What Is Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)?

Kristopher Sandoval

How an organization operates is just as important as the business itself. The way teams are structured, and the methods they employ in carrying out their work is vital to the end product. To improve efficacy, efficiency, and quality, software companies adopt approaches like DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering, two paradigms currently employed throughout the industry. Read more

5 Best Free and Paid Weather APIs (2019)

Thomas Bush

We compare some web APIs that add weather data into your app

If your application has anything to do with leaving the house, there’s a good chance that weather data is one piece of the development puzzle. While there are quite a few choices out there for weather APIs, it’s difficult to find the features you need at a price that works for you… even if that price is zero! Read more

Is OpenAPI the Gateway to DevOps Success?

Art Anthony

It’s not an understatement to say that OAS (OpenAPI Specification) has changed the way many developers design their APIs, with its standardized format allowing for easier adoption and implementation of APIs.

However, the verb used in that last sentence is telling: it talks about how developers “design” their APIs, rather than how they “power” or “utilize” them. Read more

7 Mantras For Quality Developer Experience

Thomas Bush

Key takeaways from the 2019 Developer Experience LiveCast

Developer Experience is a crucial aspect of modern-day API ownership. With fierce competition between API providers in almost every industry, it’s no longer about what your API can do, but what it takes for developers to do. Read more