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Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r The last month we’ve been working on two highly requested Mashape updates which we’re excited to announce today:
    Mashapers can now follow each other: follow everyone! We’ve added an Hacker Feed in your Dashboard and a “Follow” button on every user profile, so you can always be up to date on what the other Mashapers are doing. For example: when they publish or update an API, or when they start hacking on a new API you never heard before. Starting from today, Mashape is also a social API marketplace  This is the first
Augusto Marietti
Today we’re very happy to announce 2 new great APIs on the Mashape API marketplace.

Funambol API

For those who are not familiar with it, Funambol is the leading mobile open source project and leading provider of open sourced mobile cloud sync for billions of phones. MyFunambol is one of its products and it allows you to sync across multiple devices everyday.
    Sync a picture from your phone to the cloud, to share them on Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, computers, tablets, and more. Keep cellphone contacts and calendar in sync with Outlook and Gmail Maintain a backup in the cloud (in
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r 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
Augusto Marietti
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!…
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r 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…
Augusto Marietti
Here’s a video clip of Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti presenting the Mashape platform!…
Augusto Marietti
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…
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r 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…
Augusto Marietti
A warm thanks to all our supporters throughout this amazing 2010! Use the coupon “santaclaus” to have a quick access to the Alpha. “This is our small gift”  ^__^…
Augusto Marietti
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updates Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r 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:
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