Posts Tagged: HTTP

Reverse Engineering In-App Purchases Within Mobile Gaming APIs

Hacking is an incredibly misunderstood term. The media has portrayed the practice at one of two extremes — either a hacker is a hooded, mysterious “anti-hero” fighting the big bad evil of corporatocracy, or a stereotypically capricious counter-culture hero shouting “hack the planet”. Read more

Securing Your Data Stream with P2P Encryption

A system is only as secure as its weakest part — the most expensive chain in the world wrapped around deeply sunk steel columns is worthless if tied together with zip ties. The same holds true for security in the API space. Read more

Microservice Showdown – REST vs SOAP vs Apache Thrift (And Why It Matters)

The world of APIs is changing. While the early API landscape was largely dominated by monoliths, or an application which provides all of its services through a giant, singular application, the modern API development architecture has been steadily moving towards microservices. Read more

Building A Better Voice Mail Using Twilio

View Part Two in this series here.

Telephony applications have come a long way since the days when you had to build complicated integrations with several providers, each using their own API. One of the services that is excelling at abstracting the relationship between integrators and providers is Twilio, a popular platform that lets developers put in place different types of communications applications. Read more