Create a React Native image recognition app with Google Vision API
Posted on January 23, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Aman Mittal created this tutorial which focuses on utilizing Google Cloud Vision API for you React Native App. Google Cloud Vision API is a machine learning tool that can classify details from an image provided as an input into thousands of different categories with pre-trained API models.
Tags miscellaneous apis google restful
Introducing Mocking Hans - An open source tool for creating fake APIs
Posted on January 9, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
An article by Kevin about Hans. Hans is a small Node application for faking APIs - but not just a single REST API using HTTP. It allows for creating multiple APIs using different ports and protocols (like native WebSockets or even GraphQL).
Tags apis nodejs restful web-development
GraphQL introduction and integrating GraphQL into your frontend stack
Posted on November 8, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
GraphQL is becoming the new way to use APIs in modern web and mobile apps. Free and powerful, concise course that will introduce you to GraphQL and integrating GraphQL into your frontend stack, in the shortest amount of time possible. By hasura.io.
Tags learning open-source nosql apis restful
From REST to GraphQL: Different way to create API (with Apollo & Node.js)
Posted on October 31, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Dirk Wolthuis wrote this tutorial about moving from REST to GraphQL. If you already have a MySQL database you have an excellent starting point for creating a scalable API.
REST and Hypermedia and GraphQL and gRPC and Event-Driven
Posted on October 14, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
An essay on apievangelist.com about their drive to research API industry over the last couple of years in order to help people understand how they can invest in a diverse API toolbox.
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.
REST API design -- resource modeling
Posted on August 26, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
In this older article by Prakash Subramaniam from ThoughtWorks looks at the REST API design best practices. The key abstraction of information in REST is a resource. A resource is a conceptual mapping to a set of entities, not the entity that corresponds to the mapping at any particular point in time.
Tags restful apis web-development json
How to securely store API keys
Posted on March 7, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Bruno Pedro detailed blog post focusing on secure storage of your API keys in the cloud. Many people store sensitive information in private git repositories. If you do this, please think about it twice.
GraphQL introduction at the REST-aurant
Posted on February 10, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
RESTful communication between microservices can be perfectly fine
Posted on February 4, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Daniel Westheide article in which he wants to clarify how the terms used should be understood and show that HTTP and REST for internal service communication can be perfectly fine. He also explains that choosing to do so has nothing to do with whether your services integrate synchronously or asynchronously –- and the latter question is what you should really be concerned with.
APIs - REST versus GraphQL
Posted on October 10, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Chimezie Enyinnaya blog post addressing all the fuss about GraphQL and what makes it different from REST. In this article, author took a technical look at REST versus GraphQL, comparing and contrasting the two API specifications.
Development of a REST API in Spring Boot Framework
Posted on June 17, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length short
Dario Carrasque wrote post blog on topic of the evaluation of frameworks to develop REST APIs to satisfy requirements of modularity and availability.