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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.

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GraphQL vs REST: Things to Consider

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 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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GitHub GraphQL API is out of Early Access

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 08, 2017

GitHub GraphQL API has recently become generally available. InfoQ has spoken with GitHub senior engineering manager Kyle Daigle.

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GitHub Rewrites its Desktop Client Using Electron

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 16, 2017 6

GitHub moved away from the native implementations of its macOS and Windows clients and replaced them with a complete rewrite based on Electron, announced GitHub’s director of client applications Phil Haack. Along with GitHub Desktop Beta, GitHub has also introduced a new beta of Atom sporting out-of-the-box Git and GitHub Integration. InfoQ has spoken with Haack.

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The HTTP API Space is Consolidating around OAS

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  May 06, 2017

MuleSoft has become member of OAI and released the API Modeling Framework that understands both RAML and OAS. Restlet Studio now supports RAML.

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Google Makes Public Their API Design Guide

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017

Google has made public an API Design Guide for creating HTTP or RPC APIs. These design principles are recommended especially to developers creating gRPC APIs connecting to Google Cloud Endpoints.

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eBay Announces New Buy and Sell APIs

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017

eBay recently announced the release of two brand new buy and sell API’s.

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Atom 1.13 Brings Benchmarks, Project History, and Keystroke Resolver API

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 12, 2017

Version 1.13 of Atom, GitHub’s Electron-based open source text editor, adds a host of new features and improvements for users and developers, including a benchmarking tool, a Reopen Project menu option and API, and a custom keystroke resolver to map Chrome keyboard events to Atom-style keystrokes.

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GitHub Adopts New GraphQL API

by Margot Krouwer Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 12, 2016

GitHub recently introduced at their Github Universe conference the alpha release of their new API, written in Facebook’s GraphQL (a query language that allows for self-service API contracts). GitHub writes in its engineering blog that its main reason for switching API paradigms is lack of scalability with their existing RESTful contracts.

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Dropwizard Java REST Framework Version 1.0.0 Features Updated Library Support, Scala, and Java 8

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 30, 2016 2

Almost five years in the making, Dropwizard's Java RESTful Web Service framework version 1.0.0 offers a host of new features including Java 8, Http/2 and Scala support, and the latest versions of supporting Java APIs.

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Microsoft REST API Guidelines Are Not RESTful

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 21, 2016 10

Microsoft has published their guidance for creating “RESTful” APIs. Roy Fielding calls them HTTP APIs that have little to do with REST.

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Don’t Version Your Web API

by Jan Stenberg Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 20, 2016 2

Versioning of Web APIs by adding a version to the URI or using versioned media types does not work on the open web. What we rather need are contracts that evolve with the changes we need, Sebastien Lambla claimed in a recent presentation, describing ways of avoiding the need to version.

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Atom 1.9 Beta Brings Better Performance, Drag and Drop Tab Layout, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 08, 2016

Version 1.9 beta of GitHub’s Atom text editor has been announced, along with Atom 1.8. Atom 1.9 beta sports a completed redesign of its buffer display layers, drag and drop layout management for tabs, and an upgraded Electron.

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Microsoft Graph Unifies Access to All APIs

by Jerome Louvel Follow 0 Followers on  May 03, 2016

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.

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Atlassian Bamboo 5.11 Delivers Continuous Integration At Scale

by Craig Smith Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 26, 2016 1

Atlassian, makers of development tools such as JIRA and Confluence, have just released version 5.11 of their continuous delivery tool Bamboo with a host of new features to help teams scale and collaborate. The key feature in this new release is the ability to scale from 100 to 250 elastic build agents.

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