RapidAPI isn’t just a hub of 400,000 developers to find, test and connect to APIs. It’s also a place for API providers to manage, distribute and monetize them. We’ve spent the past three months talking to providers of our 8,000 APIs. During these conversations, we’ve heard useful insights from technical recommendations to big picture strategic […]
The Dev Room
We’ve got some exciting news to share! We’ve added three new languages to the marketplace (and we bet you can guess which ones by our headline). Now, you can export your code snippet in Ruby, Go and C# in addition to Node.JS, Python, PHP, Objective-C, Java and cURL. Read on for why we […]
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 […]
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 […]
Most companies don’t hire someone specifically for quality assurance until well after there’s a working product. After all, isn’t the whole point of a startup to “move fast and break things?” I was the fifth person to join RapidAPI and a big part of my job, even early on, was to make sure we deliver […]
Get excited, mobile developers! We’ve just added Java and Objective-C as languages to the marketplace. Now, when you export a code snippet, you can add it straight into your Android and iOS applications. Here’s how it works.
We recently installed Yarn as our dependency manager as an experiment. Despite the hype around Yarn, we weren’t expecting a dramatic difference in performance from npm. However, we saw the following results pretty much immediately. Reduced build time from 7 minutes to 2.5 minutes Installed with a single line of code No major bugs, no […]