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With DHC by Restlet, you can easily import and test your Swagger-defined APIs, define assertions to check the results of your API calls, with advanced assertions including JSON Path or XPath, and more. What’s interesting, to make your tests more powerful, is to chain requests together, to create full-blown test scenarios outlining the actual behavior […]

- June 06, 2016
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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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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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Following up with our poll last week on your favorite API definition language, seeing Swagger / OpenAPI Spec as the clear winner, we then wondered which flavor of it you actually prefer! Are you a JSON or a YAML fan? So we ran another poll to figure this out! JSON is the winner, by 71% […]

- May 16, 2016
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