How AI Can Help Scale API Ecosystems

Thomas Bush

The API ecosystem is facing a serious scalability issue. While current responsibilities associated with designing, coding, and maintaining APIs are still very manageable, we’re likely to see a huge increase in the number of APIs — public and private — over the coming years. Read more

What is API Orchestration?

Kristopher Sandoval

The API space is ever-evolving. As the needs of end-users grow in both complexity and frequency, new software development strategies continue to emerge. When working with APIs, it’s not uncommon to see a network of systems handling a single purpose. In fact, during the modern age of microservice architectures, this has become the design paradigm de jure, with each API operating a small fraction of the much larger machine. Read more

Building a RESTful API Using Node.JS and MongoDB

Kaustubh Ghadge

Without a doubt, Application Programming Interfaces or APIs play a very important role in communication and data exchange between servers and services. From computers to smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT), applications talk and exchange info via APIs. Almost every day we use or interact with an API service, and many sites use a custom API to scale up their website. Read more

How Does JSON:API Compare To REST and GraphQL?

Kristopher Sandoval

There are nearly as many options for API tools and design styles as there are APIs themselves. The modern API industry has a variety of specifications, frameworks, paradigms, architectures, integrations, and extensions that make each API instance unique. Today, we’re going to take a look at three of those options. Read more

Porting a JS Library to a React Component

Shirley Lee

Guest post from Kloudless helps improve React interoperability

With the recent growth in front-end technologies, React has become one of the most popular frameworks. We’ve also seen interoperability among these frameworks become a high priority, especially when including vanilla JavaScript. Read more

20+ Resources To Nail Down Tough API Security Concepts

Kristopher Sandoval

API concepts, especially those around security, can often be confusing. While we generally understand basic concepts like “credentials,” trying to explain how the ROPC Flow differs from the Client Credentials Flow can often devolve relatively quickly into acronyms and diagrams. Accordingly, we’ve compiled a list of 20 resources that help to nail these concepts down. Read more