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By: | Date: January 12, 2016 | Write a comment

In a previous post, we discussed what APISpark can bring to existing Web APIs and more specifically to those implemented with the Restlet Framework. This leverages the Connector feature that allows you to proxy existing Web APIs hosted outside the APISpark platform to easily apply services like API call monitor, analytics, rate limitations, etc. Since […]

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By: | Date: January 08, 2016 | Write a comment

Following up a first part, Thierry Templier continues on his journey to explain what the APISpark platform brings to a Restlet Framework based API. For InfoQ, Jérôme Louvel interviewed Tony Tam on the OpenAPI initiative and latest Swagger news.

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: January 06, 2016 | 3 comments

In the first part of the article, we saw how to start with Angular 2 to be able to display a list of elements. This list was hard-coded and it’s time to go furter to show how to use more advanced features like services and HTTP to provide a real-world application. Leveraging a service for […]

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By: | Date: January 04, 2016 | Write a comment

In the first part of this article, we described the key features of APISpark connectors and what they can bring to existing Web APIs. We will focus here on how to plug existing Web APIs written with Restlet Framework on the platform. Getting Swagger definition from Restlet Framework applications As we saw, creating the Swagger definition of […]

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By: | Date: January 01, 2016 | Write a comment

Thierry Templier talks about the connector capability of APISpark to manage existing Web APIs, and will soon uncover part 2, showing how to apply the connector to a Restlet Framework based API. Thierry also shows how to create an Angular.JS 2 web frontend on top of an API hosted by APISpark. It’s the occasion to […]

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By: | Date: December 30, 2015 | 1 comment

A few days ago the Angular team released the first beta version of Angular 2. They made a funny announcement in Developer News Worldwide for December 15 2015. To celebrate this great news, we created a simple Angular 2 application that interacts with a Web API implemented and hosted within the APISpark platform. During the […]

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By: | Date: December 28, 2015 | Write a comment

The APISpark platform lets you craft your Web API very easily and then host it, but it’s not the only supported feature. The platform supports three different components as emphasized in the following figure: In addition to Web APIs, Descriptors allow you to design a Web API by, creating a structure from scratch or importing […]

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By: | Date: December 25, 2015 | Write a comment

It’s the Christmas edition of my API news column. The whole Restlet team is joining me to wish you a Merry Christmas! A startup journey on Amazon Web Services: from bare metal monolith, to serverless microservices. Benoît Hédiard talks about microservices developed in the Groovy programming language on Amazon Lambda, triggered by Amazon API Gateway. […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
By: | Date: December 21, 2015 | Write a comment

Restlet Framework provides several approaches to handle exceptions on both client and server sides. You can choose to use the Restlet Framework API itself or use a higher level approach based on custom exceptions and / or annotated exceptions.

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By: | Date: December 18, 2015 | Write a comment

The world is abuzz with Star Wars, the force awakens! I had the chance to interview Paul Hallett about the Star Wars API! And don’t worry, if you haven’t seen the movie yet, there’s no spoilers in there! Lorinda Brandon launches the API Craft blog, a place to explore, question and hypothesize with the API […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News