8 Fun, Random, and Useless APIs to Tinker With Today

Thomas Bush

Whether you’re an API newbie just learning the ropes, or an experienced developer looking for new ways to procrastinate, we think we have the perfect pastime for you. In fact, we have eight of them…

That’s right. In this article, we’re counting down on eight of the web’s fun, random, and useless APIs that you can start tinkering with today. Read more

Review of Everest API Testing Tool

We check out Everest, an open source API testing project. 

Testing is a fundamental part of the API development cycle. Accordingly, the tools used for testing are just as essential as the test itself. In the average development cycle, thousands, perhaps tens of thousands, of API queries will be passed through and tested to ensure data integrity, response clarity, and user experience. Read more

8 Tiny API Docs Tweaks That Deliver Big On DX

Thomas Bush

Creating brilliant API documentation can be tricky. It’s something of a balancing act: curating the essential information developers need to get started quickly, while still fleshing out other, more complicated topics in detail. But what if you could improve the developer experience for users across the board with just a few simple tweaks? Read more

What is Coming In HTTP/3 QUIC?

HTTP/3 is a robust protocol, offering many gains with few adoption blockers. The promise of this protocol, however, is just that – a promise. While the protocol is, in theory, an attractive proposition, it still has quite a lot of iteration to go through, which has left many programmers with a simple question – what is the current state of HTTP/3 and QUIC, and what is explicitly the protocol offering compared to HTTP/2 and HTTP/1? Read more