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- November 30, 2015

Last week, we looked into the testing capabilities of DHC by Restlet. It’s time to apply this knowledge to a concrete example, by testing a real-word RESTful service.

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- November 27, 2015

A round number, for this week in API land, with the 30th edition! And I’ll start with another round number, with this interview I did of Jérôme Louvel, on the 10th anniversary of Restlet Framework: 10 years of REST APIs in Java. Thierry Templier detailed the testing and assertion capabilities of DHC by Restlet, to […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, News
- November 25, 2015

In our previous blog post about DHC, we introduced the foundations of the tool. But DHC isn’t just a tool to execute HTTP requests, it also allows you to apply some rules on calls to check that the responses received correspond to what is expected.

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- November 24, 2015

The API Strategy & Practice conference in Austin, Texas, is over already. Jérôme Louvel, CTO of Restlet, participated to a round table on API discovery, hubs and IDEs. Here are the slides that Jérôme presented: API Strategy & Practice – API Discovery, Hubs and IDEs from Jerome Louvel The team at 3scale summarised the conference, […]

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Categories: Ecosystem
- November 23, 2015

Back in May, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Java programming language, and now is the time to celebrate another milestone — the 10th birthday of Restlet Framework, the most used framework to develop and use RESTful APIs in Java! If you are a Java developer working with APIs, chances are, you did interact […]

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- November 20, 2015

Let’s start the news, selfishly, with the ones from Restlet! The fun highlight for this week is the D3.js powered interactive HTTP Status Codes Map, that illustrate the HTTP status codes in the form of a subway map, with subway lines for each family of status codes, and when hovering stations, you’ll have a summary […]

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Categories: Ecosystem, News
- November 20, 2015

As you may have heard, we organized a virtual hackathon this summer, the Summer of APIs, and since the end of September we’ve been evaluating the different projects submitted. It was great seeing the different ways you used our tools and it has definitely been useful to determine what to bring to you next! Our winner […]

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Categories: Projects
- November 19, 2015

written by Pierre-Alban Dewitte and was originally posted on his Tumblr. With my dear friend Bruno we spent a few hours in the past weeks to build an online multi-player quiz. The goal was to learn how to use new tools and libraries then share our work during the Summer of APIs hackathon. Choosing our […]

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Categories: APISpark, Products, Projects
- November 18, 2015

APIs, like any server, can send and receive requests, these can take the form of either asking for information or sending data. HTTP status codes provide us with information on what occurred during the request. It can be easy to get lost in the seemingly endless pit of acronyms and numbers, so we decided to […]

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Categories: Ecosystem
- November 17, 2015

Last week, we imported in bulk a listing of meteorite landings from a NASA open data set into our API, by using the CSV file import support. CSV import simplifies the filling of your API with data, without manually making tons of POST calls to add individual datum points. Exposing an API from data sets […]

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Categories: APISpark, Products