Perhaps the singular most important choice an API developer can make is one of programming language and architecture. Choosing how an API will communicate with consumers, how security will be implemented, and how the API will function with other services is largely constrained by the language and methodology by which it is developed. Read more
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In Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, the heroic archetype Frederick Henry stated of martinis, ”I had never tasted anything so cool and clean. They made me feel civilized.” The days of Hemingway might have been absent of APIs and coding languages, but had he been around in the modern era, he would have probably said the same of Go, the unique, refreshing, future-friendly language taking the API world by storm. Read more
Within the API space Developer Experience (DX) matters more than ever. The best way to gauge an API’s usability is through actual implementation with an integration.
In a previous article Building a Better Voice Mail Using Twilio, we consumed the Twilio API to implement a voice mail project and to better understand how a developer interacts with their API. Read more
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