Serverless, GraphQL, Go, microservices… disruptive tech offers great benefits, but is “boring” tech better from a pragmatic viewpoint?
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. No need to reinvent the wheel. The KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid!) principle. There are plenty of expressions and the like out there that advocate embracing the tried and tested over the complex and newfangled, but sometimes the siren song of cutting-edge technology is just too much to resist. Read more
For non-technical folks, API jargon can seem like another language. But for some API developers and consumers, that’s literally the case. English has, as it has in so many areas, become the de facto language of choice for programming and API development. Read more
Eight years is a long time in any business, but that’s perhaps nowhere more true than the tech space. Indulge us for a moment, and let’s think back to 2010…
We saw Jesse Eisenberg forever linked with Mark Zuckerberg by The Social Network. Read more
With API breaches emerging by the week, testing is more crucial than ever
There’s a tendency to believe that if something is working, it’s fine. As the saying goes, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The problem with this is that, particularly when it comes to APIs, it isn’t always easy to spot whether or not something is broken. Read more
Because they power applications used by hundreds, thousands, and even millions of people, security is hugely important when creating APIs. Despite this, perhaps due to their now outdated reputation as niche products “just for techies,” there can be a bit of an air of complacency around API security. Read more