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In our previous post we have discovered the two perspectives of API design but whatever the chosen design perspective, there’s a key concept to keep in mind when designing APIs: Consistency. But what does really means being consistent in API design and why does it matter? This is what we will talk about in this post. […]

- May 18, 2017
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API design is a matter of point of view, an API can be designed from two perspectives: outside in and inside out. While the outside in approach focuses on creating an API from the consumer point of view regardless of what happens behind the API; the inside out one focuses on giving consumers direct access […]

- May 03, 2017
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Over the past few years, Restlet has had a large community of developers leverage its platform to design, test and host API’s for lots of different purposes. With Restlet Client, developers and testers can use the platform to test and automate APIs. In Restlet Client, a Scenario is an ordered sequence of requests that can […]

- May 02, 2017
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When developers started around 2003 to look into REST APIs as a lighter alternative to SOAP services, not only were the heavy set of specifications discarded, but the associated tooling  was perceived as unnecessary. REST and pure HTTP being so much simpler and by nature very interoperable, why would you need contracts, code generators and […]

- April 26, 2017
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We are happy to announce that Restlet Studio now supports RAML 1.0 export and import. Let’s take this opportunity to have a look at the differences between RAML 1.0 and its main counterpart, OAS 2.0. What is RAML 1.0? RAML (RESTful API Modeling Language) is one of the most popular API definition languages along with […]

- April 12, 2017
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This article is part of a blog posts series on how to automate your API test scenarios with different CI/CD platforms. This issue will help you get started with Circle CI. You may want to take a look at the Travis CI tutorial as well. Interested to see one in particular? Please let us know […]

- April 03, 2017
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Now with more expressivity than before, Restlet Studio is the easiest and most accurate way to design your APIs, and export them to OAS / Swagger with absolute precision. These improvements are all included in your automatically generated and hosted API documentation. Restlet Studio is growing to meet the demands of its community of API […]

- March 27, 2017
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If you have been using Restlet Client (formerly known as DHC) for a while you might be familiar with Contexts. These have been enhanced and renamed to Environments to make it clearer and easier to grasp. Why are we changing them? Predominantly to provide a better user experience by facilitating ease of use. Your feedback […]

- March 08, 2017
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API Developer Weekly – February 16, 2017 – Issue #149 A hand-curated weekly newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news.   Hot Topics Box’s Seamless Approach To API Documentation API documentation doesn’t have to be overly technical and boring. […]

- February 16, 2017
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Jacob Birmingham and his wife Karynthia spread health, nutrition and quality of life through juicing. Their business, The Juicery, in Madison, Alabama, uses Restlet to scale their backend scheduling and ordering system to supply cold-pressed juice throughout northern Alabama. Starting with Google Sheets to Track Juice Production Karynthia and Jacob started The Juicery by themselves […]

- February 15, 2017
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