Tag: API

Need more DevOps help? Dronze may be your new best (bot) friend

If there’s one thing on which you can always rely in Portland, it’s that we’re going to be mucking around with the latest and greatest technology. And trying to figure out new—and sometimes entertaining—ways to creatively put that tech to use. We’ve seen a lot of that activity lately with VR/AR/MR. But don’t forget the whole bot thing. Because there’s some interesting stuff happening there too. Read More

Thinking about cranking out an app this weekend? Brightwork can help

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: Everyone in Portland has a side project or three. So I know you’ve had that app idea for a while. You know the one. And you’ve likely said—for the past few months—“I’m totally going to work on that this weekend.” But you don’t. Because the complexity seems a little daunting. Read More

It's no secret that Adam DuVander knows APIs. Now that knowledge is accessible to EveryDeveloper.

He’s been talking about mapping APIs since way back when. In fact, he wrote the book on map scripting. As if that wasn’t enough, he was lead editor for ProgrammableWeb, the go to resource for API information. Now, Adam DuVander is making that API knowledge even more accessible. Meet EveryDeveloper. Read More

Smash hit? Geek out on the Marvel universe thanks to Orchestrate and Stand In

People geek out about a bunch of different things. And sometimes, those geeky endeavors have a great deal of crossover. Like comic books and tech. So imagine my geeky giddiness at the latest Portland side project using the Orchestrate platform: a visual exploration of the Marvel universe called MarvelousDB. Read More

Join Orchestrate for a celebration of the life and death of databases, October 16

If you’re interested in getting early access to a private beta from one of Portland’s most promising young startups, you’re in luck. And there may be a beverage and some food in it for you as well. Orchestrate—which made headlines earlier this year by raising $3 million in seed funding—is ready to allow Portland developers into its private beta. And Orchestrate is throwing a party to celebrate. Read More

Taking a dive: Instrument builds an awesome immersive skydiving experience for Google I/O using Google Maps API

Portland’s Instrument always tries to pull out all of the stops when it comes to Google I/O, the annual developer conference where Google often unveils new technology. This year is no different. Read More

It's like it was made for Portland: APIs & IPAs happy hour, January 24

Portland loves its tech. And Portland loves its craft beers. So why not lump the two of them together for a happy hour? That’s exactly what Singly is doing, this Thursday, with APIs & IPAs Portland. Read More

REMINDER: API Hackday PDX 2, this Tuesday at Urban Airship

It seems like only yesterday Portland had its first API Hackday. Now? It’s time for another, starting Tuesday morning. Read More

REMINDER: API Hackday PDX happens Saturday. You should be there.

I know, I know. It’s been one of those long weeks. You’ve been to OSCON. You showed up to Mobile Portland. You’ve been working on your application to PIE. I hear you. It’s rough.

But still. APIs? Kinda awesome, right? And Mashery and Twilio and LinkedIn and Apigee and SimpleGeo and SendGrid joining Urban Airship and PHP Fog for a hackday? Super awesome. So why aren’t you going? Read More

Looking for licensed music? Portland’s Rumblefish has an API — and more than 4 million licensed tracks in the wild

Portland has always received recognition for its independent and somewhat underground music scene. So it’s no surprise that its music startups take a similar tact.

CD Baby, for example, is largest online distributor of independent music. They’re here in Portland.

Didn’t realize that? Well, here’s another surprise. Portland music startup Rumblefish is making some noise in the music industry, as well. In fact, they’ve just celebrated more than four million downloads of their licensed music—and now there’s an API to make using their tunes even easier. Read More

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