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API-visual-editor-released-from-Stoplight

API visual editor released from Stoplight


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by

Stoplight, the enterprise API Design Management company, released Stoplight Studio, an API visual editor enabling faster, more collaborative and efficient OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) development for software teams.  Stoplight API Design Studio is a collaborative visual editor that allows users to build and share APIs with their team in minutes. It eliminates...


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Postman funding series B reaches $50M


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

Postman announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $50 million. The funding was led by CRV and included participation by Nexus Venture Partners. And CRV General Partner Devdutt Yellurkar has joined the Postman board of directors. “Postman has created a powerful collaboration platform for the entire API development lifecycle.  CRV is de...


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API security testing just got easier with 42Crunch's new scanner


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by

42Crunch officially released the 42Crunch API Platform, an API security cloud platform to discover vulnerabilities in APIs and protect them from attack. The 42Crunch Platform can protect SaaS, Web, or IoT APIs, as well as microservices. This follows the launch of the free API Contract Security Audit tool at APISecurity.io earlier this month. The tool helps API d...


Red-Hat-launches-a-unified-integration-platform-for-cloud-native-apps

Red Hat launches a unified integration platform for cloud-native apps


Monday, February 18, 2019 by

Red Hat, Inc. has announced an expansion of its integrated product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data, and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-...


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API standards are a real problem says Smartbear


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...


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App developer and software jobs might be declining says new report


Thursday, January 17, 2019 by

If your title is app developer, or work if you work in the software development field and are starting to feel like the Jedi are dying off - you might be on to something. According to a new report put out by Freelancer.com, the software developer job title, and a few others including app developer, and app designer, have seen a dramatic decrease in popularity since l...


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Postman survey finds 66 percent of devs use APIs regularly


Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by

Postman has released its 2018 State of the API Survey. This year’s survey was sent to the nearly 5 million worldwide members of the Postman community, to better understand the API developers’ workflow, pain points, and perspective for where the API space is headed. Already an essential part of software development for web, IoT, mobile and AI applications,...


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Wayfair CTO on experimentation at scale


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

Fans of street art will recognize the work of Shepard Fairey, the artist whose depiction of Andre the Giant made waves in 1989. His most iconic work is his portrayal of Barack Obama as “Hope,” which dominated the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign and propelled his artistic endeavors into mainstream scrutiny. Fairey was an early believer in the power of scal...


Using-GraphQL-for-building-internal-apps-quickly

Using GraphQL for building internal apps quickly


Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by

The transition from IT’s role in organizations, from a mere horizontal function to one of a strategic advantage, is playing out the world over. However, most change management techniques behind these efforts tend to disproportionately focus on end-user facing software - often at the cost of intra-organization or internal applications (apps). Internal apps prope...


Postman-update-gives-developers-more-freebies

Postman update gives developers more freebies


Thursday, August 2, 2018 by

Postman has announced updates to their free flagship app. Starting immediately, all Postman free users will be able to create Postman teams, use team workspaces and use all of Postman’s valuable collaboration features. Prior to this update, teams were available exclusively to customers of Postman’s paid plans, Pro and Enterprise. With this release, all Postm...


Google-offers-advice-about-microservices-and-refactoring-apps

Google offers advice about microservices and refactoring apps


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Pioneered by Netflix, microservices have quickly become one of the biggest trends in app development, giving developers greater flexibility and agility when it comes to building modern apps. While these new architectures can offer vast improvements over more traditional monolithic deployments, it’s essential developers understand when and where these technologies are be...


What-is-an-API-and-why-are-they-important-to-developers

What is an API and why are they important to developers


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

API is technically short for “Application Programming Interface”, and the term is tossed around in the programming industry so much, the overall complexity of what they are and how they can make your life easier - or a living hell gets overlooked. It’s amusing that there are so many street-talk definitions for what an API is too. One definition I found is “a set of...


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Four tips for better collections in API development


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

Whether your collections are for testing or documentation, collections are a way for humans to collaborate. A good collection clearly describes the behavior and usage of your API. These 2 types of collections typically have a different audience, are written by different authors and will contain different content. For these reasons, it’s a good practice to maintain separ...


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Atlassian unveils first Stride news since launch


Wednesday, February 28, 2018 by

Atlassian has announced that Stride now allows its users to customize the platform to their exact liking by using new API capabilities that specialize in custom apps and bot development. Stride is the first product built on the new Atlassian API platform and takes advantage of Atlassian's new app management console. Atlassian also made the announcement that they built o...


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Postman 6.0 aims to help API development collaboration


Friday, February 23, 2018 by

Postman has announced the release of Postman 6.0, which includes the introduction of Workspaces, an entirely new construct to enhance collaboration on connected software. Workspaces is a completely new development resource that improves organization and collaboration within the Postman API dev environment. Developers can better organize their API work - and speed up and...


New-API-testing-tool-will-tell-developers-if-their-API-works

New API testing tool will tell developers if their API works


Friday, January 26, 2018 by

SmartBear has announced the release of Swagger Inspector, a free cloud-based API testing and documentation tool to simplify the validation of any API and generate its OpenAPI documentation. Swagger Inspector is the first step the Swagger team is taking to reimagine the way APIs are tested and documented.The API economy has captured the attention of business and technolo...


2-pass-app-development

2-pass app development


Monday, December 18, 2017 by

The concept of Bimodal IT is changing the face of enterprise operations, which need to be agile and secure, but also need to de-silo business and technology operations for the sake of creating better applications. As Gartner defines it, "Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate and coherent modes of IT delivery - one of them focuses on stability and the other...


Postman-app-version-5.0-allows-access-to-popular-Postman-Pro-features

Postman app version 5.0 allows access to popular Postman Pro features


Friday, July 14, 2017 by

Postman has announced a major update to its free Postman app, version 5.0. Starting immediately, users of 5.0 will have limited-quantity access to many of the paid features of their Pro offerings, intended to support small and individual development projects.With this product release, all API developers can leverage the full power of Postman, with support at every stage...


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The hottest skills needed in the freelance job market to get hired


Thursday, May 4, 2017 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills and is part of a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills freelancers are providing. According to a recent report, nearly half (49%) of hiring managers use freelancers to access skil...


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App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

For the modern consumer, rewards are an essential part of their shopping experience; just last year the number of loyalty program memberships in the United States topped three billion - a 26 percent increase from 2013. With a growing demand for loyalty programs, there is no better time for developers to incorporate loyalty into their products, apps, point of sale softwa...


Developers-and-API-standards

Developers and API standards


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

For nearly five years, Andy Beier, director of engineering at Domo, has worked to build more than 500 data connectors for the company’s business optimization platform. However, as Andy and his team strove to complete that monumental task, they continually ran into roadblocks because of the lack of standards in API development. Frustration led to action and the Domo...


The-complete-API-toolchain-for-developers

The complete API toolchain for developers


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Postman, provider of a popular API toolchain, announced a major update to its innovative developer product, Postman Pro. Previously in limited release known as Postman Cloud, the product has been rechristened to reflect its more extensive features, numerous integrations and broad appeal.With the product release, developers can leverage the power at every stage of their ...


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Postman emerges from stealth and jumps into the development market


Friday, October 14, 2016 by

Postman just announced $7 million in Series A funding, along with key milestones, including more than 3 million installations, and a customer base that includes more than 30,000 companies.Developers are flocking to Postman because it replaces inefficiencies in working with APIs by allowing the user to build, test, document, monitor and share API requests.The funding is ...


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Kony Makes Updates to Visualizer Cross Platform Solution


Thursday, March 17, 2016 by

Kony has released a number of updates to the cloud-based Kony Visualizer application design and development solution offered through Kony’s Mobility Platform. Enabling cross-platform mobile app development, the release of Visualizer 7.0 includes updates to simplify and accelerate the mobile app development process, enabling developers to build connected, omni-chann...


A-Deep-Dive-Into-the-Restlet-DHC-API-Testing-Platform

A Deep Dive Into the Restlet DHC API Testing Platform


Thursday, February 4, 2016 by

We recently visited with Jérôme Louvel, “Chief Geek” and founder of Restlet, which builds an API Platform as a Service (apiPaaS) to consume, design, develop and deploy APIs in the cloud. Jerome is the founder of Restlet Framework, an open source REST API framework for Java which Restlet, the company, continues to build and maintain. With this Q&A, we discuss th...


Hazelcast-3.6-Provides-Open-Source-Support-for-In-Memory-Computing

Hazelcast 3.6 Provides Open Source Support for In-Memory Computing


Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by

Hazelcast, a provider of in-memory data grids and large-scale enterprise caching, has released Hazelcast 3.6 - an operational in-memory computing solution - which offers a platform for serving mobile devices with server-side applications.Among the updates to Hazelcast 3.6 are new cloud management and container deployment options to set-up, configure and manage cloud or ...


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IBM Introduces API Harmony API Matchmaking Technology


Thursday, November 5, 2015 by

IBM has launched API Harmony, which offers intelligent cloud-based API matchmaking technology to help developers search public APIs and find interesting relationships among them. API Harmony uses cognitive technologies like intelligent mapping and graph technology to anticipate what a developer will require to build new apps, make recommendations on which APIs to use, s...


DevOps-and-Agile-Lessons-from-the-Story-of-Stone-Soup

DevOps and Agile Lessons from the Story of Stone Soup


Saturday, October 17, 2015 by

I love the old stone soup story. A nifty tale of how hungry travelers with nothing more than a cooking pot, water and a large stone, managed to get curious townsfolk to contribute ingredients to the ‘stone soup’ they were cooking. A wonderful soup, that never quite reached its full potential because it lacked a few essentials. Finally, after the villagers had contribute...


AnyPresences

AnyPresences's Ambitious New Platform Release Offers API and IoT Functionality


Monday, August 31, 2015 by

AnyPresence has announced a major change in how the company will approach its product offerings as it moves its solutions beyond traditional MBaaS and API management towards a comprehensive solution for API-driven enterprise app development and IoT ecosystem enablement.This new direction enables rapid API development, direct connectivity to APIs from client SDKs, and ge...


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SmartBear's API Tools Suite Offers New API Switching and Recording Features


Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by

SmartBear Software has announced updates to two of its API tools - ServiceV for API service virtualization and LoadUI NG for API load testing.Updates to ServiceV enable software teams to build advanced mocks from real-time API traffic and switch between virtualized “mock” services and actual APIs during diagnostic, load or integration testing in the continuous delivery ...


New-SmartBear-Plug-In-for-SoapUI-Pro-Provides-Support-for-Apiary’s-API-Blueprint

New SmartBear Plug In for SoapUI Pro Provides Support for Apiary’s API Blueprint


Monday, August 18, 2014 by

SmartBear Software has released a new plug-in for SoapUI Pro that provides support for Apiary’s API Blueprint service descriptions within the tool.Apiary, designers of the API Blueprint and the Apiary API Design toolchain, enables parallel API development through collaboration and documentation. SmartBear, makers of SoapUI Pro, provides developers and testers common too...


Mashery-Provides-API-Insights-with-Video-Series

Mashery Provides API Insights with Video Series


Thursday, May 8, 2014 by

Mashery, an API management company, has developed a series of API Video Briefs, which are short-form videos that highlight insights from a number of Mashery customers, employees and other industry experts. Each video contains a single message that, as the name suggests, offers a brief insight into the challenges associated with API management. The API Vid...