The SQL language has been evolving steadily over the last two decades. At the same time, the verbosity caused by the JDBC API in Java client code and the lack of first class SQL support within the Java language have led to the introduction of ORMs such as Hibernate, which was later standardised into JPA and the Criteria API.If SQL and JPA are diverging, where will our data interaction patterns go?
Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) is an architectural pattern that segregates reads and writes of a system into two separate models. We propose and demonstrate an approach for building a RESTful API on top of CQRS systems. This approach joins HTTP semantics and resource-based style of REST APIs with distributed computing concerns such as eventual consistency and concurrency.
In this keynote from the 2013 API Strategy Conference, John Musser, founder of ProgrammableWeb, reviews the API business models that have been adopted by the worlds leading technology companies.
The Android Developer’s Cookbook is a solid reference book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for sound programming practices. A nice addition to a dev's book shelf. 1
Writing applications in C++/CX is not like writing normal C++ applications. The interoperability between pure C++ code and the Windows Runtime (WinRT) can be surprisingly expensive.
Web services offer distinct opportunities for real-time innovation, but requires new standards in the way APIs are secured and managed at the B2B enterprise gateway level.
The battle over security and performance is fought by security professionals and network administrators. These factions have to barter an uneasy truce for the organization to survive.
In this tutorial, the reader is introduced to the selector capabilities injected in a service by the Yoga framework to provide any API client greater control over the structure of JSON doc responses. 16
This article (the second in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia server based on the API designed for the class scheduling problem domain outlined in part one of the series. 1
This article (the first in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia type, by mapping a particular problem domain to hypermedia messages, as a basis for the API. 1
Scalatra is a lightweight but full-featured MVC framework with a lively community and having started as a port of Sinatra it has gained capabilities such as an Atmosphere integration and Akka support. 2
Restful Objects is a public specification of a hypermedia API for domain object models. 40