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A Hypermedia API Reading List

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 a list here of the most important.

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 […]

APIs with Python, Flask, Firebase and Pubnub

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 […]

An Introduction to #APIs

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 a list here of the most important.

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 […]