Telco (telecommunication operators) companies have always been CSP (communication service providers) since the beginning. They started and created their power along the road by implanting the infrastructure to let people communicate easily from all over the world by just dialing a number on a machine called “telephone”.
A group of typical red London phone cabins
The Bell Telephone Company was founded in July, 1877. Long distance calls, at that time, were a dream. Later in 1885, Bell created the American Telephone and Telegraph company (AT&T) to create a nationwide long-distance network with a commerically viable cost-structure. The mission was to…
This quick search on Indeed demonstrates the thesis that we have always believed in at Mashape. More and more developers are required to grow the API economy. Startups are starting to hire API evangelists and API engineers, and these positions would never have existed just 5 years ago.
Relative growth for jobs matching “API” from Indeed.com
Indeed.com searches millions of jobs from thousands of job sites, this job trends graph shows relative growth for jobs we find matching “API”.
2008: ~ 50% growth Y/Y
2009: ~ 75% growth Y/Y
2010: ~ 100% growth Y/Y
2011: ~ 130% growth Y/Y
(a spin-out company from Queen Mary, University of London) is pleased to announce the release of the new sentiment detection API for social texts. This API is designed specifically to classify short social messages, such as tweets, into positive or negative categories. The system uses advanced statistical models trained (they have partnered with Intel to use their super computer for model training) on 68 million tweets. The detection can handle slang, common misspellings, emoticons, hashtags, etc.
The API adopts a freemium model – a free version and a paid version which gives users more flexibility. The system currently…
How many Play Framework developers are there in SF?
We’re proud to sponsor the first Play! Framework Hackathon organized by MasterBranch.
Saturday, December 10, 2011 @ 10:00AM – Sunday, December 11, 2011 @ 3:00PM
and join us in a weekend full of fun, hack a Play Framework app, and drink beer with other geeks.
We are happy to support this growing community!
OH! We’re Play! too…and we’re hiring: email@example.com
This is what the dev team at Mashape
) learnt from their bad experience, with an happy ending.
One day, we were taking a break after a hard-core coding session, drinking their daily cup of tea:
Mashaper Mike with his tea
We were swaggering on our perfect code base. The asyncronous jobs were working good, the thread pool was implemented perfectly, everything was perfect. We started thinking that we deserved a trip to Hawaii
, where we would spend all our money laughing, joking, and drinking. BOOM!
Suddenly our Java unit tests exploded.
Noooo! The bug…
..with my new 10dbi antenna 🙂…
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.
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
Fast in Photoshop/Illustrator
Excellent use of typography
Outstanding sense of color
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!…