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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 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 18, 2015 | 1 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 11, 2015 | 2 comments

Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing. Palo Alto, Calif., May 11, 2015 – Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for creating web APIs, today announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the “Cool Vendors in Specialized PaaS, 2015” (1) report by Gartner, Inc. The report […]

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Categories: Restlet General
By: | Date: April 24, 2015 | Write a comment

Jérôme Louvel interviews RAML creator Uri Sarid for InfoQ and talks about the API industry, governance, technology and acquisitions. Kirsten Hunter is writing a book called Irresistible APIs, and you can follow the book progress with Manning’s Early Access Program. And if you’re interested, you can use the code “mlhunter” to get a discount (valid […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST
By: | Date: April 17, 2015 | Write a comment

InfoWorld’s Serdar Yegulalp writes about Twitter’s firehose shut-off as a hazard to the API economy. Kin Lane comes back on the topic as well. Nordics Apis explains that APIs are part of the “creative palette” mentioning the case of Absolut Vodka’s drink API! Bruno Pedro, in part 3 of the API lifecycle development stage speaks about […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST
By: | Date: April 10, 2015 | Write a comment

Ole Lensmar of SmartBear authored a guest post on 3Scale’s blog on Swagger for the masses, covering SmartBear’s plans for Swagger and the governance of the Swagger specification. With all the buzz around Swagger, I’d like to highlight a recent addition to APISpark: built-in Swagger UI support, to quickly try out your APIs directly from […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST
By: | Date: April 03, 2015 | Write a comment

Happy Easter everyone! Our little Sparky mascot here at Restlet is having fun with Easter bunnies and eating some chocolate eggs! And speaking of Easter, there’s a fun little API game where you have to wade through a maze to find some Easter eggs — I even created a little Groovy script to explore the […]

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Categories: General, News, REST
By: | Date: March 27, 2015 | Write a comment

Seems that you enjoyed the first edition of “this week in API land”? So let’s continue on our journey to share interesting API related content! First of all, I’d like to start with birthday wishes! cURL just turned 17 last week! All API developers have come to be pretty intimate with cURL when interacting with […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST
By: | Date: March 25, 2015 | Write a comment

The venerable cURL command-line tool to interact with URLs throughout various protocols just turned 17 last week. Daniel Stenberg, the creator of cURL, is still to this day the leader of the project, showing an amazing track record, and gives an interesting overview of the cURL story on his blog. Daniel started cURL when Open […]

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Categories: APISpark, Ecosystem, General, REST