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- June 05, 2015

Steven Willmott shares his vision for APIs and Scripting as the future of creativity in the second machine age — with my Groovy programming language hat on, this is exactly how I envision empowering any person to build useful ideas, by glueing API bricks with some scripting!

Guillaume Laforge shared the presentation he made at GR8Conf Europe 2015 about calling, testing, exposing RESTful Web APIs with the Groovy programming language.

Rob Simson gives a thourough dive into his well designed API approach.

Kin Lane talks you through the importance of storytelling in the future of Hypermedia API — and if I may add, storytelling is critical also for the adoption and developer rampup of your APIs! Kin also shares his vision of a perfect API design editor using Electron, the renamed Atom editor native application platform.

On Nordics API blog, Kristopher Sandoval shares 5 tips for a killer API. Bill Doerrfeld writes about the state of IoT information design, why every IoT device needs an API.

An API for dummies book is made available by Apigee. Even if you don’t consider yourself dummy, this should make for an interesting read, of course.

Rob Zazueta blogs about content negotiation as the ultimate solution to versioning REST APIs.

On InfoQ, Mike Amundsen explores the scale-free rule of complex system and how it affects the producing and consuming of Web APIs, in this presentation.

And Michael Stowe explains the power of RAML.

Manfred Bortenschlager talks about API marketing, in his series on building effective API programs.

Nicolas Grenié lists a handy number of developer tools to quickly develop APIs for hackathons, including APITools, planb, Postman, or Dash.

The Postman blog features an article on getting started with Postman Sync.

Ryan Bagnulo of Akana covers the topic of mitigating the top 5 common API weaknesses.

A case study blog post on using APITools, a handy solution to hack together APIs with some logic and building bricks.

With the opening on Open Data of a French address database (a national address directory), this blog post explores geocoding addresses for geolocating luxury hotels.

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