Posts Tagged: community

Hope You Like Jammin’ Too: Understanding JAMstack

As web API aficionados, we’re always on the lookout for new web development styles. And today, we have a new one for you. If you love working with JavaScript, APIs, and Markup to build websites, then JAMstack is probably your new best friend. Read more

How I Bought My Property Thanks to APIs

Milton Carranza shares an interesting personal project that relied heavily on APIs — smartly purchasing a house in a volatile Prague market

Introduction

Buying property in the current real estate market in Prague has become hard, time-consuming and expensive. This is due to multiple factors: price, income, unwillingness to commute, strong demand, and a decreasing supply of new properties. Read more

Public Awareness for APIs Sucks. Here’s What We Can Do.

It wouldn’t be exaggerating to say that APIs are the cornerstone of modern technology. If you’ve ever taken a computer science class, you’ll know that programming can get pretty boring when there’s nothing to link your application to.

Enter the “Application Programming Interface,” or “API,” and all of a sudden you have the tools needed to pull data from all around the world, using services that others have already built to make the most of physical data sensors, internet, and mobile technology. Read more

Tips On Building A Developer Community

These days, developer communities come in all shapes and sizes. There are tight-knit local meetups for niche programming languages. Groups form around everything from GraphQL to Docker, and massive online communities center around platforms like Github or Stack Overflow. And occasionally, communities emerge around company-specific API platforms too; take Twilio, Shopify, or Fidor, for example. Read more

5 Frequent Developer Community Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

We’ve been in the API game for a little while now, and we’ve seen our fair share of compelling developer communities being cultivated. On the flipside, we’ve also seen some epic fails. At our 2016 Platform Summit, Shayne Parmelee, developer experience lead at Shopify, talked about some of his own successes (and failures) during his time with the company. Read more