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By: | Date: August 09, 2016 | Write a comment

It has been some time since we released the very first public available version 0.3. The version already included all the main components: history, repository, and contexts. That was on September 15th 2011. The DHC team will soon be celebrating its five year anniversary. DHC introduced HATEOAS support in form of hyperlinks Our ultimate […]

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By: | Date: August 04, 2016 | Write a comment

We introduced a new feature to help you quickly explore and learn useful tips and hints on how to become more productive with DHC. It is not easy to find a non intrusive way how to incorporate this into DHC. You know, our ultimate goal is to make you more productive, and to make API […]

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Categories: API testing, DHC by Restlet, Products, REST · Tags: ,
By: | Date: August 01, 2016 | Write a comment

This version is mainly a bug fixing release. We have brought a lot of new stuff recently and we strive to deliver you the best quality. You will find a list of what has been fixed below. I would also like to mention that this version is bringing an improved experience for teams as well. […]

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By: | Date: June 07, 2016 | Write a comment

Spoiler alert: this post is about an interview in French, so if you don’t understand French you’re probably not going to be interested. Even if their name makes it sound like they come straight from the Cirque du Soleil, the Castcodeurs don’t fly the trapeze but they walk the tightrope of educating French developers about […]

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By: | Date: April 25, 2016 | Write a comment

I was fortunate to speak at the Devoxx France conference on REST API design, in front of a room full of 850 developers! I’ve published the slides on Slideshare, and you can watch them below as well: The never-ending REST API design debate — Devoxx France 2016 from Restlet

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By: | Date: April 18, 2016 | 8 comments

In the previous part of the article, we dealt with the way to manage data from a RESTful service and to link requests with form elements. We now tackle global issues like request interception, error handling, security, and retry. Intercepting requests The request interception feature isn’t provided out of the box by Angular2. That said, […]

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By: | Date: April 12, 2016 | 13 comments

In the first part, we set up in APISpark the RESTful service we will use all along this article. We then deal with the foundations of the HTTP support of Angular2. In this second part, we will go further by describing more advanced issues. Defining request options Some data are common to every requests and […]

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By: | Date: December 15, 2015 | 3 comments

Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) allows us to use Web applications within browsers when domains aren’t the same. For example, a site with domain wants to execute AJAX requests to a Web application with domain using HTTP. Using CORS isn’t so simple especially when you face debugging difficulties. As a matter of fact, […]

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By: | Date: December 10, 2015 | Write a comment

HTTP provides a smart mechanism to manage formats of exchanged payloads. This mechanism is responsible for selecting the appropriate representation when servicing an HTTP request. This feature is called content negotiation or CONNEG. In this post, we will describe how to use it, as well as the different headers involved and the possible status codes […]

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By: | Date: November 16, 2015 | 2 comments

Last week, I had the chance to present at the Devoxx conference in Antwerp, Belgium, one of the biggest tech conferences in Europe, gathering over 3500 developers each year. This year, I talked about the never-ending debate on REST API design, covering quickly the basics of REST, and then moving on to HTTP verbs and […]

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Categories: REST