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Chris Ismael
That’s “thank you” in Indonesian. (..err, I hope!) Nokia Indonesia’s Lumia Apps OlympiadImage credit: Nokia Indonesia Community Enthusiasts Recently we had the privilege of being part of Nokia Indonesia’s Lumia Apps Olympiad as prize sponsor for the Mashape/Chatterbox category. The developers who participated had twenty APIs (including the likes of Evernote, and Nokia’s own APIs) to choose from to incorporate in their mobile apps.  Here’s a screenshot of the participating APIs. Participating APIs We would like to congratulate the Kepotify app (video link) for winning the Mashape/Chatterbox category, as well as runner-up Pondok Sukabirus 2.  Awesome job by…
Chris Ismael
We had the opportunity to ask Chatterbox co-founder, Dr. Stuart Battersby (right), on how his startup’s Sentiment Analysis service is different from the rest.  He also explains how Mashape enables him to focus on rolling out new features, while monetizing the API.

What is Chatterbox?

Chatterbox is a Wayra London company, and a spin-out from Queen Mary University.  Using proprietary algorithms, Chatterbox identifies and understands brand (b)advocates in social media.  Whilst Chatterbox can be accessed via a web browser, integration is very important to our customers and we feel that a flexible service gives Chatterbox a new USP.  The earliest…
Chris Ismael
We’d like to invite our friendly hackers doing their Hackathon now in http://www.facebook.com/groups/win8hack/ to try our API wares! To whet your appetite, here’s an example code that uses Facebook and Chatterbox API to analyze your friends’ status messages. You can download the source code here.  Let us know if you have any questions! Good luck guys!…
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…