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By: | Date: August 04, 2015 | Write a comment

Last week we hosted a live workshop with Kin Lane, API Evangelist, to show you how to participate in the Summer of APIs virtual hackathon. In this workshop, Kin shows how to find an open data source, how to input it in a Google Sheet and format it so that it is accepted by APISpark. He then […]

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By: | Date: July 31, 2015 | Write a comment

Matthew Reinbold is working on an APISpark hosted API and website listing upcoming Web API events. You’ll be able to find conferences and meetups in your area, on the theme of Web APIs. Kin Lane augments data sources and APIs with POST, PUT, DELETE using APISpark. On Nordic APIs blog, Arnaud “API Handyman” Lauret writes […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: July 29, 2015 | Write a comment

Martello Technologies develop fault, performance, and management solutions for Unified Communications (UC) systems, with a specialization on Mitel UC. Martello has been working with its partner, one of the top worldwide UC vendors, to automate provisioning for VoIP devices, using the Restlet Framework, and developed with the Groovy programming language. We interviewed Antoine Roux, lead […]

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By: | Date: July 24, 2015 | Write a comment

For the Summer of APIs hackathon, Thierry Templier posted about his participation in the program, showing how to use APISpark, D3.js, TopoJSON, to visualize Open Data sets. APIs are the next evolution of the Web says API evangelist Kin Lane, mentioning how solutions like APISpark, Zapier and Blockspring enable anyone to deploy, consume and orchestrate […]

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By: | Date: July 24, 2015 | Write a comment

Last month, Restlet and API Evangelist launched a virtual hackathon: Summer of API, focused on implementing Web APIs exposing an Open Data set. The hackathon lasts all summer, so it gives you plenty of time to think about a real project, design it, implement it, and finally participate in the program!

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Categories: APISpark, Ecosystem, General
By: | Date: July 21, 2015 | 4 comments

As you may have noticed, at Restlet, we are fond of the bees. Our mascot, Sparky, is a big part of our company and so we decided to do something good for the bee community: we sponsored a hive! What does that mean? Well the concept is pretty simple. Every month, we give a little something ($$, […]

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Categories: General, Restlet General
By: | Date: July 20, 2015 | Write a comment

In our previous screencast, we guided you through creating your first API from scratch on APISpark, but for this new video, let’s step back a little and take a moment to have a quick look around the APISpark console. In this new screencast, you’ll discover: the APISpark dashboard, showing the various APIs and data stores […]

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By: | Date: July 17, 2015 | Write a comment

Last week, Amazon announced its API gateway, and this week we have more coverage and reactions to the news, with an article on InfoQ, more thoughts from Kin Lane who would like more hypermedia in the mix, Steven Willmott of 3scale contrasting the 3scale offering an Amazon’s API gateway, and Mark O’Neill from Axway seeing […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: July 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Grön Gåva is a Swedish e-Commerce company that focuses on organic food and health products, even before those terms were fashionable. Established 15 years ago, in northern Sweden, the company has pioneered selling such good online since the very beginning, with their first online shops in 2000. More recently, Grön Gåva also diversified its offering […]

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Categories: APISpark, Case study, General
By: | Date: July 10, 2015 | Write a comment

Restlet and Streamdata.IO partner to deliver API live streaming. The Restlet and Streamdata.IO team built a little demo showcasing a quiz app, showing live voting updating in near-realtime. Try the HTTP Status Code Quiz! I’m fortunate to have had the chance of being a guest poster on Kin’s API Evangelist blog! I’ve detailed a walkthrough […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News