Do you see white and gold, or black and blue?
I know, I know. The dress has infamously taken the Internet by storm and here at the Mashape office, we’re pretty split as well. Thankfully, we have the perfect way to objectively end the debate! The solution, of course, is to use an API
API to the rescue
First, we took the image of #thedress in blue and black (or white and gold to some of you) and put it through this Image Color Extraction API
created by Nijiko.
Specifically, we used the Retrieve Palette endpoint
in order to retrieve…
Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/95JUMv
Ten API Commandments:
Thou shall not use oauth 1.0
Thou shall not kill an API
Thou shall not deprecate endpoints
Thou shall document thy API
Thou shall not return XML
Thou shall be RESTful
Thou shall not use SOAP
Thou shall notify developers of changes
Thou shall make it easy to get API keys
Thou shall distribute on Mashape…
I tried to finish my homework
that night. Physics was my cup of tea. It would have been a 5-minute endeavor to compute the gravitational attraction force between the Sun and Earth, but something otherworldly happened that afternoon.
I was sitting by the cafe minding my own business, sipping cappuccino in tiny amounts (to prolong my stay), then this girl came in. The weather
was just perfect, with the afternoon sun putting her on a spotlight like she was meant to step on it and just shine. Her face looked familiar, I didn’t quite place it but I recognize it
Happy April Fools!
In case you haven’t realised, our post yesterday about the Mashape & Microsoft partnership was an April Fools prank. (we’d love for it to be true though!)
PS. Use the coupon “April” to get a faster invitation to Mashape!…
is announcing a partnership where all APIs by Microsoft, from Windows to Bing, will be delivered via Mashape. Starting tomorrow we’ll have 56 more APIs, thanks to MSFT.
Also, they will monetize all their API calls by utilizing our simple billing system. It’s amazing to have us as an additional distribution channel. Here at Mashape, we’re still in shock.
Tomorrow, you will see an official press release from Steve Ballmer, MSFT’s CEO.…
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This guy is pure genius!
Dragging a trolley suitcase with a backpack…