Posts Tagged: chat

Is REST Still a Relevant API Style?

What kind of API style should you be using? From SOAP, to REST, GraphQL, and new styles like gRPC, there are many competing standards for designing APIs and the way consumers interact with them. We’ve written about each before, but as the industry changes rapidly, there are always new concerns and opportunities for comparison. Read more

4 eCommerce Industries That Hinge on API Integration

When web APIs first began appearing everywhere, they were mere supplemental technologies. Has anyone else noticed that they have now become standalone products?

APIs have merged into nearly all spheres of life, not to mention eCommerce. Without APIs, there wouldn’t be online retailing as we know it today. Read more

What does the rise of bots mean for APIs

What Does the Rise of Bots Mean for APIs?

As bot technology evolves and migrates into the API space, many API practitioners are left asking — “what does this mean for our industry?” It’s an interesting question and intellectual experiment to undertake, and one that is heavily rooted in futurism. Read more

12+ Frameworks to Build ChatOps Bots

Since GitHub integrated ChatOps into their operational strata, the concept has garnered a good deal of excitement. Essentially, ChatOps moves system operations into a group chat room, enabling developers to collaborate, initiate tests, deploy software, and build a company culture all from a single unified command line. Read more

Building an Intelligent Bot Using the Slack API

Slack is a messaging app that has exploded in popularity among all sorts of teams. One of the things that makes Slack so compelling is that it integrates well with all kinds of other applications and services — a perfect fit within API space. Read more