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You’ve got a great API, and you’d like to easily help people get started with that API, by allowing them to quickly launch their first API call, from anywhere. Hmm… how could you do that? Well, let’s have a look at DHC! You can create a simple link or button in any web page, with […]

- May 31, 2016
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Mobile applications are specific since they need to handle devices of limited size. For this reason, they leverage specific UI mechanisms and gestures. In order to implement efficient applications of this kind, we need to follow proven patterns described in the following links : https://www.google.com/design/spec/material-design/introduction.html# https://storage.googleapis.com/think-emea/docs/article/MobileAppUX_Principles.pdf We won’t go further here but we will describe […]

- May 30, 2016
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The rise of APIs by Steve Sloan on TechCrunch (with Restlet listed in the “Enterprise API management > Lifecycle” box). Interesting GlueCon slide decks: I talked about the 5 sided prism polarizing Web API development and Get in the flow! The API developer workflow! Emmanuel Paraskakis presented on scaling the API flow James Higginbotham talked […]

- May 27, 2016
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My second talk at GlueCon was about the API developer activities, and how API tooling should not get in the way of the developers, but instead help him stay in the flow: The API ecosystem provides powerful tools, online services and definition formats for designing, testing, running, or managing APIs. All share common purposes: improve […]

- May 26, 2016
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I had the chance to attend the GlueCon 2016 conference, where I presented about different approaches to Web API development. Here’s the abstract: How do you tackle your API development? Are you diving head-first in the code to get something quickly out the door? Do you start by defining the API contract, that you’ll share […]

- May 26, 2016
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A new screencast to watch! Do you want to know more about the Restlet Platform and its products? Please have a look at this short video describing what we have to offer, and how Restlet is making API developers more productive, thanks to Restlet Studio (our API designer), DHC by Restlet (for testing Web APIs) […]

- May 24, 2016
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A pretty round number for this 50th edition of this week in API land! We’ve published a new screencast teasing the Restlet Platform. RAML 1.0 is out. I’ve written a blog post outlining the new features and what’s breaking. Restlet will be at GlueCon, and I have two talks on the agenda! Please don’t hesitate […]

- May 20, 2016
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InfoWorld’s Serdar Yegulalp selected a list of 10 free tools for Web API design, development and testing. Among the top 10, we’re happy and proud to see Restlet Studio, our API design solution! Serdar Yegulalp writes: Billed as a “Web IDE for API design,” Restlet Studio describes APIs with a set of visual tools. This […]

- May 18, 2016
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The new version of the RAML API definition language is here, as announced on the RAML blog by Nial Darbey. In this article, we’ll briefly cover the novelties offered by this new release, and give you useful pointers to dig further. Mike Stowe, Developer Relations Manager at MuleSoft, gave a presentation about RAML 1.0 and published […]

- May 17, 2016
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Restlet will come back to GlueCon this year. You’ll be able to find us on booth T13. We’ll also be holding an informal meetup to chat about API tooling and our products. And you’ll be able to find Guillaume Laforge on stage, our Product Ninja and Advocate, who will be delivering two talks:

- May 17, 2016
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