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By: | Date: May 29, 2015 | Write a comment

Jérôme Louvel interviewed API Blueprint founder about the current status of the specification, the upcoming 1.0 release, and more. Mike Amundsen has started a promising series of articles on InfoQ, starting with a primer on API description, discovery and profiles, followed by an API design process by Ronnie Mitra.

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: May 27, 2015 | Write a comment

Last week Restlet and Sparky were at Gluecon, in Denver (CO) and had a blast! There were exciting industry talks. This one was given by our Chief Geek, Jerome Louvel: How REST APIs can glue all types of devices together. We showed cool demos and had very interesting talks about our API products: APISpark, Restlet […]

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Categories: General, Restlet General
By: | Date: May 22, 2015 | Write a comment

This week was under the hospice of the GlueCon conference in Denver! And we have some news and content about the conference to share today. Restlet and Smartbear partner to deliver Restlet Studio plugin in Ready! API (more info here for how to use the plugin). Just as the Java programming language is celebrating its […]

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By: | Date: May 21, 2015 | Write a comment

Jérôme Louvel, our chief geek at Restlet, was speaking at the GlueCon conference about Web APIs, and presented two sessions. The first one was about REST Web APIs, and how they are more and more becoming the glue that ties all the services and devices together. The second one explored ways to expose useful data […]

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Categories: General, REST
By: | Date: May 21, 2015 | Write a comment

May 23rd, is a special day: it’s Java’s 20th anniversary! Born in 1995, initially called Oak by its inventor James Gosling from Sun Microsystems, it was initially targeting interactive television, but progressively moved to greener pastures, with the (in-)famous Applets, and its motto “Write Once Run Anywhere”!

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By: | Date: May 20, 2015 | Write a comment

New plugin allows SmartBear Ready! API users to integrate workflow and import APIs from Restlet Studio Palo Alto, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. – May 20, 2015 – Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for creating Web APIs, and SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, today announced the […]

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Categories: Restlet Releases, Studio
By: | Date: May 20, 2015 | Write a comment

With his Groovy hat on, Restlet Product Ninja & Advocate, Guillaume Laforge, will be speaking at the GR8Conf Europe conference in Copenhagen (Denmark), early June. And Restlet is happy to announce it is sponsoring the event! Guillaume will be giving three presentations: State of the Groovy Nation: to update the Groovy community with the latest […]

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Categories: General, Groovy, News
By: | Date: May 18, 2015 | Write a comment

In a previous post, we describe how to design a Web API (i.e. RESTful service). It deals with foundations on the way to implement REST principles. The latter mainly focuses on the way to implement CRUD operations but doesn’t tackle bulk updates. The aspect is really important since it allows to minimize the interactions with the […]

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Categories: REST
By: | Date: May 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Let’s start with a shameless plug, with Restlet being proud to announce that Gartner named Restlet a Cool Vendor in specialized PaaS! Go, team, go!!! And I’ve also posted a new article on deeper domain models with APISpark’s composite properties. Happy birthday to Runscope for their 2nd anniversary! Arnaud Lauret, aka API Handyman, asks if […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: May 13, 2015 | 3 comments

Web APIs are exposing the state of your domain. Apart from trivial examples, those domains are rarely flat! It’s not just about one kind of entity with mere primitive properties, or entities with simple references to other entities. Instead, you’ll certainly have an entity with lists of properties, or more complex sub-components, and even lists […]

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Categories: APISpark