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Ahmad Nassri
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…
Frédéric Harper
Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/6bun5f At Mashape, we are always looking for the best conferences where we can share our knowledge and expertise with our fellow developers. Sharing is part of our DNA! We are also huge fans of hackathons, user group meetups, and camp-style events. We are here in the community, and we like to be part of the success of different events by finding creative ways to sponsor them. Of course, we can’t participate in all tech-related events, but if your primary audience is developers, and you are looking for experienced speakers for non-product pitch talks, let us know! You…
Chris Ismael
Mimvi has announced today an agreement with Mashape to distribute Mimvi’s mobile app search and recommendation APIs. The API can be found here: https://www.mashape.com/mimviapps/appsearch Quoting from the press release -> A key component of the agreement is a revenue sharing plan for the distribution and monetization of Mimvi’s APIs. […] It provides developers access to world-class technology… this includes matching mobile apps to content consumed by their users for a richer mobile-first experience, or supplying mobile app search results to websites, mobile products and services. We are very excited with this partnership, and we hope you guys are too!  We’ll…
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
Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site that sees 1.5 million uploads per day and 1.2 billion daily image views, has announced in TechCrunch the overhaul of their API to allow developers better access to the Imgur infrastructure. The Imgur API is also now ready for commercial use, thanks to Mashape!  You can check out the API here. We are undoubtedly very excited with this update not only because of our partnership with Imgur, but also because this is a nod to Mashape’s goal of providing companies with the fastest, easiest, and the best platform to monetize their APIs…
Augusto Marietti
Hello developers! Today, Rapleaf 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…
Augusto Marietti
Today Microsoft and Mashape is announcing a partnership where all APIs by Microsoft, from Windows to Bing, will be delivered via Mashape. Starting tomorrow we’ll have 56 more APIs, thanks to MSFT. Also, they will monetize all their API calls by utilizing our simple billing system. It’s amazing to have us as an additional distribution channel. Here at Mashape, we’re still in shock. Tomorrow, you will see an official press release from Steve Ballmer, MSFT’s CEO.…