 21, we’ll offer food (amazing Italian Pasta handmade by the founders!), drinks, and a $500 prize for the best Mashape API hack! Bring your epic hacking skills and build something awesome together using Mashape APIs! Schedule:
    9AM-10AM – Breakfast/Registration 10AM-10:15AM – Demo by Stephen Balaban, founder of Facial Recognition API 10:15AM-10:30AM – Demo by Jacob Perkins, founder of Text Processing API 10:30AM-10:30PM – Hacking time 10:30PM-11:00PM – Judging (Stephen, Jacob,
Augusto Marietti
Hello folks, We’re doing a friendly hackathon today, at our hacker house (South Park), the Mashape Lair. Come visit us armed with your laptop! Bring friends and hack on whatever you want. We start at around 6pm, and see how far we can go We provide free food (burgers and italian pasta) and beer. Yes, you can sleep here, we have plenty of space! We’re at 433 Bryant St. See you! Ping us hackers@mashape.com if you have any questions!  …
Augusto Marietti
How many Play Framework developers are there in SF? We’re proud to sponsor the first Play! Framework Hackathon organized by MasterBranch. Saturday, December 10, 2011 @ 10:00AM – Sunday, December 11, 2011 @ 3:00PM San Francisco Register here and join us in a weekend full of fun, hack a Play Framework app, and drink beer with other geeks. We are happy to support this growing community! OH! We’re Play! too…and we’re hiring: hackers@mashape.com
Augusto Marietti
Mashape is coming to Amsterdam both as a speaker and a sponsor of the Kings of Code. On September 17th and 18th, there will be a big Hack Battle with around 300 developers who will compete against the other teams by building great apps on top of APIs and SDKs in just under 36 hours. Mashape will present two APIs that are part of its marketplace, created by: - Andrea Mucci: http://www.mashape.com/users/cingusoft - Musixmatch: http://www.mashape.com/users/musixmatch.com – Display lyrics on your website On September 19, Michele “Mike” Zonca will be giving a talk about APIs, current standards, best practices and…
Augusto Marietti
It’s Hackathon time again, and this time, you should participate in the biggest hackathon of this year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon! Tinypay.me is sponsoring this event with a simple E-commerce API which makes it easy for you to add e-commerce functionality to your website or application. You start within minutes by just downloading the client libraries for PHP, Obj-C (iOS!), Java (Android!), Ruby (Rails!) or Python (AppEngine!). Some cool ideas that you can create with the Tinypay.me API include: Facebook app (social marketplace), iPhone app (take a pic and sell it), selling digital stuff (ebooks, 3d models, music, Flickr
Augusto Marietti
Save the date! Apr 26/ 27 – TNW Hackathon is happening in Amsterdam! The TNW hackathon will bring world’s leading platforms (API’s and SDK’s) together with an international group of coders (Web and Mobile developers). TNW is inviting a group of 200 Mobile and Web developers, programmers, and graphic designers from all over Europe to come to Amsterdam to hack cool applications on top of the world’s leading web APIs and mobile platforms. At the end of the weekend, the results will be presented in front of the group and a jury of leading entrepreneurs and investors.

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