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To our Restlet community, partners and customers, I’m happy to announce our recent acquisition by Talend, a provider of cloud and big data integration solutions, with strong open source roots and track record of success. A leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality, and […]

- November 27, 2017
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Restlet Client helps you test your APIs by validating responses using assertions. Based on your feedback, we’ve added new powerful operators that allow you to express more (and write less!) If you want to know more about testing within Restlet Client please refer to our brand-new dedicated documentation. Matching strings with Regular Expressions Regular expressions […]

- November 06, 2017
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If you have an API running in production, you probably have a lot of peripheral needs around it such as generating client SDKs for your API consumers, maintaining API documentation, and testing your API. A lot of this can be automated, and the modern approach is to do this in a CI/CD environment. In part […]

- October 30, 2017
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Rolling out a new version of an API involves more than pushing some code to production. You probably also want to publish documentation to your users, and release client SDKs. API definitions provide you with all the tools you need to perform those tasks but really, nobody wants to generate these items manually on every […]

- October 25, 2017
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As assertions are at the heart of any testing strategy, we decided to encourage users to make the most of them. This is why we’ve been working on a new engine in Restlet Client that automatically suggests assertions for test requests. The suggestion engine is context aware, meaning it will only suggest assertions that are […]

- September 28, 2017
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Restlet Client recently released a feature called “automatic update of expressions” that helps to maintain expression consistency when requests are moved. Expressions were added to Restlet Client years ago. When you want to reuse the output of one request as an input for another, use an expression; this unleashes the true power of Restlet Client. Let’s […]

- September 28, 2017
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Dear readers, Postman Collection v2 import has landed in Restlet Client Let’s speak freely, Postman and Restlet Client (f.k.a DHC) are great tools and have been around for 5 years already. Both products have evolved a lot and have sometimes taken different paths. An example is the testing capability: Postman tests are based on code […]

- August 09, 2017
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APIs defined in Restlet Studio now benefit from mocks which will simulate the API’s behavior. To activate your API mock, open Restlet Studio, navigate to your API’s settings page, and hit enable. Why mock? API mocks can bring several improvements to your development workflow: They can be used during the design phase to prototype and validate […]

- July 17, 2017
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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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