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August 10, 2020
IBM's OpenAPI Comment Parser gives developers a new tool to simplify the process of documenting APIs, so that developers down the line will be able to use them with less effort.
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Administrators of Office 365 or Azure platforms can benefit from using newer Microsoft software technologies to handle many jobs, such as automating tasks and generating reports. Continue Reading
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Discover why developers should take advantage of Swagger tooling and the OpenAPI specification to streamline API design, documentation and management, especially for RESTful APIs. Continue Reading
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Web services and APIs aren't the same -- or are they? How do web services and API testing differ, and what does each type of test aim to achieve? Continue Reading
Delve into the fundamental benefits and intricate features of GraphQL, and see just why it can serve as a much better alternative to REST in many scenarios. Continue Reading
Some question the relevancy of SOA in the modern IT world, but SOA still lives on in its most basic form, despite new development techniques. Tom Nolle explains. Continue Reading
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IT pros implement IoT devices to create and connect data; however, the lack of one IoT standard protocol counters the ability of IoT devices to work together. Continue Reading
When designing big data applications, an important consideration is whether to use SOA or RESTful APIs to connect big data components and services to the rest of the application. Continue Reading
In the REST vs. SOAP use case debate, the decision is affected by performance and reliability considerations. Continue Reading
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The debate between SOA and RESTful interfaces has raged for a while, but many application architects say they are confused as to which one is better. Continue Reading
When choosing between REST or SOAP for mobile apps, it's important to remember there are two major models: native and wrapped mobile web applications. Continue Reading