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What is an API and why are they important to developers
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by Richard Harris
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...
What happens to security when your apps go to the cloud
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Richard Harris
When Marc Andreessen wrote, “software is eating the world,” he meant that every business is literally turning into software. The problem is that every line of code you write makes you easier to attack. Historically, we dealt with security by putting up walls and scanning. But the complexity of modern software environments has made these approaches ineffective ...