With unstructured database technologies like Cassandra, MongoDB and even JSON storage in Postgres, unstructured data has become remarkably easy to store and to process. Software and data engineers alike can succeed in a world (mostly) free from data modelling, which is no longer a prerequisite to collecting data or extracting value from it.
Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult. This article goes over creating an endpoint to upload a CSV file of users and testing that users in the CSV are displayed in the JSON response, as well as adding validation to ensure CSV files are the types of files being dealt with.
The HTTP-RPC open-source Java framework returns results in JSON by default, but can use the CTemplate system to respond with custom markup.
IAP is an emerging highly performant protocol standard alternative to HTTP designed with the modern application stack in mind. ION is a 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, is always a tedious task.
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. 1
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