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A RESTless week
Wim Leers' deep dive into the Drupal8 REST issue queue.
drupal  drupal8  rest  restful  api  webservices 
february 2016 by garrettc
RESTful Web Services API
The RESTful Web Services API is new in Drupal 8. For each REST resource, you can specify the supported verbs, and for each verb, you can specify the serialization formats & authentication mechanisms. API features Ordered by most to least frequently used APIs:
drupal  drupal8  rest  restful  http  api  webservices 
february 2016 by garrettc
UK Postcodes
UK Postcodes is a webservice for postcodes in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. As well as geographical information, it also returns information about council areas and constituencies.
api  geocoding  opendata  uk  geodata  geography  webservices 
january 2014 by garrettc
Introduction To Online Payments - TL;DR: It's A Total Bitch
"There are still a plethora of players who have to touch your information to process a simple credit card transaction, and each and every one of them gets to take a little bit of your money and introduce their own technical hassles."
ecommerce  business  webdevelopment  webservices  payment 
may 2010 by garrettc
Fake Subway APIs
Fake Subway API is a plain-vanilla XML-over-HTTP API service for returning information about train and subway stations.
api  transport  flickr  programming  webservices 
october 2009 by garrettc
Introducing Ubiquity
Overview and guide to the Ubiquity plugin for Firefox
firefox  mashup  plugin  mozilla  webservices 
august 2009 by garrettc
Testing HTTP Responses with the Resource Expert Droid
"In a nutshell, RED is a framework for testing HTTP resources; it fetches responses, analyses them, and then based upon the responses it may interact with the resource more to see how it behaves."
http  testing  rest  web  webservices  validator  protocol  restful  tools 
june 2009 by garrettc
EC2 for Poets
Dave Winer makes cloud computing less mysterious by helping people through the process of setting up a server on Amazon EC2
reference  tutorial  howto  webservices  server  cloudcomputing  ec2  amazon 
march 2009 by garrettc
Ghostly fingers of APIs
How updating a small subset of your sites causes others to be updated via APIs.
webservices  visualisation  personal  identity  diagram  api  lifestream  webdevelopment  web2.0 
november 2008 by garrettc
Versioning REST Web Services
Interesting idea, using a custom vendor based mime type instead of sticking the version in the URL and having to deal with all the non-RESTful crud that entails
webservices  webdevelopment  versioncontrol  rest  programming  service  restful 
october 2008 by garrettc
Explaining REST
Dare Obasanjo delves into the background of REST, it's benefits and common misconceptions.
xml  webservices  rest  soap  programming  soa  webdevelopment  restful 
august 2008 by garrettc
REST Anti-Patterns
"...typical examples of attempted RESTful HTTP usage that create problems and show that someone has attempted, but failed, to adopt REST ideas."
architecture  development  documentation  howto  http  information  interface  programming  reference  rest  url  webservices  patterns  tips  restful 
july 2008 by garrettc
BBC Backstage
RSS feeds and API's of BBC content. All open for remixing and splicing. Very cool!
api  code  community  cool  data  webservices  xml  socialsoftware  bbc  rss  content  webdevelopment 
may 2005 by garrettc
Six Apart - Professional Network - Power Tools
One central place to get lots of open source code and components that Six Apart's team has released.
api  movabletype  perl  webservices  programming  blog  webdevelopment 
march 2005 by garrettc

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