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- March 30, 2015

With the APISpark API platform, you can easily expose external data sources via a Web API — for example a Google Spreadsheet or a SQL database, an S3 or Github file store, as well as Parse and Firebase backends. You can find more information on how to do that in our tutorials. But sometimes, such […]

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Categories: APISpark, Products
- March 27, 2015

Seems that you enjoyed the first edition of “this week in API land”? So let’s continue on our journey to share interesting API related content! First of all, I’d like to start with birthday wishes! cURL just turned 17 last week! All API developers have come to be pretty intimate with cURL when interacting with […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, News, REST
- March 26, 2015

Recently, SmartBear took over the Swagger project from its founder Tony Tam. This is exciting news. With the corporate sponsorship of a company like SmartBear, businesses with a stake in Swagger can now work together to take Swagger and API languages to the next level. It’s a huge opportunity for people with a stake in […]

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- March 25, 2015

The venerable cURL command-line tool to interact with URLs throughout various protocols just turned 17 last week. Daniel Stenberg, the creator of cURL, is still to this day the leader of the project, showing an amazing track record, and gives an interesting overview of the cURL story on his blog. Daniel started cURL when Open […]

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Categories: APISpark, Ecosystem, Products, REST
- March 23, 2015

We have been hearing from first-time users of the Open Source Restlet Framework that it was not always easy to figure out what to download when you were new to the concept of REST API development. And indeed, Restlet Framework comes in 5 editions, it can be installed locally through a Zip download, you can configure […]

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- March 20, 2015

As key players in the world of APIs, with our APISpark platform for managing APIs, our Restlet Studio to craft APIs and with the Restlet Framework to build restful Web APIs, we’re watching with passion what’s happening in the land of APIs. And we’re coming across interesting articles, blog posts, that we found valuable to […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, News
- March 19, 2015

APISpark users tell us they love the user guide. Comprehensive, easy to read, with lots of screen captures… We are convinced that good documentation is key to successful adoption of a product such as APISpark. But when you are in the middle of the action, it’s not always easy to go back and forth between […]

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- March 16, 2015

A Web API corresponds to an application programming interface that can leverage the Web technologies to execute processing and manipulate data. Modern Web APIs follow the REST principles to be as easy to use and lightweight as possible. Typically it provides a set of resources that exchange representations. Far from being a high level guide, […]

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Categories: API design, REST
- March 12, 2015

The version of APISpark we just deployed introduces a new feature to accelerate the creation of APIs: the Quickstart Wizard. This neat new wizard provides step-by-step guidance for the most common tasks APISpark users perform.

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- March 02, 2015

Several years ago, while networking within the Open Source ecosystem in France, I met Jérôme Louvel with his Restlet Framework.  I’ve been following what he’s built on the theme of APIs ever since. Recently, I was blown away by what the amazing APISpark platform, the Restlet Studio for API design and DHC by Restlet for […]

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