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Augusto Marietti
Twitter love from @garrettwilkin
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Twitter love from @G_Mali
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Hi all! After almost 6 months of alpha testing, Mashape is finally going Beta today! We pushed out the billing system to easily monetize your API, as well as some social features that allows you to follow APIs and other developers. Check out some of the news coverage we got below! From Mashable: http://mashable.com/2011/06/02/mashape For startups looking to create or license their web-based products, an API marketplace is a boon. It allows for quick publicizing and discovery of APIs, and lets its users easily match them to developers’ needs. Mashape is also launching a simple billing system and social features…
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Check out our new Mashape explainer video below and leave us your feedback! Enjoy 🙂  …
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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
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Wow, time flies! It has already been a week since the amazing TheNextWeb Hackathon and Conference. The TNW 2011 conference and hackathon took place last week. I spent 4 beautiful days in the beautiful city of Amsterdam; people there are very sociable and nice. Since we are traveling for work, we sometimes miss the chance to discover new places as we’re too focused on our job all day. Nonetheless, just as we were about to leave, we started missing the place, the new people we’ve met, and the unique atmosphere in the city. We’re glad that we’ve gained more…
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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
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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.

Why take

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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
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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!…
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