We’re happy to announce that the Unirest library for .NET
and RT (“windows 8”) has been merged! This was possible thanks to Lionel Ringenbach’s
Lionel is a C#/XAML developer based in Switzerland. He enjoys developing for Microsoft platforms (mobile, tablets, desktop). He loved to code because “it is the most creative tool that has been given to me – you think, create, and make everyday a better day!”
We’ve asked him to write the post below. Enjoy!
The Unirest HTTP request library was ported sometime back for the classic .NET platform and WinRT. They were packaged in 2 different…
As proud contributors to the open source community, nothing makes us happier than getting feedback and support from developers who like to make things better.
Shortly after we released Unirest.io
, we received a ton of feedback from developers who would like to get a Windows 8 and .NET port. Before we can even get to it, we received contributions from Michael Azarkevich
and Michael Sync
who ported Unirest to the two platforms. To the two Michaels, a HUGE THANK YOU! You rock m/
We have officially rolled them in with the rest of the Unirest libraries here
Last November, we ran a Windows 8 / Windows Phone 8 Developer Challenge
in parts of Southeast Asia. We got really cool submissions
of apps that use APIs in Mashape. Thanks to everyone who registered and submitted their entries! We have now picked our winner, and another special (surprise!) winner
Congratulations to Alexander Wong Mun Choong
of Malaysia for his Blippy Deal
Windows 8 app! He won a Surface RT with Touch Cover. Here’s what he has to say…
“I am a student from Asia Pacific University which recently graduated from degree in computing. I was honored to be able…
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!…
*UPDATE! We have extended the contest until December 22, 2012, and accepting WP8 entries!*
We would like to thank everyone who have signed up for Mashape’s Windows 8 Contest! If you haven’t registered yet, please check out our Facebook page
for the contest details and registration.
Here at Mashape, we are committed to supporting as many platforms as possible. Which is why we’re running this developer challenge to reach out to those Windows 8/RT/WP8 developers out there. The best Windows 8/RT or WP8 application that uses any APIs listed on Mashape wins a Microsoft Surface with Windows RT. We’re currently…