Posts Tagged: engine

Designing a True REST State Machine

There are many misconceptions surrounding what exactly Representational State Transfer (REST) is. The prime of which is the concept of hypermedia, or defined in full context, Hypermedia as the engine of application state (HATEOAS).

Jargon aside, hypermedia is actually a valuable idea that many self-touted “RESTful” web APIs do not adhere to. Read more

API Discovery: 11+ Ways to Find APIs

In the world of application programming interfaces or APIs, there are differing methods for cataloging these services in order to make them discoverable. Today we highlight 11 different ways to find APIs, including all the major API directories, and offer insights into the past and potential future of API discovery trends. Read more