Mashape is coming to Amsterdam both as a speaker and a sponsor of the Kings of Code
. On September 17th and 18th, there will be a big Hack Battle
with around 300 developers who will compete against the other teams by building great apps on top of APIs and SDKs in just under 36 hours.
Mashape will present two APIs that are part of its marketplace, created by:
– Andrea Mucci: http://www.mashape.com/users/cingusoft
– Musixmatch: http://www.mashape.com/users/musixmatch.com
– Display lyrics on your website
On September 19, Michele “Mike” Zonca
will be giving a talk about APIs, current standards, best practices and…
It’s Hackathon time again, and this time, you should participate in the biggest hackathon of this year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon
is sponsoring this event with a simple E-commerce API
which makes it easy for you to add e-commerce functionality to your website or application. You start within minutes by just downloading the client libraries for PHP, Obj-C (iOS!), Java (Android!), Ruby (Rails!) or Python (AppEngine!).
Some cool ideas that you can create with the Tinypay.me API include: Facebook app (social marketplace), iPhone app (take a pic and sell it), selling digital stuff (ebooks, 3d models, music, Flickr
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…
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…
Since the beginning, we added the capability to upload a logo to visually identify you and your API. In order to support this feature, we designed an interface defining basic operations on the uploaded images: load, save, move and delete.
Thankfully, our FileManager is no longer running like this Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/4EsmJw
The first implementation was simple and fast to deliver: an abstraction of the local filesystem. This was fine during the development phase, on our laptops. However, it was not possible to scale with this solution as every server would have his own copy of the files locally.
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updatesImage credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r
We added a small but useful update for heavy communicators!
Now, you can see the number of unread messages you have in your inbox.
Time to resolve those issues! 🙂
Visual cue in Inbox…
Stormtroopers working on Mashape updates Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/8ueZ5r
This week we pushed out some new interesting features 🙂
We have completely redesigned the Inbox experience. Now you can contact and interact with your developers faster and easier.
New Mashape Inbox
Now the wizard is more a Panel where you can easily manage your API. There are no 1,2,3 steps anymore, just go to fill up what you want to fill up.
API management wizard
If you want to give custom access to your APIs, you have to just click the “Get…
Twitter love from @garrettwilkin
Twitter love from @G_Mali
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…