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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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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST
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 27, 2015 | Write a comment

Last week Restlet and Sparky were at Gluecon, in Denver (CO) and had a blast! There were exciting industry talks. This one was given by our Chief Geek, Jerome Louvel: How REST APIs can glue all types of devices together. We showed cool demos and had very interesting talks about our API products: APISpark, Restlet […]

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Categories: General, Restlet General
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