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Developer deep dives

How to use Places API

How to use the Places API


In just a few simple steps, you’ll be up and running with your first API call in no time. First create an account, next create a project and generate an API key, then build and test your API call.

The power of hexagons

The power of hexagons


At the Open Data Science Conference East, Foursquare’s Senior Staff Engineer Nick Rabinowitz contributed to the Big Data Analytics track, discussing how Foursquare’s Unfolded platform is transforming geospatial analysis with H3 and Hex Tiles.

API World

API World 2021 API strategy fireside chat


At API World + AI DevWorld 2021, Kyle Fowler, Director of Development and Consumer Experience, moderates a Fireside Chat on API strategy.

Developer Week Global Enterprise

Developer Week Global Enterprise


At DeveloperWeekGlobal, Kyle Fowler, Director of Development and Consumer Experience, takes you through the process of building an exceptional enterprise API.


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Behind the Scenes of our Data Science Hackathon

September 30, 2022

This summer, Foursquare hosted its first-ever data science hackathon on Kaggle. Participants were challenged to predict which POI updates represented the…

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Places API

Going behind the scenes of Foursquare’s Places API

June 14, 2022

Foursquare’s Places API continues to provide businesses with powerful POI search results and help deliver personalized data-driven user experiences. Just…

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