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What's New in MicroProfile 1.2

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 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.

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Real-Time Collaboration Comes to Atom

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 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.

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PayPal’s API Style Guide and Patterns

by Abel Avram Follow 4 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.

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Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 4 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.

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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 6 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 6 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 4 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 4 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 3 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 6 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 3 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 6 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 4 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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