Mashape Blog

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Chris Ismael
Hello Mashapers, We’re super excited to announce that we’re now officially open to public for every API and developer in the world. We’re now powering more than 400 APIs and thousands of developers are relying on Mashape APIs everyday. We can’t wait to hear your thoughts and feedback in the coming weeks. To be part of the movement, you can simply join us on Mashape. Hacker note: for developers who were using the Face.com API (for face detection), we now have an amazing free replacment created by Lambda Labs – http://www.mashape.com/lambda/face Mashape has also launched some useful features in…
Augusto Marietti
Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7RAG5D Yes. We’re looking for our first developer evangelist who will spread our voice beyond the boundaries of mankind. Job Description You should know how to code. A specific programming language is not necessary in this case, but an overall understanding of machines, code and APIs is required. You will organize and attend hackathons – you should have strong communication skills. You will inspire developers, generate content from blog posts to tweets. You should have a natural affection in helping people. You decide which conferences/summits will need to be sponsored, seed the base for monthly meet-ups around US,…
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r Mashape now auto-generates Erlang clients for all APIs! Similar to other supported languages, the clients provide both synchronous and asynchronous requests. For the Erlang clients, you can provide either a function to be run on completion of the request or a Pid for a process that will send the result of the request upon completion. Downloading a client comes with all the necessary Erlang dependencies to get started – ibrowsemochiweb, as well as the Mashape Erlang application emashape which is the core common functionality between all Erlang Mashape clients. They…
Augusto Marietti
Join us! Mashape is revolutionizing the way data and services are distributed and consumed. We’re a fast-growing, online marketplace for APIs. We’re not disrupting a market, we’re creating one. We’re backed by top tier VCs in the world such NEA, Index Ventures and Charles River Ventures; as well as outstanding angels such Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. Mashape is looking for a software designer (yes a designer, because you’re an artist, you design the software) who is truly passionate about creating scalable solutions and solving frontend problems. You will have the opportunity to have a huge impact as…
Augusto Marietti
Augusto Marietti
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Augusto Marietti
Join us! Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/79YqZP Mashape is looking for a (UI/UX) designer that can outshine Leonardo Da Vinci. Our perfect candidate is an artist and and a poet truly passionate about imagining the future around users experiences and visual design. You will have the opportunity to have a huge impact as an early member. Responsibilities:
    Create a graphic system for the mashape.com Design/Create new site graphics Improve UI elements around every single pixel Develop pixel perfect Photoshop comps Create an advance site-wide style guide Storyboard/prototype UX experiences
 Requirements:
    Fast in Photoshop/Illustrator Excellent use of typography Outstanding sense of color Details
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updates Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r While we are working hard on lots of big features for the upcoming version of Mashape, we’ve pushed out a small change that was highly requested. Now, you can finally login using your email or your username (case insensitive) Login using your email or your username Stay tuned.. something big is about to happen!…
Augusto Marietti
Hello developers! Today, Rapleaf is officially launching the Personalization Fund, a $1 million dollar fund dedicated to supporting developers who are creating projects around data and personalization. As a member of the Mashape community, you will receive priority access to the Rapleaf fund’s resources. You can use and access the Rapleaf API here: http://www.mashape.com/apis/Rapleaf The Rapleaf Personalization Fund will help entrepreneurs, developers, and early stage startups get the tools and resources they need to get up and running by providing cash grants, free data, and more. Rapleaf is accepting applications on a rolling basis from developers who are interested in…
Augusto Marietti
We are thrilled to announce $1.5M in seed funding from an impressive group of investors, both institutional and angels. The round was led by NEA, with a strong participation from Index Ventures. In addition Charles River Ventures and Ignition Partners have participated in the syndicate as well. At the same time, we also have some Angels who participated in the round, including Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, Erik Rannala (Admob, Heroku, 99design), Russell Siegelman (KPCB and Microsoft) and Rick Webb (TheBarbarianGroup), amongst many. We can finally grow Mashape and provide better services for all…
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