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  • Dec 18, 2015
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Introducing new open-source tools for the Elixir community

Steve Cohen

Steve Cohen is a heavy consumer of Elixir on the Product Platform team

The eighties aren’t typically remembered as a somber and serious decade. Yet, while the masses were listening to Wang Chung’s “Everybody have fun tonight” and hoping for a DeLorean based time machine, several engineers at a Swedish telecom company were accidentally inventing the future. They were solving a problem for telecommunications, but by a strange coincidence, the problem they were solving also turned out to be very similar to the problems faced by engineers that would see that DeLorean time machine after it completed its 30 year jump to the future.

Pinterest engineering blog

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  • Oct 14, 2015
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Grace Hopper code challenge meets the Pinterest API

Kelsey Stemmler

Kelsey Stemmler is a software engineer on the Partner and Developer Platform team, and is a core member building the developer API

Are you going to The Grace Hopper Celebration this year? Do you love writing code? Try out our creative and hands-on code challenge!

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  • Sep 24, 2015
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Start building with the Pinterest API

Zack Argyle

Zack Argyle is a software engineer on the Developer Platform team

Our developer sandbox is now open, which means you can access the Pinterest API to start building apps and integrations with Pinterest. When you’re ready to publicly launch your app, you’ll need to submit it for a quick review. 

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  • May 4, 2015
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Introducing the Pinterest Developers Platform

Josh Inkenbrandt

Josh is a product manager on the Developer Platform team

Every day, millions of people use Pinterest to save creative ideas for recipes, articles, places to travel, products and more. Today we’re announcing the beta version of the Pinterest Developers Platform, a suite of APIs for developers to build apps and integrations that bring Pins to life.

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