Posts Tagged: distribution


Content Negotiation For Web API Longevity

Every so often, a new image file format comes along that does a better job of compressing images than JPEG or PNG. We’ve seen Google pushing its own Webp format, (purportedly 26% smaller in size compared to PNGs), and new formats BPG and FLIF are contenders, packaging images in less and less space and time then their predecessors. Read more

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APIs as a Content Distribution Channel

The definition of an API Platform includes the requirement that the data published via an API should be core to the organization exposing it. That means that it is data critical to the success of the organization. Making that available in any way often takes courage, as it is a relatively new approach to most businesses that are more akin to keeping secrets than to promote openness. Read more