Posts Tagged: Stockholm

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API Longevity, Devious Drones, and Bourbon: Insights From the 2016 Platform Summit

A packed house for a Spotify presentation by Horia Jurcut at the end of Day 1

Over 300 API practitioners. 53 talks. 6 demos. 3 workshops. 3 days. Endless coffee.

Sound familiar? If you’re into APIs and were in Stockholm this week you were probably experiencing the 2016 Platform Summit — the Nordic region’s largest web API event to date. Read more

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Building APIs on the JVM Using Kotlin and Spark – Part 2

If you are building APIs or microservices on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), you owe it to yourself to check out the micro-framework Spark. This tiny toolkit is designed after a similar Ruby framework called Sinatra, providing a library that makes it easy to create APIs and web sites. Read more

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Building APIs on the JVM Using Kotlin and Spark – Part 1

When you start a new API project, one of the first questions to answer is what programming language to use. Picking the right one can make all the difference. Some languages help solve certain problems while others inhibit solutions. Even after a language is chosen and tens-of-thousands of lines of code have been written, there is the possibility of reducing complexity by using new languages on the same runtime. Read more

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What Exactly is an API Platform? A Competitive Edge That’s What!

Recent developments in social technologies have placed the consumer at the center of growth strategies, raising the need to rethink the way we define and understand business. Long gone are the days where consumers are considered a passive audience. Instead, they are potential distribution partners, and play a key role in the transformation of value. Read more