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

Managing an existing API with APISpark allows API developers or owners to easily add a layer of authentication, access control, rate limitation, IP filtering, response caching, analytics, on top of their API, without having to implement those aspects on their own. For that purpose, a proxy agent is needed, that will serve as an intermediary […]

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Categories: APISpark, General
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, General, News, REST
By: | Date: June 17, 2015 | Write a comment

What if you could communicate with your car thanks to your phone? It’s not science-fiction at all, it’s actually what Ericsson Research is doing with the help of Restlet Framework and IFTTT!

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Categories: General, IoT, Restlet Framework
By: | Date: June 16, 2015 | Write a comment

In order to get started with APISpark, you need to first create an account on the platform. This account is where your cells (API definitions, data stores, etc.) will be stored, and where APISpark will collect the statistics on cell calls, users, errors, etc.  so that you can view them easily. APISpark offers two options […]

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Categories: APISpark
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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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News, REST, Swagger
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 29, 2015 | Write a comment

Jérôme Louvel interviewed API Blueprint founder about the current status of the specification, the upcoming 1.0 release, and more. Mike Amundsen has started a promising series of articles on InfoQ, starting with a primer on API description, discovery and profiles, followed by an API design process by Ronnie Mitra.

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Categories: Ecosystem, General, News
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 22, 2015 | Write a comment

This week was under the hospice of the GlueCon conference in Denver! And we have some news and content about the conference to share today. Restlet and Smartbear partner to deliver Restlet Studio plugin in Ready! API (more info here for how to use the plugin). Just as the Java programming language is celebrating its […]

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