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Our very own Thierry Templier authored an article for PrgrammableWeb on how to easily develop Web APIs with APISpark. In this article, Thierry comes back on the main concepts behind Web APIs and the REST architectural style, then explains how to create and define your Web API in APISpark, how to deploy and invoke the […]

- June 30, 2015
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The American Independence Day is already next Saturday! What do we usually enjoy watching on the 4th of July? The fireworks, of course! Sparky, our little bee mascot, decided to hunt to find the fireworks taking place near you. That’s why we launched our 4th of July Fireworks page! Let’s find fireworks near you and […]

- June 29, 2015
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API Evangelist and Restlet have launched their Summer of APIs virtual hackathon, to promote Open Data through making them accessible via APIs, hosted on Restlet’s APISpark platform. There are some cool prizes to win, for developers coming up with nice and useful APIs! Yves de Montcheuil wonders which approach to use for your data APIs: […]

- June 26, 2015
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Through my work on API Evangelist, and heavy reliance on Github, I have a pretty good handle on the licensing of code involved with APIs — I recommend following Githubs advice. Also derived from my work on the Oracle v Google copyright case, and the creation of API Commons, I have a solid handle on […]

- June 24, 2015
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Joint customers provided with ability to seamlessly expose data and application integration pipelines as RESTful APIs June 23, 2015 – SnapLogic, an industry leader in enterprise integration platform as a service (iPaaS), and Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for creating web APIs, today announced a strategic partnership that aims to simplify the […]

- June 23, 2015
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Most of the time, web APIs are designed to wait for HTTP requests from clients and then reply around “CRUD” operations — Create / Read / Update / Delete. But how can we make such APIs interact with systems that are not designed to call them? It’s actually pretty easy, and I thought I would […]

- June 22, 2015
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‘Summer of APIs’ virtual hackathon sets out summer-long timeline, rewarded by cool connected prizes for building and promoting APIs exposing open data Palo Alto, Calif., June 22, 2015 — Restlet, creators of the most widely deployed framework for APIs, today announced a summer-long API development contest focused on exposing useful and interesting Open Datasets worldwide. […]

- June 22, 2015
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This summer we’ve decided to groovy things up a bit and launch a virtual hackathon for all the API lovers of the world! It’s going to be a gas! Kin Lane, API Evangelist, and Restlet are co-organizing this contest and we hope to get you excited about Open Data. The idea behind this hackathon is to […]

- June 21, 2015
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Managing an existing API with APISpark allows API developers or owners to easily add a layer of authentication, access control, rate limitation, IP filtering, response caching, analytics, on top of their API, without having to implement those aspects on their own. For that purpose, a proxy agent is needed, that will serve as an intermediary […]

- June 19, 2015
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Vim vs Emacs has always been a rather fun debate (but ultimately Vim will always win, of course), and the proof of the pudding is that there’s a REST console plugin for Vim! Under the hood, it’s using cURL for interacting with those Web APIs. But just as I tweeted about this REST support in […]

- June 19, 2015
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