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GitHub Rewrites its Desktop Client Using Electron

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 16, 2017 6

GitHub moved away from the native implementations of its macOS and Windows clients and replaced them with a complete rewrite based on Electron, announced GitHub’s director of client applications Phil Haack. Along with GitHub Desktop Beta, GitHub has also introduced a new beta of Atom sporting out-of-the-box Git and GitHub Integration. InfoQ has spoken with Haack.

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Microsoft Releases APIs for Face Recognition, Computer Vision, and Content Moderation

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2017 2

Microsoft Cognitive Services released its Face, Computer Vision, and Content Moderator APIs to its users in late April. Cognitive Services comprises many APIs and services that enable developers to add image recognition, speech, translation and other functionality to their own applications, without having to develop these capabilities themselves.

Web API Follow 45 Followers

The HTTP API Space is Consolidating around OAS

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  May 06, 2017

MuleSoft has become member of OAI and released the API Modeling Framework that understands both RAML and OAS. Restlet Studio now supports RAML.

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IBM Open Sources Their API Microgateway

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  May 02, 2017

IBM has recently announced that they’ve open sourced their API Microgateway. This means that any developer/business can now take advantage of this software in their own computing projects at no cost.

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Google Announces Cloud Machine Learning API Updates

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 10, 2017

Google recently announced the Cloud Machine Learning API updates at the Google Cloud Next Conference. This includes a set of APIs in the areas of vision, video intelligence, speech, natural language, translation and job search.

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Microsoft Releases Azure Functions Proxies Public Preview

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 04, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced a public preview for Azure Functions Proxies. This feature provides reverse proxy functionality targeted at organizations that expose many Azure Function Apps and want to have a common public endpoint, regardless of where and how many Function Apps have been provisioned.

Web API Follow 45 Followers

Evolving APIs for Scale with Dropbox

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 02, 2017 3

Dropbox builds a dramatically different V2 of their API, built for scale.

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W3C Web of Things Working Group Begins Work

by Benjamin Young Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017 1

The recently chartered Web of Things Working Group at the W3C has begun its standardization work. The Working Group (WG) was born out of exploration previously done by the Web of Things Interest Group (IG).

DevOps Follow 92 Followers

HelloFresh's Migration to a New API Gateway to Enable Microservices

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017 2

HelloFresh recently migrated their applications to a new API gateway with zero downtime. Their Director of Engineering, Ítalo Lelis de Vietro, shared the challenges and the migration process in a recent article.

Architecture & Design Follow 264 Followers

Aspects and Services - an Important Distinction?

by Mark Little Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 19, 2017

Arnon Rotem-Gal-Oz believes that something is either a monolith or a microservice is nonsense. He also believes that more and more implementations which claim to be microservices will not live up to all of the principles. However, he does not discount the need for semi-independently deployable software components and discusses an approach he has found useful, which he call Aspects.

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Google Makes Public Their API Design Guide

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017

Google has made public an API Design Guide for creating HTTP or RPC APIs. These design principles are recommended especially to developers creating gRPC APIs connecting to Google Cloud Endpoints.

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Advertising in a Snap: How Snapchat’s New APIs Are Increasing Their Ad Presence

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 06, 2017

Snapchat has released key new self-service features into its advertising API. These updates include the ability for companies to purchase ads in a self-service capacity, as well as take advantage of advanced ad targeting.

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Stormpath Launches Client API to Simplify Mobile and Frontend Authentication

by Benjamin Young Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 20, 2017

Stormpath, a provider of authentication, authorization, social login, and other user management related API services, recently launched a new Client API with the aim of simplifying mobile and front-end authentication and registration.

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Google Cloud Endpoints is Now Generally Available

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 16, 2017

After three months in beta, Google has announced the general availability of its Open API-based Cloud Endpoints (GCE) API management system, which aims to make it possible to build efficient, ready-to-scale API platforms, says Google.

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Microsoft Adds Team and LUIS Support for Flow

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 11, 2017

Microsoft has recently announced changes to its cloud workflow service, Flow, to enable teams to contribute and manage flows centrally. This new sharing capability is also available to SaaS and custom API Connectors. In addition to these collaboration features, Microsoft has also announced support for Gmail connectivity and integration with additional Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs.

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