Hypermedia Originally, this post was titled “A RESTful Reading List,” but please note that REST is over. Hypermedia API is the new nomenclature. I’ve been doing an intense amount of research on Hypermedia APIs over the last few months, and while I didn’t save every resource I found, I’ve made […]
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 […]
On Wednesday the 11th of November 2015 we hosted a super interesting event at the API Athens Meetup about APIs, IoT and a bit of Business. The keynote speaker is a friend and mentor of mine, Sotiris Bantas. Sotiris is a technologist and entrepreneur with diverse background in semiconductors, microelectronics systems […]
The API Athens Meetup. A community inspired and driven by API artisans
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?
API stands for application programming interfaces. An API is the tool that makes a website’s data digestible for a computer. Through it, a computer can view and edit data, just like a person can by loading pages and submitting forms. When systems link up through an API, we say they […]
The API manifesto. Why we need APIs at all? Where does the API world stand across the IoT? Do enterprises use APIs?
Asimov’s Three Rules for the Web of Things