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API Craft Detroit 2014: Hypermedia Rising

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I had the honor to be one of the attendees at the first annual API Craft Detroit conference last year, which was so successful that it spawned abunch of API Meetups around the globe (I regularly attend API Craft Boston, which is a roving band of API lovers who tough out the … [Read more...]

The API Copyright Debate Rages On

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It's been two weeks since we hosted our live, online debate around the impact that the ongoing Oracle v. Google case will have on the software industry - specifically in the of API and mobile world. Along with having a lot of fun, we had two main goals in hosting this … [Read more...]

API Copyrightability – A Technical and Legal Debate

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A few weeks ago you may have noticed the increased buzz around the appellate court's reversal in the years-long Oracle v. Google case. And while this all may seem like a bit of rubbish stirred up by industry publications simply looking to squeeze some big names into their … [Read more...]

The API Revolution [Infographic]

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Tim O'Reilly called it Web 2.0. Niclas Reimertz has dubbed it the Golden Age. Most recently, technologists like to refer to it as the Internet of Things. Regardless of the semantics, it's clear that that we're in the midst of a massive advancement in the way we all interact … [Read more...]

The Treacherous Land of Undocumented APIs

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APIs have obviously gained a lot of momentum in business over the last few years. More than a “player to be reckoned with," APIs have turned into an economy in and of themselves. Evolving from a rather simple use case – enabling easier computer-to-computer communication – … [Read more...]

Can Your Tool Test Itself? SoapUI 5.0 Can!

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I've heard that Blocket.com, Sweden's largest second-hand sales website, (similar to Craigslist in the U.S.) has 45 developers and two testers. That sounds surprisingly low, considering they release new versions daily - or maybe just because of that fact. On the other … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Put the ‘Hack’ back in Hackathon

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I talk a lot about APIs –sometimes I talk about testing them, sometimes I talk about designing them, and often I talk about marketing them. As I prepared for today’s discussion at API Strategy & Practice Conference I found myself combining all of that into one discussion … [Read more...]

How Sensors are Changing Software Design

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Sensors are being embedded in everything from industrial equipment to tennis rackets to refrigerators. Software UIs and functional designs are changing to make the most of sensor and sensor webs but their potential has yet to be realized. That’s where you come in. Sensors … [Read more...]

Measuring Success in an Open Source Project

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There are many ways to measure whether an open source project is gaining meaningful traction. Here how's OpenDaylight's doing it. Is Linux a success? Certainly. The Apache Web server? You betcha. Firefox, sure. But, what about smaller or newer open source projects? How … [Read more...]

Testing Under Anticipated Load

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Welcome to the seventh installment of our eight-part webinar series about “The Seven Fundamentals of Mission-Critical Service Testing.” We know, the numbering is a little confusing, but it’s because we had an introductory part not part of the regular chapters. In this … [Read more...]