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Designing Evolvable APIs for the Web: Identification


The current business and technical relevance of Web APIs is visible and documented in an increasing number of articles, products and conferences. However, these efforts have been mostly centered on the API (Application Programming Interface) side and less on the Web. This article is the first in a series that aims to bring the focus…

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How Do You Connect Every Company in the World?


The ancient Sumerians were the first known civilization to record their culture on cuneiform tablets. Much of the written artifacts that exist today from that time are not eloquent prose, tales of old quests, or elegant poetry — but administrative cataloging. Some of the world’s first invoices evolved from tablets engraved in cuneiform. Basically, ancient B2B….

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What Languages Should Your API Helper Libraries Support?


Shipping a great API isn’t just about exposing an endpoint in a RESTful manner. Yes, plenty of developer users will be fine making HTTP requests, but for some, that is not enough. Whether community curated or vendor supplied, code libraries are often created to help extend an application programming interface — API — into specific…

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eBook Released: Programming APIs with the Spark Web Framework


We’re excited to announce the release of a mini development guide Programming APIs With the Spark Web Framework. Learn how to master Spark, a free open source micro framework that can be used to develop powerful APIs alongside JVM-based programming languages. Visit our eBooks page today to grab a FREE copy. Or, download straight to your Kindle from Amazon or Leanpub….

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