Before the rise of graphical interfaces and flashy user desktops, the Command Line Interface (CLI) was the only way to interact with a computer. But the retro CLI is making a comeback.
It’s a basic form of computing — the CLI accepts text commands and interprets them into functions on the operating system. Read more
Recently, there has been debate over what the best practices are for versioning an API. Many public web APIs are retired as new versions replace them, but if you were to ask Roy Fielding, creator of REST, he may tell you not to version your API at all. Read more
It isn’t much of a stretch to imagine a world where biology is accessed and modified through API calls. Not only is this not science fiction, but the first laboratory science APIs are already available. Science-as-a-Service (SciAAS) companies have started popping up, with the intent to accelerate scientific research and improvements in biotechnology. Read more
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It’s no surprise that the growth of the API economy has been accompanied by a proliferation of API management solutions as software vendors endeavor to tap into the needs of a wave of new API providers hitting the market. Read more
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APIs are all around us, driving the digital world and largely responsible for some pretty astounding industry disruption. Read more