It’s the the most wonderful time of the year! In 2015 Mashape
launched several products and open source projects, plus we’ve acquired Gelato from an incredible team. To bring in the the New Year we’d like to share with you all the new developments.
Open-Source API Management Layer
In just 8 months and 500,000 downloads Kong became the most adopted API proxy and #1 starred API tool on Github
. Based on NGINX and with over 20 plugins, Kong can replace any legacy solution for free.
API Analytics Platform
Thousands of API engineers &…
new design reflects our mission and the multi products company that we have become during 2015.
In 2011 we launched the first API Marketplace,
which has grown to over 15,000 APIs and 200,000 developers in the community. Since then we’ve built a lot of useful tools for ourself. Last April we decided to spin off several products and make them available to everyone. Starting with open-sourcing Mockbin
we most recently released Galileo
for API Analytics. Late last year we acquired Gelato.io –
our family is now bigger than ever and it was the…
We’re thrilled to announce the acquisition of Gelato.io,
makers of the popular API Documentation and Developer Portal,
with an aim to expand and provide the service to everyone: from individual developers looking to document their API projects to Fortune 500 corporations requiring a secure and highly customizable on-premises solution.
When I met Nik
(and Adam) a couple of months ago, it was clear to both of us that we could do much more for the API economy together, and so we decided to partner almost immediately.
The first thing you will notice is an acceleration of feature development. We’ve already…
Today, Mac developers have a new way to utilize the rich collection of APIs in the Mashape API Marketplace through our new integration with Paw, a beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services seamless. Whether you’re an API provider or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect server responses and generate client code. Now it’s integrated with Mashape’s API Marketplace and available on all public APIs—free & paid—allowing you to quickly test your favorite APIs.
The integration will allow Mashape users to open any public API in Paw, quickly hack with it and generate client code…
The latest update of Kong (0.2.1) includes several bug fixes since the initial launch two weeks ago.
Support for local DNS resolutions
Support for Debian 8 and Ubuntu 15.04
Support for multiple Host headers (Kong now works well with Postman)
Support for multiple host:port pairs in Cassandra
Full changelog available on Kong’s repository
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions
to reinstall Kong.
Roadmap to 0.3.0
This release is the foundation for the next major release (0.3.0) which will include:
Better SSL support as the foundation for building the OAuth 2 plugin
It is with a great pleasure that we introduce Mockbin
, service to help developers mock, test, and track HTTP calls with ease!
As maintainers of the popular Unirest HTTP Library
and Mashape API marketplace
supporting more than 10,000 APIs, we’re always testing against edge cases, and a variety of HTTP calls. Instead of relying on a random collection of services and tools to test different capabilities of an HTTP client and debug API requests, we created Mockbin in order to streamline our code and test with just a single source with guaranteed results, all while being able to…
Users of the Mashape Marketplace
enjoy access to automatically generated code snippets for every API listed in the market.
Today, we’re sharing the love with everyone: Announcing APIembed.com
a free service to auto-generate embeddable code snippets in many programming languages for your website, blog or API documentation.
We’re starting with a number of languages/cli tools including: cURL, Go, Java, Python, HTTPie, Node.js, Objective-C, OCaml, PHP, Wget,
with more to come as we expand the service.
The service is open-source
, so you can contribute your favorite programming language as well. We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions!
Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/p74G91
We are Web people, and we believe in the power of creating connections online: Twitter
, and Google+
. You name it, we have a presence there so you can always reach us. We also think that as great as our relationship can be online, nothing will replace face-to-face interaction. Being present at user groups and conferences are a great way to meet new people, and strengthen virtual relations.
Now, there is an easy way for you to request for us to speak at your conference, mentor your hackathon or sponsor your event.…
Every other weekend, there is a hackathon to attend. Not all hackathons are the same though. Attendees, food, sponsors, ideas, and location all vary constantly and bring a unique vibe. Engineering your idea from 0 till the time you demo to everyone else on stage is a unique feeling. If you’ve never been to a hackathon, you should go.
In my life, I have attended tons of hackathons around the globe. I used to go to one a week in my earlier days; sometimes, I split myself between two hackathons too! I have always been impressed by the passion…
Earlier this month, I attended the APIdays conference
in Sydney, organized by Saul Caganoff of Sixtree
and supported by the ever present Mehdi Medjaoui
Mashape is a recurring face at APIdays, where we’ve been a supporter of the event from the beginning. The conference consists of two tracks over two days. Experts, evangelists and enthusiasts were welcome to attend and learn about what’s happening in the API space.
APIDays Sydney near Redfern hosted in an old repurposed train station
I personally enjoyed talks that featured topics less often discussed in the API landscape, such as security…