API development News
July 13, 2017
Postman released its latest API tool, Postman 5.0, to small businesses, offering free-of-charge access to some features in its enterprise-level Postman Pro product.
November 07, 2016
Two very popular conferences are taking place this week in San Francisco, and we'll be bringing you the highlights from QCon and DevOps summit.
January 29, 2016
This week in UC news, IBM has acquired Ustream and added cloud-based video to its cloud service portfolio, while a survey found the hosted PBX market is steadily growing.
September 22, 2014
When API developers and software architects from all over the world converged in San Francisco, they had a lot to say about the right and wrong ways to manage an API project.
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It's not enough to simply build an API. If you don't "eat your own dog food" before distributing your API, you are setting yourself up for failure. Zachary Flower explains why. Continue Reading
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While an API deployment may seem like a small task, it can have a major effect on the network. IT groups should work with business units to monitor network traffic. Continue Reading
As important as APIs have become, many still fail to achieve API success by not setting goals properly. Tom Nolle explains why this matters and how to manage an API portfolio. Continue Reading
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As useful as APIs are, developers still struggle to create them due to lapses in documentation and specs. Brad Irby explores a tool that can help automate API code generation. Continue Reading
To help API designers suffer less in a quest for perfection, NetBeans initial architect Jaroslav Tulach shares ideas for API design in this video. Continue Reading
Don't let your entire API project go awry. Knowing the applications well is just one way to nail the design and foster developer loyalty. Continue Reading