Introducing Mashape - A Public API Platform

Mashape provides a one-stop solution for developers to rapidly prototype, test, and deploy APIs. With Mashape, there’s no need to worry about hosting, scaling or monitoring your APIs. Instead, you can focus on building the features that matter most to your users.

Mashape API Examples in JavaScript

Mashape offers a variety of APIs for developers to integrate into their projects. Here are some examples of how to use Mashape APIs with JavaScript:

Example 1: Sentiment Analysis API

The Sentiment Analysis API allows you to analyze the sentiment of text. Here’s some sample code in JavaScript:

const unirest = require('unirest');

const req = unirest('POST', '');

    text: 'I love Mashape!',

    'x-rapidapi-host': '',
    'x-rapidapi-key': 'YOUR-API-KEY-HERE',
    'content-type': 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded',

req.end(function (res) {
    if (res.error) throw new Error(res.error);


Example 2: Twilio API

Twilio allows you to send SMS messages and place phone calls. Here’s some sample code in JavaScript:

const accountSid = 'YOUR-TWILIO-ACCOUNT-SID';
const authToken = 'YOUR-TWILIO-AUTH-TOKEN';
const client = require('twilio')(accountSid, authToken);

        body: 'Hello from Mashape!',
        from: '+TWILIO-PHONE-NUMBER',
    .then((message) => console.log(message.sid))

Example 3: OpenWeatherMap API

OpenWeatherMap provides weather data for any location. Here’s some sample code in JavaScript:

const request = require('request');

const apiKey = 'YOUR-API-KEY-HERE';
const city = 'london';
const url = `${city}&appid=${apiKey}`;

request(url, function (err, response, body) {
    if (err) {
        console.log('error:', error);
    } else {
        const weather = JSON.parse(body);
            `It's currently ${weather.main.temp} degrees in ${}!`

These are just a few examples of the broad range of APIs available on Mashape. Happy coding!