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Google Releases .Net APIs for Google Cloud

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 25, 2016

Google recently announced .Net support for Google Cloud APIs. This includes C# bindings and PowerShell cmdlets. A Visual Studio extension is also available, allowing to browse Google Cloud resources and to deploy Asp.Net applications on Google Compute Engine.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

GitHub Adopts New GraphQL API

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 12, 2016

GitHub recently introduced at their Github Universe conference the alpha release of their new API, written in Facebook’s GraphQL (a query language that allows for self-service API contracts). GitHub writes in its engineering blog that its main reason for switching API paradigms is lack of scalability with their existing RESTful contracts.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

Box Introduces Four New Security and Governance APIs

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 02, 2016

The content management company Box recently announced the arrival of four security and governance APIs. These APIs are aimed at helping companies handle legal, security, and compliance needs better.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

W3C Web Payments HTTP Specification Working Drafts Released

by Jeevak Kasarkod Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 29, 2016

The goal for the W3C Web payments working group is standardization of the flow, APIs and messages for online payments. These standardizations are meant to be payment method agnostic. On September 15, working drafts for the HTTP API and messages specifications were released for public comment.

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Yelp Introduces More Data and Features with New Fusion API

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 23, 2016

Yelp announced the release of a brand new API called Fusion which provides developers with higher granularity filtering across Yelp data, greater access to uploaded photos and Yelp business partner data, and 24 hour caching.

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Google to Aquire API Management Company Apigee

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 17, 2016 1

Google is acquiring API management company Apigee for $635 million.

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Netflix Attempts to Reconcile Large Scale APIs with Developer Autonomy

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 09, 2016

Katharina Probst and Justin Becker, engineering managers at Netflix, recently wrote an article on maintaining developer autonomy in API environments for Netflix's tech blog. The August 23 blog post "Engineering Trade-Offs and the Netflix API Re-Architecture" explores the difficulty of reconciling developer code and process ownership with multiple team-wide shared services in API environments.

Java Follow 206 Followers

Dropwizard Java REST Framework Version 1.0.0 Features Updated Library Support, Scala, and Java 8

by Michael Redlich Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 30, 2016 2

Almost five years in the making, Dropwizard's Java RESTful Web Service framework version 1.0.0 offers a host of new features including Java 8, Http/2 and Scala support, and the latest versions of supporting Java APIs.

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

Amazon Introduces API Gateway Usage Plans

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 28, 2016

Amazon recently updated their API Gateway service to include Usage Plans. A common pattern for companies that expose their APIs, include monetizing them through a 3rd party developer ecosystem. Usage Plans allow an organization to manage 3rd party developer consumption patterns and billing at an API key level.

JavaScript Follow 67 Followers

Google's Chrome 53 Beta Brings Shadow DOM V1

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 16, 2016

Google's Chrome 53 Beta brings support for Shadow DOM V1, as well as the PaymentRequest API. A significant improvement from the earlier V0 version, among the V1 upgrades are deprecation of multiple shadow roots, and a closed shadow root where a closed mode is designed to disallow any access to a node in a closed shadow root from an outside world.

Development Follow 85 Followers

API Mocking Tool WireMock v2 Released with Improved Request Matching and Stub Management

by Daniel Bryant Follow 45 Followers on  Aug 16, 2016

WireMock v2, an API mocking and service virtualisation tool, has been released. Core enhancements include improved request verification failure reporting, the ability to create custom request matching logic (including the use of Java 8 lambdas), randomly distributed delays (currently with uniform and lognormal distributions), and matching on cookies and basic auth headers.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

Apigee and Pivotal Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud API Management

by Margot Krouwer Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 16, 2016 1

Pivotal’s cloud platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, now supports additional Apigee API management tooling focussed on hybrid (i.e. part public/part private) cloud support. While Apigee’s hybrid cloud management software, Edge Microgateway, was released last year, Cloud Foundry users can now utilize it within the Pivotal platform’s Apigee plugin.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

Uri Sarid on RAML 1.0 Release and Latest MuleSoft API News

by Jerome Louvel Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 03, 2016

InfoQ had the opportunity to speak with Uri Sarid, the CTO of MuleSoft at their CONNECT 2016 annual conference in San Francisco. Sarid is the creator of RAML, which just released its long awaited version 1.0 in GA, so it was a good opportunity to follow-up from last year’s interview and also to get a broader view on MuleSoft’s solutions for API teams and his vision for APIs.

Architecture & Design Follow 435 Followers

How and Why Etsy Moved to an API-First Architecture

by Thomas Betts Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 02, 2016

At QCon New York 2016, Etsy software engineer Stefanie Schirmer told how her company successfully transitioned to an API-first architecture that supports multiple devices, addresses server-side performance problems, and was quickly adopted by development teams.

Web API Follow 60 Followers

Microsoft REST API Guidelines Are Not RESTful

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 21, 2016 10

Microsoft has published their guidance for creating “RESTful” APIs. Roy Fielding calls them HTTP APIs that have little to do with REST.

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