It’s a fair question, but a hard one to answer. Many larger municipalities have embraced the “smart city” concept in recent years, but definitions of the term — and examples of the ways technology is being used to make cities “smart” — run the gamut. Mayors and city CIOs usually […]
A simple to use way for testing your API functionality as well as the ability of it it and 3rd integrations directly onto your app.
The Semantic Web It’s hard to believe that just 25 years ago the idea of linking together databases so people could access information easily was limited to research universities and prescient sci-fi writers. With the advent of the worldwide web and HTML, databases came to the masses in the form […]
I remember myself when I was a little kid to always enjoy reading stories. Some people say that stories are highly educational and they teach in a more elaborate manner. In this post I would like to tell you a little bit about my journey from a Novice to Champion with Web […]
Due to the proliferation of available public sector data sources and initiatives, the interlinking and combination of such datasets has become a topic of major interest within SME information managers. While more agile options for data integration are being requested, conventional methods of data integration are not feasible for use […]
What is the next generation of the Web all about? It is called the Semantic Web and it is around for more than a decade.
Why your company needs an API evangelist? Anatomy of an #API evangelist, APIs in your organization and finally coordinating success with APIs
I was overwhelmed with the reception of my last python post and the many conversations it initiated, mainly in Twitter. The main thing that I think was more interesting for people reading my blog is the Proof of Concept that Python is good for MVP, Production and even more. In this post I am […]
Yesterday I wanted to build a quick prototype that would scale for some hundreds of users. I needed realtime notifications, scalable backend, geofencing queries and something easy ti build the REST interface that I had describe in RAML. You may have several opinions on that matter, but ninety percent of the times […]
Let’s face it: you will at some point have to introduce breaking changes to your API. How do you handle Versioning?