This tutorial from the FINRA Technology website explains how even novice developers can create a basic REST service for evaluating whether a number is a prime or not. The service is built using automated computing service AWS Lambda, as well as AWS API Gateway and IAM for authentication.
With developers already sourcing code snippets to cut and paste into their dev projects, Runnable has launched to provide a “YouTube of code” social network. Runnable have calculated there are over 200 million code searches each month, as developers look to stand on the shoulders of giants – or at least each other – when creating quick, workable solutions to include in their projects.
MuleSoft has released a parser and Visual Studio extension for its Anypoint Platform that aim to give developers the ability to more easily work with APIs using RAML. RAML is the RESTful API Modeling Language originally based on YAML, that allows developers to document APIs in a human-readable form.