BT

InfoQ Homepage Hypermedia Content on InfoQ

News

RSS Feed
  • First Android Instant Apps Are Available

    Google has made available a number of applications as Instant Apps in order to gather user feedback. The SDK is to be made available to all later this year.

  • Google Makes Android Apps Run without Install

    Google has announced Android Instant Apps during Google I/O keynote, enabling applications to run without having to install them first.

  • Ticketmaster Launches API Suite

    Ticketmaster joined the event API landscape in late March with the launch of their developer portal, a suite of public-facing APIs, Web page widgets, and a forthcoming SDK for mobile application integration.

  • Microsoft Graph Unifies Access to All APIs

    At the Microsoft Build conference in San Francisco, InfoQ had the opportunity to speak with Gareth Jones, API architect for the Microsoft Graph API which aims at making life easier for developers by providing a unified API endpoint. With the prevalence of Microsoft products in most businesses around the world, it is interesting to see how Microsoft solves this issue at their scale.

  • Hypermedia is like Dancing

    To take full advantage of the benefits of hypermedia driven systems, the client must allow the server to take the lead and drive the state of the client, Darrel Miller writes comparing with a couple who can dance, one leads and the other just follows, there is no a choreographed sequence of steps defined beforehand.

  • UBER: A New Hypermedia Format for APIs

    Mike Amundsen, author of "Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node" and "RESTful Web APIs", has recently announced a new media type design that he's been working on. It's called UBER hypermedia, which stands for "Uniform Basis for Exchanging Representations."

  • RESTistential Crisis over Hypermedia APIs

    Software developer Evan Cordell initiated a debate about how the hypermedia constraint of REST is at odds with common web APIs requirements in the API-Craft mailing list a few weeks ago.

  • Amazon Chooses HAL Media Type for AppStream API

    Amazon has released a new API, the AppStream API, which allows you to programmatically manage apps hosted on the Amazon AppStream platform. For this API, they chose to build it with the HAL media type. HAL is a minimalist hypermedia enabled media type for building machine-to-machine APIs. Amazon is one of the largest organizations to choose hypermedia as a technique for a public-facing product.

  • Mike Amundsen Workshop on API Design

    "Don't version unless you absolutely must, and it is rare that you absolutely must" says Mike Amundsen in a series of API design workshops he held recently. Amundsen describes the "USE" paradigm for API design focussing on usability, scalability and evolvability. He describes the three most common styles of API implementation and how they compare to these principles.

  • Best Practices For HTTP API Evolvability

    As the title suggests, in Best Practices For HTTP API Evolvability, Benjamin Carlyle, set out to define priciples and practices for designing systems, that are built around HTTP API’s. Systems, that are extensible and can evolve over time.

  • On Building Evolvable Systems

    In a recent post Mike Amundsen writes about building evolvable systems where he expands on his presentation "Beyond REST : An approach for crafting stable, evolve-able Web applications". The question he hopes to answer in the presentation is "How can we design and implement distributed network solutions that remain stable and flexible over time?"

BT

Is your profile up-to-date? Please take a moment to review and update.

Note: If updating/changing your email, a validation request will be sent

Company name:
Company role:
Company size:
Country/Zone:
State/Province/Region:
You will be sent an email to validate the new email address. This pop-up will close itself in a few moments.