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Strategies for Microservices Communication

by Jan Stenberg Follow 37 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

When moving from a monolith to a microservices architecture, complexity implicitly hidden within the monolith becomes explicitly visible and the challenges for communication will grow exponentially, Michael Plöd explained in a presentation at GeeCON 2018, describing different strategies for communicating between microservices.

Architecture & Design Follow 2409 Followers

QLoo Creates GraphQL Interface for Existing Services

by Thomas Betts Follow 48 Followers on  Jul 31, 2018

Solo.io recently released QLoo , an API translation layer to provide GraphQL endpoints for existing services and serverless functions. QLoo is intended to simplify the process of adding GraphQL on top of existing software.

JavaScript Follow 421 Followers

Firefox Introduces Web Authentication API

by Kevin Ball Follow 3 Followers on  May 15, 2018

With the Firefox 60 release on May 9, Firefox became the first major browser to support the Web Authentication API. This API enables users to avoid text-based passwords for websites and instead uses a local device with a biometric check or private PIN to generate a secure cryptographic identifier. Support for the API is in development for Chrome and Edge, and under consideration for Safari.

DevOps Follow 971 Followers

NGINX Releases Open Source Web Server with Dynamic Configuration

by Matt Campbell Follow 2 Followers on  May 04, 2018

NGINX recently released version 1.0 of Unit, an open-source web and application server. The server supports remote and dynamic configuration and incurs no service interruptions for configuration changes. Unit 1.0 also supports multiple languages (Go, Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby) running on the same instance, including multiple versions of the same language.

Development Follow 684 Followers

Is REST the New SOAP?

by Mark Little Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 03, 2018 6

The REST debate was re-ignited a few weeks ago when Pakal de Bonchamp wrote an article complaining about many aspects of the approach and likening it to SOAP. His original article went into a lot of detail and sparked a lot of comments and then WeWork's Phil Sturgeon wrote a response which essentially refuted de Bonchamp's claims. The conversation between the two continues.

Development Follow 684 Followers

restQL, a Microservices Query Language, Released on GitHub

by Thomas Betts Follow 48 Followers on  Jan 11, 2018

restQL, a query language for microservices, is now available as an open-source project on GitHub. The restQL language is intended to simplify common scenarios for client-side access to RESTful microservices, including multiple parallel calls and chained calls. restQL was created to avoid some limitations of the more well-known data querying and management frameworks Falcor and GraphQL.

Java Follow 1094 Followers

What's New in MicroProfile 1.2

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

The Eclipse Foundation recently released MicroProfile version 1.2. New APIs added to this release include improved communications among microservices, response to system faults, and the JSON Web Toolkit (JWT). Emily Jiang, CDI and MicroProfile development lead at IBM, and Michael Croft, Java middleware consultant at Payara, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

Development Follow 684 Followers

Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Nov 15, 2017

At QCon San Francisco 2017, GitHub’s Nathan Sobo has unveiled Atom’s new real-time collaboration plugin, Teletype. Teletype aims to make it possible for two developers to code together with the same ease as coding alone.

Web API Follow 256 Followers

PayPal’s API Style Guide and Patterns

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 22, 2017

PayPal has created their platform as services connected to each other through RESTful APIs. They have developed guidelines and design patterns for creating and using these APIs, making them publicly available for other developers to get inspiration for their own projects.

Java Follow 1094 Followers

Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 26, 2017

Java API for RESTful Web Services JAX-RS 2.1 was released, with support for server-sent events, JSON-B, improved support for JSON-P, and a reactive extension to the client API.

Web API Follow 256 Followers

LinkedIn Ordered to Allow Scraping of Public Profile Data

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 25, 2017

A United States federal judge has ruled that Microsoft’s LinkedIn cannot block third party web scrapers from scraping data from publicly available profiles.

Web API Follow 256 Followers

The Open API Initiative Announces the OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

The Open API Initiative has announced the release of OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0.

Web API Follow 256 Followers

Zenedge Releases API Security Solution with Native SDKs

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 21, 2017

Zenedge, a cybersecurity provider of AI-driven Web Application Firewall, malicious bot detection, and bot management services, has recently released an API Security solution with native SDKs for web and mobile.

Architecture & Design Follow 2409 Followers

GraphQL vs REST: Things to Consider

by Andrew Morgan Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 08, 2017

At API Days Paris 2016, Arnaud Lauret discussed GraphQL vs RESTful HTTP API’s, outlining their strengths and weaknesses. He concluded that deciding which one to adopt is context dependant, and that are many trade-offs between the two.

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Integrate 2017 Recap: Adding Intelligence to Integration

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 04, 2017

Integrate 2017, an annual integration event focused on Microsoft Integration technologies, took place in London from June 26th – 28th. Some of the key themes that were discussed include the role of cognitive computing in integration, API orchestration, SaaS connectivity, cloud native integration, the impact of serverless on integration and cloud messaging at scale.

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