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In the first part, we set up in APISpark the RESTful service we will use all along this article. We then deal with the foundations of the HTTP support of Angular2. In this second part, we will go further by describing more advanced issues. Defining request options Some data are common to every requests and […]

- April 12, 2016
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To build a robust Web API, you must test it, to ensure its implementation conforms with its contract, that it behaves the way you expect, that concrete scenarios of chained calls yield the resulting values that are correct. With DHC by Restlet, it’s easy to build such tests. You can create new requests whose input […]

- April 11, 2016
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We previously described how to implement and structure an Angular2 application in front of a RESTful service in the article “Implementing an Angular2 frontend over an APISpark hosted Web API”. This article provides the foundations, but we can go further leveraging concepts of Reactive Programming. We published a detailled article on the JAXenter website about […]

- April 08, 2016
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Working on API tooling and services at Restlet, we’ve come across really odd API definitions coming from our users and customers. You’d be surprised to see all the errors we found in them! Sometimes, API definitions are simply not even valid JSON or YAML files, so they can be hard to parse, and other times, […]

- April 07, 2016
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We want to make our data available to the greatest number of clients. For this we need to remove the technical barriers. As a matter of fact, each database server provides its own protocol to interact with it. This means that a driver is required at the client side to be able to interact with […]

- April 06, 2016
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If you need to design an API but don’t know where to start, this Restlet Studio screencast will show you the way! Just click Play, watch and try for yourself! You’ll see how simple it is. Find more Restlet Studio screencasts here.

- April 01, 2016
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