Mashape Milestone

Mashape Updates #4 – Support for JSON API, Updated client libraries, We’re hiring!

Hey guys, In the last 1.5 months, we’ve worked on some major Mashape updates, and we’re excited to announce its release today: We support any JSON API! Until now, you had to use our PHP Server Library to distribute an API in Mashape. Today, any existing JSON API can be distributed using our open XML specification! To learn more go to the Guide. Don’t worry, if you like the PHP Library, it’s still there and you can use it as usual. The PHP Library hits version 0.7, update it! We’ve released a new version of the PHP Library to natively support...

Mashape Updates #3 – Python, Obj-C, Java client library, CakePHP plugin, JSONP tokens, HTTPS migration

Hey guys, Since the last update, we’ve released some exciting features! Mashape Updates Python, Objective-C and Java client libraries You can now consume any component in your preferred language. Along with PHP and Ruby, we now support five auto-generated client libraries! You can use the Objective-C client to build iOS apps, or create new exciting apps on Android in Java. If you create a component, you now support all these languages from day 1, giving you a wider distribution. tinypay.me is on Mashape, become a platform too! Tinypay.me, one of the biggest european e-commerce platform, uses Mashape to generate and distribute their brand new API....

mongoDB and morphia: my DAO is pumping!

When Mashape pivoted, we needed to create a brand new data access object (DAO) implementation. There were two main constraints: flexibility and development speed. Flexibility meant a schema-free solution, to keep pushing features even if they required major changes in the database structure. Speed meant a library or a framework that could easily help us during the implementation. Previously, we were using MySQL + Hibernate. We were not able to iterate fast enough on the database as we were stuck with all those tables, columns and migration issues. Hibernate is a good product, but it’s a whole new world – we didn’t need...

Mashape Updates #2 – New PHP server library, PHP & Ruby client library, better JSON API, social features

Hey Mashapers, Since we’ve released Mashape, we’ve been listening to your feedback and added some interesting features. Mashape Updates A new PHP server library The PHP server library has reached version 0.6, with many improvements and bug fixes. An improved compatibility and security, by moving the server key setting from the XML description file to the implementation. We’ve added support for custom routes to make nice RESTful URLs, and the Guide has been completely rewritten with plenty of sample code. Auto-generated client libraries: PHP and Ruby We’re finally taking advantage of the standard interface that every component implements, thanks...

Mashape Updates #1 – Support for PUT, DELETE, Multipart POST requests + improved PHP server library

Hi geeks, Since we launched, we’ve got a sweet response from the community. Thank you all! Today we pushed out some new Mashape updates: A lot of bugs fixed Support for PUT and DELETE Support Multipart POST Requests Guide updated Improved the PHP Server Library (https://github.com/Mashape/mashape-php-library)...

We launched the first API marketplace!

Good Morning folks, it’s 7:30 am (PST) and today is an important day for us – we’ve launched the Mashape API Marketplace v0.2! Mashape is a frictionless online API marketplace for developers that want to consume, generate or distribute any kind of service via APIs. We provide “RESTful JSON” APIs and traction to any application or service that runs somewhere on a server – instantly. A warm thanks to the hundreds of developers that have used our product and have helped us with feedbacks, bugs and pointed us to the right direction. In particular, a big recognition goes to Tom, Keus, Sandro,...

Mashape got Funding!

Hey World, We’re very excited to announce our First Angel Round funding.  Almost all startups have to pass over this step. So there is nothing surprising with that. But our story till now wasn’t so easy. Most of the time Americans don’t understand how harder is to achieve the same milestones if you are outside of this world, than in the USA, if you are just a little guy with a big dream 7000 miles away from San Francisco. You have to get into the network when nobody knows you. We grew up in Italy; it’s not the kind...

Mashape Alpha is on Air!

Hi there! I’m pretty excited that we are finally rolling out the first raw version of Mashape alpha. The platform is extremely powerful and it’s opening a new way for creating applications around the world… or at least we hope Mashape is only available for developers during these coming months.  We are still debugging the platform but gradually we’re inviting all developers that have requested an alpha invite. This project has literally taken our lives for long time, and more sleepless nights will come until we push out the most efficient, simple and fast development platform. Create and develop like a puzzle!...

Living on the Edge – Mashaper recount

Hi guys, it passed almost a month since we moved from a garage in Milan (Italy) to San Francisco (USA). Moving all the Mashapers (3) in Silicon Valley was for sure the right decision for Mashape. Here you can find a magic atmosphere and a powerful ecosystem that may help your startup in different ways. But the real thing is that you should fight everyday with a crazy low budget. Unless you got funding or you are rich, you are running out of money every hours; in fact I was an happy Mint.com users until they are now remind...

Mashape Version 0.1 Snapshot

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