Posts Tagged: chat

A Beginner’s Guide to Building a Slack Bot in PHP

As one of the most popular instant messaging platforms, Slack has built a name for itself in the ChatOps space thanks to its existing popularity and an extensive list of integrations. So, how easy is it to build your own bot? Read more

How to Build a Telegram Bot Using PHP in Under 30 Minutes

Telegram is a popular instant messaging service that prides itself on security. It has all of the features you would expect from a modern chat platform, including chatbots: software-based agents that you can program to read and respond to other users’ messages. Read more

Why RingCentral’s API Is a Developer Favorite

What truly makes a usable API? We routinely discuss API best practices on the blog, but at times it helps to have a real-world model to follow. One such developer favorite API offering is the RingCentral Developer Progam.

I recently sat down with Mike Stowe, Sr. Read more

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