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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: General, REST
By: | Date: November 05, 2015 | Write a comment

Today Restlet joined the Open API Initiative (OAI) as a founding member. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, this new initiative is an unique opportunity for the API community to unite around a common API language that will facilitate the integration among various API tools offered by both open source projects and commercial vendors. Being part […]

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By: | Date: October 07, 2015 | 1 comment

RESTful services are completely independent from clients. That means that services aren’t aware of clients that will use them and can be potentially consumed by different client kinds like applications and UIs. In the case of UIs, you need to take into account permissions in order to only provide the actions users can actually use. […]

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Categories: REST
By: | Date: September 24, 2015 | Write a comment

One thousand hackers sprinted for 24 hours to take home $85,000 in prizes for the best use of APIs. Some of the world’s largest companies spent all night trying to convince developers to use their API to build amazing things.

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By: | Date: September 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Hi! My name is Paul Doscher, and I am now the Old Surfer Dude here at Restlet. You know we at Restlet love unusual job titles, and someday I will tell the story about mine. In a more conventional company, my title would be CEO. This means that from now on, I will have the […]

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By: | Date: September 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Restlet is pleased to announce the acquisition of DHC, the Dev HTTP Client Chrome app and online service. With the DHC team and technology now on board, Restlet enriches its tool belt with a handy and powerful solution for Web API discovery, testing and debugging. Our goal is to bring you a complete platform and […]

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Categories: General, News, Restlet General
By: | Date: September 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Popular API testing product extends Restlet’s reach as provider of most complete cloud platform for API design, development and deployment Palo Alto, Calif., September 15, 2015 — Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for APIs, today announced the acquisition of DHC, the leading provider of API testing solutions, as part of a strategy […]

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By: | Date: September 15, 2015 | Write a comment

Open source business expert expects Restlet Platform to bring consumerization of APIs with easy, self-service model in the cloud Palo Alto, Calif., September 15, 2015 — Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for APIs, today announced that Paul Doscher has been named as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer and a member […]

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By: | Date: September 01, 2015 | Write a comment

Restlet JS 0.4 was recently released. Restlet JS is a port of the open source Restlet Framework to the JavaScript language to be able to use its concepts with Node and within Web browsers.

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