Apache Kafka + Kafka Connect: How to build a connector for getting data out of Mixpanel’s APl

Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language writer of novels and short stories who is widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. And... Apache Kafka is an open-source message broker project developed by the Apache Software Foundation written in Scala. The project aims to provide a unified, high-throughput, … Continue reading Apache Kafka + Kafka Connect: How to build a connector for getting data out of Mixpanel’s APl

How to extract data from Mailchimp API

How to extract data from Mailchimp API

Our favorite email marketing monkey. Mailchimp is the heart of our marketing campaigns. But it generates data and sometimes these data are important to be together with data from services like billing or social. How can you get them and then load them to a data warehouse like Amazon Redshift for further analysis? About Mailchimp … Continue reading How to extract data from Mailchimp API

8 API Discovery Tools That Will Make You Want More

The world is moving to a direction where everything will be connected. APIs are a concrete way for apps to communicate. How do we connect everything? How many APIs are out there? How do I find them? How do I choose the right one? This is a challenge. How many APIs are out there? Not … Continue reading 8 API Discovery Tools That Will Make You Want More

Launching API Meetup in Athens

Two months ago, as Apirise, we attended APIdays in Berlin. APIdays is a conference held in cities like Barcelona, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco and Tokyo. The range of topics covered is really wide and include almost everything about APIs. In APIdays you may meet with vendors, developers, companies like Apigee, Facebook, Heroku, Intel, Netflix, Salesforce, Soundcloud, … Continue reading Launching API Meetup in Athens

Apirise: simplifying integration and maintainance of APIs

Wow what a ride it’s been, after tons of pitching, phone calls, iterations, updates, meetings, coffees and beers, we are overjoyed to announce that we are going live with our private beta of Apirise and the first invites are out of the door. This is my most recent venture. As this is only a beta and … Continue reading Apirise: simplifying integration and maintainance of APIs