RapidAPI and Mashape API Marketplace Join Forces

In RapidAPI’s launch blog post back in November 2016, I outlined RapidAPI’s mission and plan: to connect all the software in the world by helping developers find and consume APIs more easily. Today, Mashape’s API marketplace is merging into RapidAPI to form the world’s largest API hub. Developers can now find, test and connect to …

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TUTORIAL: Verify Addresses with the Streetlayer API

A street address is one type of data you don’t want to get wrong. Whether you’re building an app for mailing, shipping or legal purposes, getting an address right is integral to having your product, you know, delivered. Having an invalid (or incorrectly typed) address could cause delays and annoyance for your app’s users, and …

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Israeli Queues: Exploring a Bizarre Data Structure

This morning, I stumbled upon a data structure called an Israeli Queue.  As I’m flying to Israel tomorrow, I had to check it out. It turns out that the Israeli queue data structure isn’t just a punny data structure, it’s a useful one too. Israel is notorious for extremely unorganized queues or lines. I can …

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How Mark Zuckerberg Proved AI is All About APIs

This week, Mark Zuckerberg published the results of his 2016 project – building a real world Jarvis. This AI-based personal assistant gets commands from Zuck, and in turn, operates certain parts of his home. Here’s a video he posted (with a special voice actor) showing Jarvis’ functionalities. In a Facebook post, Mark described how his …

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