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Google has announced the general availability of its Stackdriver Cloud Monitoring dashboards API. The dashboards API is part of Google Cloud. It allows users to read the configuration for existing dashboards, create new dashboards, update existing dashboards and delete dashboards no longer used.
If you're trying to build a highly usable developer tool, then a proper Command Line Interface (CLI) to interface with your API is paramount. This article outlines what we found to be best practices among other CLI tools and developers' needs when it comes to building a proper CLI.
Postman has bolstered its enterprise platform with two new features. API Builder allows developers to build APIs directly within Postman. A new reporting feature, currently in beta, provides insight regarding how APIs are used throughout a particular development environment.
Google has announced the upcoming shutdown of Google App Maker. Google App Maker is a low-code, G Suite development tool that allows businesses to fill gaps in their business workflows and operations. Google has cited "low usage" as the primary reason for shutting down the tool.
CloudVector, API threat protection platform provider, recently introduced API Shark. API Shark is a free API discovery and observability tool. As APIs are rapidly introduced to public, private, and internal systems; API Shark automatically discovers such APIs when DevOps teams may not be able to.
Scope Technologies provides aerial measurement reports for the construction industry. The company uses real-time data to generate accurate takeoff reports that they claim are both accurate and affordable. Scope Technologies has now announced a new open API developer portal.
FreshLime, a customer connection platform, has announced an API for access to its platform. Through the API, users can integrate FreshLime directly into third party systems of all types: CRM, POS, Field Management, etc. Such apps and systems are enhanced with FreshLime customer engagement tools.
API Fortress, an API continuous testing platform, has announced Mass Functional Test Generation. Mass Functional Test Generation allows users to import OpenAPI files and generate a large number of functional tests for those files. The test generator is currently in beta release.
CWT, travel management platform provider, has expanded its myCWT platform to China. The omni-channel, open API-based platform is the first of its kind in China. China's travel market includes specific nuances that required some customization for the myCWT platform and CWT made the adjustments.
APImetrics has announced API.expert. The service gives developers insight into performance for leading APIs. Real-time data is available without any configuration needed. At launch, the service includes weekly data from leading API providers.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2019: Application Development and Developer Tools
This segment of the past year's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to ProgrammableWeb covers the Application Development, DevOps, and Developer Tools areas. Tools and technology that helps make a developer's life easier, including APIs from GitLab, LambdaTest, and W3C, are included.
Facebook has introduced a number of new features to its App Dashboard. The changes target improving the app review process and giving developers more insight and control over managing permissions. Facebook also gets more information regarding how developers use the Facebook platform.
Amazon just announced more than two dozen new and updated resource types for AWS CloudFormation. CloudFormation templates can now be used to configure and provision a number of AWS products including CodePipeline, API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Elasticsearch Service, AWS IAM and more.
GraphQuill, a VS Code extension that performs GraphQL API testing within the VS Code environment, was recently released in beta. The goal of GraphQuill is to eliminate the need for switching between VS Code and GraphiQL, Postman, or some other API development tool during development and testing.
One of solo.io's flagship products, Gloo, is now production-ready as version 1.0. Gloo is a cloud-native API gateway and ingress controller built on Envoy Proxy. Its goal is to connect, secure, and control all application traffic. solo.io is hosting a demo webinar December 5th.
It's day two at GitHub Universe 2019. Today is all about security. The day two keynote saw many announcements related to securing code including GitHub Security Lab, CodeQL, GitHub Security Advisories, automated security updates, GitHub Advisory Database, token scanning, and more.
GitHub's annual developer conference, GitHub Universe, takes place this week in San Francisco. Per usual, the conference is full of GitHub product news. Particular announcements to note this year include the general availability of Actions and Packages and the beta release of GitHub mobile.
Stripe introduced a CLI. The CLI should eliminate all the back and forth between terminal, code editor and dashboard that developers are accustomed to when developing and testing Stripe integrations. The CLI includes webhook and API log testing as well as API object creation and updates.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Customer Service, Telephony, and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include an API for copy editing written text and an API for finding Dive site information. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Dashdash announced its latest spreadsheet superpower tool. Dashdash templates provide users prebuilt, customizable tools to perform integrated functions directly within a spreadsheet. Templates add to the existing set of Excel automation tools that Dashdash introduced through Instant Integrations.