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Startups in the Business of APIs

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Instead of starting from bare bones and building everything involved in an app, including news feeds, notification systems and more, application programming interfaces (APIs) allow companies to focus on what makes their product unique.
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The API Developer Experience Baseline

You’ve invested in building an API and now you want developers to use it. Very few companies can get away with creating a successful API ecosystem on technical merit alone. You’ll need documentation,...
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GET /api-jobs - The best jobs building or integrating HTTP/REST/web service APIs

A comprehensive list of API jobs.

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Build an API with Node.js, Express, MongoDB and Cloud Foundry

Build an API with Node.js, Express, MongoDB and Cloud Foundry | API's | Scoop.it
So I decided to start off by writing an API with Node.js and MongoDB and host it on Cloud Foundry. I’m going to build a website running off that API with something like Sinatra or Rails. I also want to eventually build HTML5, Android and iOS applications running off this API too.
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REST Design Philosophies

In my previous post I said that REST is a protocol design technique. Chances are you do not agree or at least not completely. REST can be deceptively simple and frustratingly controversial at the s...
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Qualifying for the API Stack @ API Evangelist

Qualifying for the API Stack @ API Evangelist | API's | Scoop.it

I’m going through hundreds of APIs and curating a list of APIs, for what I’m calling the API Stack. The API Stack consists of APIs that provide clear value for developers and have demonstrated real investment in their API, and are in it for long haul.

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Opinionated (RPC) APIs vs RESTful APIs

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If you are not already aware, a few years ago there was some debate on the Internet as to when it was ok to call an API “RESTful”.

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Sub-process, multi-tenant runtime for HTTP APIs using node.js

Sub-process, multi-tenant runtime for HTTP APIs using node.js | API's | Scoop.it

Lately I have been working on haiku-http: an experiment to create a node.js-based, multi-tenant runtime for hosting HTTP APIs within a single process.

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WebSockets versus REST?

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With WebSockets now a W3C Candidate Recommendation and a new JSR about to start in the JCP, the question arises about how and if WebSockets work with the principles of REST?
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Protecting users, apps, and APIs from abuse

Abusers or spammers are the bad guys looking to make money by getting unsuspecting end users or consumers of online services to interact with malicious content or spam that leads to one or more of the following scenarios:
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Mobile Web Development in Express.js Node.js

Developing mobile websites in Express.js These days it is mandatory to have a cross-platform mobile version of any website online.

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Service Oriented Architecture vs. API

In my latest post, I wrote about the Service Oriented Architecture, in this one I will mention about API and the differences between the SOA and the API. They look nearly the similar but let's hav...
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The API Economy – Tapping into Identity and the Inside-Out Enterprise - 3scale

APIs are increasingly being recognized as one of the most important infrastructure trends for enterprises in the next few years as more companies seek to open up their internal systems to customers, partners and other third parties.

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Introducing SwaggerSocket: A REST over WebSocket Protocol

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Today we are proud to announce the first release of  SwaggerSocket, a REST over WebSocket Protocol. Why?
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I need an API: Where do I start?

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One of the most important questions that enterprises ask us has changed from "Why APIs?" to "I know I need an API; where do I start?"
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Why understanding REST is hard and what we should do about it - systematization, models and terminology for REST

Why understanding REST is hard and what we should do about it - systematization, models and terminology for REST | API's | Scoop.it

This post is about understanding REST, the software architectural style behind the World Wide Web. My Ph.D. research, which I'll write about some other time, pushed me on the road of REST and over the last year I've been reading lots of research papers...

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How to Create a Helpful Plugin With Twitter Anywhere | Nettuts+

How to Create a Helpful Plugin With Twitter Anywhere | Nettuts+ | API's | Scoop.it
Twitter Anywhere is a “one-script-include” solution from Twitter to bring the power of their communication platform to your website. We’ll be building a small jQuery script that utilizes Twitter Anywhere for your users.
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Government: Do You Really Need An API?

As the term "API" has become more widely recognized through its ubiquity in social media and other web services, its coolness factor has grown considerably, and has become something frequently called for from government.
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How I'm designing a RESTful(ish) web service

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This post is going to describe how I’ve ending up designing, what I consider to be a fairly RESTful web API.
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Automated Documentation for REST APIs

People are constantly trying to come up with tools to make API documentation an easier task. If you are documenting an SDK built for C++, C#, or Java, there are tools such as Doxygen, Sandcastle, and JavaDocs to take comments from the code and automatically generate documentation from them. Why aren't there tools like this for REST APIs?

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Open APIs Are the New Open Source

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We've seen the rise of open source software in the enterprise and also beyond the IT industry, but the real keys to openness and its advantages in today's technology world -- where efficient use of cloud computing and supporting services are...
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Cloudjs

This module is build upon Node JS and provides for the user the following features

A network distributed event system. Similar to node JS standard event system. A process pool, where objects can be added and ran at a periodic interval a predefined functions. An auto-balancing system, that migrate objects in the process pool, from one running instance to another, based on the load of each instance.

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Identify an Old School Need Then Build a Business Using an API

Identify an Old School Need Then Build a Business Using an API | API's | Scoop.it

Two Oregon entrepreneurs, Jake Weatherly and David Shear were having trouble expanding on an huge opportunity selling software to college students.

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High Scalability - High Scalability - A Short on the Pinterest Stack for Handling 3+ Million Users

High Scalability - High Scalability - A Short on the Pinterest Stack for Handling 3+ Million Users | API's | Scoop.it

Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra shared a bit about their stack on Quora:

Python + heavily-modified Django at the application layer
Tornado and (very selectively) node.js as web-servers.
Memcached and membase / redis for object- and logical-caching, respectively.
RabbitMQ as a message queue.
Nginx, HAproxy and Varnish for static-delivery and load-balancing.
Persistent data storage using MySQL.
MrJob on EMR for map-reduce.
Git.


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