How to start a project on Angular the right way
Posted on April 24, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
How do you start a new project? ng new app and that's it! Not anymore. If you want to make maintenance and development easier you should be sure to follow these steps. By coding_indian.
How to build a GraphQL data layer for REST microservices
Posted on January 10, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
GraphQL is a great technology for microservices because you can use it as a data layer for these microservices. One use case is to combine the data from all these services into a single, unified API. By Roy Derks.
JSON Schema bundling finally formalised
Posted on September 14, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
OpenAPI has long since put the spotlight on JSON Schema, and the release of OpenAPI 3.1 has huge implications for the future of both projects. Truly exciting! By Ben Hutton & Mike Ralphson.
Extreme HTTP performance tuning: 1.2M API req/s on 4 vCPU EC2 instance
Posted on May 25, 2021, Level advanced Resource Length long
This post will walk you through the performance tuning steps that I took to serve 1.2 million JSON "API" requests per second from a 4 vCPU AWS EC2 instance. For the purposes of this recreated quest, we will ignore most of the dead ends and dark alleyways that I had to struggle through on my solo expedition. By Marc Richards.
Tags performance aws devops json programming cloud apis
Getting started with Python library Numpy
Posted on November 6, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
NumPy is a open source Python library that handles multidimensional arrays and matrices with a huge library of mathematical functions to manipulate arrays. By Shahid Siddique.
Tags json big-data data-science python
WebAssembly and Blazor: A decades old problem solved
Posted on July 24, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
In mid-April 2019, Microsoft gently nudged a young framework from the "anything is possible" experimental phase to a "we're committed to making this happen" preview. The framework, named Blazor because it runs in the browser and leverages a templating system or "view engine" called Razor, enables the scenario .NET developers almost gave up on. By Jeremy Likness, Cloud Advocate for Azure @Microsoft.
Top 5 threats to apis servicing mobile apps
Posted on July 20, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
David Stewart put together this blog post about security threats to APIs. As mobile apps become increasingly paramount to operating successfully in today's markets, a big question mark over API security is raised. Gartner has previously predicted that by 2022, "API abuses will be the most-frequent attack vector resulting in data breaches for enterprise web applications." Since every mobile app out there is powered by APIs, securing them is clearly a top priority.
REST API with Elixir/Phoenix - beginner's tutorial
Posted on July 18, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
For this tutorial, we are going to write a simple Books REST API with database persistence using PostgreSQL. The requirements are to have a single endpoint on /api/books that allows CRUD operations over the books resource. By Dairon Medina Caro.
An introduction to the automation test wheel
Posted on June 13, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
As a software tester, I like thinking about testing a product from a number of different angles. Over the last few years I've learned about security testing and performance testing, and I've come to see how important those activities are in validating software quality. By Kristin Jackvony.
5 Useful jq commands to parse JSON on the CLI
Posted on June 5, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
JSON has become the de facto standard data representation for the web. It's lightweight, human-readable (in theory) and supported by all major languages and platforms. However, working on the CLI with JSON is still hard using traditional CLI tooling. By Fabian Keller.
Managing a secure JSON Web Token Implementation
Posted on July 22, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Daniel Fanara wrote this article about more advanced topics of managing secure JSON Web Tokens (JWT). They are great for representing a user's authentication / authorization state without needing to maintain a server-side session store.
API design: Why you should use links, not keys, to represent relationships in APIs
Posted on May 17, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Martin Nally from Google about how expressing relationships is very important in APIs. The most common way that API developers express relationships is to expose database keys, or proxies for them, in the fields of the entities they expose.