Tag: API

When REST isn’t good enough

When REST isn’t good enough. 1.5 million API requests surely gives you some authority on what you consider best practice. This is a neat article outlining how one company found that REST didn’t quite work for them in the following categories: Security Platform Support Backwards Compatibility They also take some time to outline what the […]

Posted: December 03, 2012

JavaScript APIs you’ve never heard of (and some you have)

JavaScript APIs you’ve never heard of (and some you have) | NCZOnline. JavaScript continues to be one of the most exciting languages to me. It’s got such a unique situation that you almost can’t help but to find yourself working with it on every project if you’re at all in proximity to front end development. […]

Posted: November 20, 2012

Mocking jQuery AJAX with AmplifyJS Request

Web Dev .NET: Mocking jQuery AJAX with AmplifyJS Request. The timeline of a recent project involved parallel development of a feature I was working on and the API I was to work with. Under normal circumstances this would have required my waiting for the API to be complete before I was able to fully do […]

Posted: October 16, 2012

Let Developers Register for Your API with Their Github Profile

Let Developers Register for Your API with Their Github Profile. I think I first saw this implemented on CodePen and thought it was genius but didn’t give it a second thought at the time. After reading this article it makes so much sense!

Posted: July 20, 2012

Explore the WordPress REST API

Explore the REST API | Developer Resources. This is awesome! WordPress.com continues to impress me with the work they’re doing, and I didn’t expect anything like this. I think it’s going to end up being a foundational implementation for the platform as a whole. A full-on API console is available, and an entire API reference […]

Posted: April 13, 2012

Webhooks in Stripe

Stripe Blog. Stripe is killing it. I love every single thing they’ve done and plan on suggesting them heavily to clients from here on out. The opportunities offered with the new Webhooks are super awesome.

Posted: February 02, 2012

hurl.it makes HTTP requests

hurl.it makes HTTP requests – Twilio Labs. You’re building apps, right? They’ve got APIs, right? The hardest part about testing an API should be the bugs you discover, not figuring out how to test. There are a lot of desktop app solutions that do exactly that, but this is the first browser based HTTP request […]

Posted: January 09, 2012

Custom ‘Content Widgets’ in WordPress

Content management doesn’t have to be restrictive to your clients, but it shouldn’t be an open door either. Shortcode-based content widgets in WordPress are a great way to provide your client some additional creative freedom without compromising your design.

Posted: September 13, 2010