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

Guillaume Laforge, our Product Ninja and Advocate, will be speaking at JavaOne about the Groovy programming language and REST API tools and libraries. He’s been selected as one of the “featured speakers” of the conference. If you’re using Restlet Framework, Restlet Studio or APISpark, don’t hesitate to tell Guillaume about it, he’ll be more than […]

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By: | Date: June 19, 2015 | Write a comment

Vim vs Emacs has always been a rather fun debate (but ultimately Vim will always win, of course), and the proof of the pudding is that there’s a REST console plugin for Vim! Under the hood, it’s using cURL for interacting with those Web APIs. But just as I tweeted about this REST support in […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, News, REST
By: | Date: June 12, 2015 | Write a comment

Should every company consider providing an API wonders Arnaud Lauret (alias API Handyman), yes he answers, on Nordics API blog, debunking common myths around APIs, and detailing what companies have to gain by opening up APIs. Mike Amundsen interviews Swagger founder Tony Tam on InfoQ. Manfred Bortenschlager shares one of the last posts of his […]

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By: | Date: June 05, 2015 | Write a comment

Steven Willmott shares his vision for APIs and Scripting as the future of creativity in the second machine age — with my Groovy programming language hat on, this is exactly how I envision empowering any person to build useful ideas, by glueing API bricks with some scripting! Guillaume Laforge shared the presentation he made at […]

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By: | Date: June 05, 2015 | Write a comment

This week, I had the chance to attend the 7th edition of the GR8Conf Europe conference, in Copenhagen, Denmark — a conference where all the Groovy programming language community gathers to learn about the latest development in the Groovy ecosystem. Lots of interesting topics were covered, on the latest news about Groovy, the Grails web […]

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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: REST
By: | Date: May 18, 2015 | 3 comments

In a previous post, we describe the best practices of API design (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 server […]

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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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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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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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