Last week, I had the chance to present at the Devoxx conference in Antwerp, Belgium, one of the biggest tech conferences in Europe, gathering over 3500 developers each year. This year, I talked about the never-ending debate on REST API design, covering quickly the basics of REST, and then moving on to HTTP verbs and […]Read article
To have a bit of fun, I built a fictive website helping locating turtles all over the world. The application is available here. Why saving turtles? While visiting an aquarium, there was a sign saying something like “If you see this species, please call us specifying where and when you found it. Scientists are seeking […]
Data wants to be free! You already have lots of important and meaningful data on hands, that you want to share with the world, with partners, customers, users, developers who want to integrate your data in their own services, projects, products, or IT systems. Data often comes in the form of Excel spreadsheets or CSV […]
The big news of the week is the launch of the Open API Definition Initiative, hosted by the Linux Foundation, and supported by 3Scale, Apigee, Capital One, Google, IBM, Intuit, Microsoft, PayPal, and Restlet. Jérôme Louvel of Restlet wrote about Restlet joining the Open API Initiative at the Linux Foundation.
by Jonathan Michaux & Pierre Reliquet Restlet’s engineering HQ moved to Nantes mid 2014. There’s a lot of hype about this French city on the border of Brittany, and we were pleasantly surprised. A number of unique music venues and bars make it a vibrant city. Being music fans, we were let down by the lack […]
Today Restlet joined the Open API Initiative (OAI) as a founding member. Hosted by the Linux Foundation, this new initiative is an unique opportunity for the API community to unite around a common API language that will facilitate the integration among various API tools offered by both open source projects and commercial vendors. Being part […]
Portside operates in the investment management industry. The company works with hedge fund investors and looks for ways that software tools can improve the research and monitoring of hedge fund investments. APISpark allows developers to easily test new application functionality as is the case with Portside. Prototypes are based on APISpark web APIs, leveraging its rich […]