Jakob Jenkov's organization has analyzed the modern application stack, including high level architectures, concrete technologies like databases, query languages, messaging, distributed computing models, & network protocols, and constructed the next gen alternative to HTTP. IAP is the resulting emerging standard protocol, and ION the high speed alternative to JSON and Protocol Buffers.
In the fast growing world of APIs and microservices, finding just the right API when you are developing a web, or mobile application, or possibly integrating between existing systems, is always a tedious task.
DynamoDB is a NoSQL database service that aims to be easily managed, so you don't have to worry about administrative burdens such as operating and scaling. This article shows how to use Amazon DynamoDB to create a Mars Rover application. You can use the same concepts described in this post to build your own web application.
Apache CouchDB is a Document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve. 3
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
In part two of InfoQ's interview with the FlightCaster team, we discuss scaling Rails on Heroku, the problems of integrating data from multiple providers and mobile smartphone applications.
Platforms need interoperability. In this article Flex interoperability with JSON and XML is explored including direct mapping to chart and grid components. 2