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Atom Text Editor 1.7 Released, with MRU Tab Switching

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 18, 2016

Text editor Atom has released version 1.7 with notable changes including MRU tab switching and a number of improvements for Windows users. In the blog post Atom 1.7 and 1.8 beta, software engineer Michelle Tilley describes how with v1.7 ctrl-tab now switches "between the most recently used (MRU) tabs in an Atom window instead of switching to the tab to the right of the current tab."

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The RAML Workgroup Announces RAML 1.0 and API Workbench

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 04, 2015

The RAML community has announced the release of RAML 1.0, API Workbench and a JavaScript plus a Java RAML parser.

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Ionide is a New Atom-based F# IDE Written in F#

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 29, 2015

Ionide, based on the Atom Editor, is a suite of packages that aim to provide a full-featured, modern, cross-platform, open-source IDE for F# development. InfoQ has talked with Ionide’s creator, Krzysztof Cieślak.

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Redfish: A New API for Managing Servers

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 06, 2015

Redfish 1.0 is defined as a standard and a RESTful API for the management of scale-out commodity servers. Although it was created with the current needs of scalable architectures in mind, Redfish can be used for the management or the integration of the older platforms and their tool chains.

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Design of a Hypermedia REST API Server and Consuming Client

by Jan Stenberg Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 09, 2015

REST and hypermedia has a lot of benefits but they significantly complicates building both the client and the server API, thus useful only in some scenarios Jimmy Bogard states in a series of blog posts highlighting what’s needed to get a full hypermedia solution from server to client including choosing a hypermedia-rich media type.

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Parse Adds New Schema API and API Console

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 04, 2015

Parse has announced its new Schema API, which allows to programmatically manipulate the database schema used by an app, and the Parse API Console, which aims to make it easier to use Parse REST API without writing any code.

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Microsoft Project Oxford Aims to Bring Intelligence to Apps

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 12, 2015

Under the name of Project Oxford, Microsoft has made available a set of RESTful APIs that aim to make it possible for developers to build apps that feature face recognition, speech processing, and other machine learning algorithms. Part of the Azure portfolio, the new APIs are currently in beta and free to use up to 5,000 call per month.

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AnyPresence Launches a New API Platform for Mobile and IoT Developers

by Janakiram MSV Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 08, 2015

AnyPresence, one of the leading MBaaS players has launched JustAPIs, a platform for building and deploying RESTful APIs.

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5 Design Principles for System Configuration

by Manuel Pais Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 25, 2015

Popular configuration mechanisms like conf.d pose multiple problems when trying to converge system configuration using configuration management tools. Ish-Shalom proposes five design principles for configuration that prevent those problems. The core ideas being the use of a configuration API and the separation of configurations based on the type of system updates they require.

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Effektif Open Sources BPM Software with an Emphasis on Developers

by Victor Grazi Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 16, 2015 2

Business process management software provider Effektif today announced the open sourcing of their workflow engine. The new model allows developers to include Effektif workflows from within their applications via Java and REST APIs

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What is so Special about Microservices? An Interview with Mark Little

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 15, 2015

Mark Little discusses the anatomy of microservices, how they can be used, and why you may want to temper your enthusiasm to get them to production.

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RESTier: A New Framework for Building OData Services

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 09, 2015

The Microsoft OData Team has made available the preview version of RESTier, a middleware development framework for building OData 4.0 RESTful APIs. RESTier is based on ASP.NET Web API.

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Restlet 2.3 Released, Featuring Java 7, SPDY and CORS Support

by Matt Raible Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 26, 2014

Restlet has released version 2.3 of its Restlet Framework. This release is largely an effort to update the project's dependencies and to improve its API documentation and management. Restlet has been developing a comprehensive API platform with Restlet Studio (a web IDE for building APIs), APISpark (a PaaS for building API's), as well as Restlet Framework (its open source offering.)

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New and Interesting on ThoughtWorks Radar Jan 2015

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 19, 2014 2

ThoughtWorks has published a digital preview of the January 2015 radar, providing opinion on techniques, tools, platforms and languages and taking a snapshot of the current trends in software technology.

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What is the Web?

by Mark Little Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 07, 2014 2

Mark Nottingham, chair of the HTTP Working Group, asks the question What is the Web? As he mentions, this simple question has some complex and perhaps unexpected answers depending upon your perspective. A common approach would be to say that it has to be rooted in the Web browser, but that has some interesting consequences, not all of which are useful for non-browser stakeholders.

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