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By: | Date: July 20, 2015 | Write a comment

In our previous screencast, we guided you through creating your first API from scratch on APISpark, but for this new video, let’s step back a little and take a moment to have a quick look around the APISpark console. In this new screencast, you’ll discover: the APISpark dashboard, showing the various APIs and data stores […]

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By: | Date: July 07, 2015 | Write a comment

Beyond our tutorials and user guides, in particular for visual learners, it’s important to see how to do and discover things with pictures and animations. That’s why we’ve worked on a first “getting started” screencast, on the subject of creating your first API from scratch.

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

APISpark users tell us they love the user guide. Comprehensive, easy to read, with lots of screen captures… We are convinced that good documentation is key to successful adoption of a product such as APISpark. But when you are in the middle of the action, it’s not always easy to go back and forth between […]

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Categories: APISpark, User interface
By: | Date: March 12, 2015 | Write a comment

The version of APISpark we just deployed introduces a new feature to accelerate the creation of APIs: the Quickstart Wizard. This neat new wizard provides step-by-step guidance for the most common tasks APISpark users perform.

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Categories: APISpark, User interface
By: | Date: February 20, 2009 | 5 comments

After a long investment in WS-*/SOAP initiatives, Microsoft has recognized the value of REST. But they didn’t adopt REST only on the surface, they have put in place a comprehensive offer and are actively working to demonstrate and facilitate the interoperability with other platforms such as Java. Silverlight Facing a strong competition in the Rich […]

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By: | Date: July 25, 2008 | 26 comments

Google Web Toolkit is a very successful technology that brings Java right inside Web browsers. It could be compared to traditional Applets but without requiring any extra plugin and with a more natural integration with the browser artifacts. How is it possible? Well, they built a smart Java compiler that produces highly optimized JavaScript ‘bytecode’. […]

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By: | Date: May 05, 2008 | Write a comment

Since 2004, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has become a forefront user of Eclipse RCP (Rich Client Platform). As explained by Jeff Norris in the foreword of the “Eclipse RCP” book, this choice was driven by the UI-level features as well as the modularity offered by Eclipse’s plug-in architecture : Equinox. The usage of Eclipse RCP […]

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By: | Date: May 04, 2007 | Write a comment

In a previous post, I’ve introduced you to frevvo, a start-up that provides Web 2.0 visual forms, with a full WYSIWYG builder based on AJAX. Recently, they have been playing with Restlet and implemented one of the REST design pattern (“View and Entity resources”) that was discussed by the Restlet community. It is a very […]

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By: | Date: March 26, 2007 | Write a comment

I would like to encourage you to have a look at frevvo, a Web start-up launched by some friends, that provides a full solution to handle complex Web 2.0 forms, right from your browser. One of their strong selling points is the great form designer available as a Web application (AJAX based). Also, the form […]

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By: | Date: January 03, 2006 | 2 comments

Have you noticed all the recent pessimism around Java and the hype pushing concurrent platforms like Ruby on Rails? A domain which frequently receives critics is the Swing GUI framework, supposed to be old, slow and badly designed. I’ve worked with it since the beta releases and still follow its evolution closely. The release of […]

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Categories: Java, User interface