Sole_Wolf and I are spending our free time maintaining and evolving http://randomuser.me/ (formerly usergen.me). It is really starting to take off!
- We had our busiest day yesterday with over 3,300 hits!
- 93% of our traffic are new users.
- 12,912 unique visitors since launching less than two weeks ago.
- Everyone is talking about us on Twitter! Tons of positive feedback.
- We recently made sure we had rights to use the photos on the application, no more legal worries
Short Term Goals
We have a lot planned for this. Sole_Wolf has been doing a lot of backend work to make the system better and add more features. A few of our short term goals for the project include
- API keys to track usage by members
- Request multiple results at once
- Even more data and photos
Sole_Wolf and I have decided to close our public repo and make the project closed source. We do this because we have plans to turn this tool into something that can turn a profit. We don't want to disclose any specifics, but it's going to benefit both us and the developers that use our tool.
We are super excited at the attention this tool is getting. We can't wait to show you everything we've done!
(also, follow the project on twitter https://twitter.com/randomapi )