The HTTP-RPC open-source Java framework returns results in JSON by default, but can use the CTemplate system to respond with custom markup. In this article, Greg Brown shows how simple annotations can be used to automatically respond to a web service in any markup (HTML, XML, CSV, etc.).
Mobile app development adopted an iterative, rapid development process and prototypes have a role to play in this agile approach, enabling developers to build, test, iterate, re-test and re-build rapidly and at lower cost (not to mention allowing all stakeholders in the process early on). This article guides through the essential steps of mobile app prototyping.
Typical PhantomJS test frameworks suffer from callback hell and other tricks that reduce the clarity of how the program flows. Bo Zou created knysa which uses async-await style programming to eliminate these callbacks. Additionally, there's no need to resort to currying and common try-catch-fail constructs are used to maintain a sane path through the code.
HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework for creating and accessing cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles. 3
Contact centers around the globe are running two sets of expensive software. Tsahi Levent-Levi shows how, by integrating WebRTC, companies can become more flexible and save money.
Express.js is a popular web server layer built on top of node.js. In this Q&A, author Evan Hahn provides more context on Express and where it's going.
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 9
The approach to full stack testing can be daunting. There's more than one way to test, but how do you balance your efforts? In this article, David Copeland looks at solving that challenge.
HTTP/2 is poised to eliminate much of the waste that developers deal with, but is it a nail in WebSocket's coffin? Allan Denis tells us why HTTP/2 and WebSocket will coexist. 4
Jean-Jacques Dubray introduces a new pattern, State-Action-Model, that speeds up the development of modern applications and simplifies the interaction between the data model and the view. 70