Posts Tagged: web APIs

8 Tiny API Docs Tweaks That Deliver Big On DX

Creating brilliant API documentation can be tricky. It’s something of a balancing act: curating the essential information developers need to get started quickly, while still fleshing out other, more complicated topics in detail. But what if you could improve the developer experience for users across the board with just a few simple tweaks? Read more

3 Frameworks for Building APIs Using Rust

Originally a personal project of Mozilla’s Graydon Hoare, Rust’s development began in 2006. It first said Hello World following its official announcement by Mozilla in 2010. Though Rust hasn’t enjoyed Python’s colossal growth, users love the language immensely. Rust topped Stack Overflow’s “most loved programming languages” ranking list in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Read more

Everything You Need To Know About API Rate Limiting

Discover the benefits of API rate limiting and ways to implement it.

As API developers, we need to make sure our APIs are running as efficiently as possible. Otherwise, everyone using your database will suffer from slow performance.

Performance isn’t the only reason to limit API requests, either. Read more

5 Best Speech-to-Text APIs

Voice search is becoming increasingly prevalent as the years tick on, as increasing amounts of users access the Internet via mobile devices and with the help of voice assistants like Alexa. 41% of adults report using voice search on a daily basis. Read more

REST vs GraphQL: How Constraints Determine API Style

Much has been said about REST and GraphQL. Unfortunately, these conversations almost always hover around the idea of one being better than the other — more often than not, GraphQL is presented as the next step towards a RESTless world. Read more