December 23, 2013
Geeklist offers developers an online haven to present their work, connect with other developers, and gain credit for achievements. Geeklist's lean staff proudly states that Geeklist was "[b]uilt by developers, for developers... we make geeks lives better every day." The API allows developers to create their own applications and services and retrieve any needed data from the Geeklist database. The API has remained in private beta since the Geeklist's original launch, but will open to the public with a 48-hour hackathon from November 30 - December 3.
A new service from SOA Software aims to help developers 'close the gap' for enterprises using APIs to manage workflow processes in business. Speaking with ProgrammableWeb at the recent API World, key business leaders of SOA Software shared details of their new API Gateway and explained what it will mean for in-house enterprise developers responsible for creating mobile applications.
From time to time, people who have a REST API ask me about automated documentation. There's no one right answer, so I've been meaning for ages to write an article about what the options are. However, it's only been recently that I've felt that I've understood the problems and solutions well enough.