Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the Swagger ecosystem that could result in the exploitation of Web API endpoints when those endpoints or any SDKs designed to access them are generated from a Swagger-based API description. Malicious remote code execution is the main concern.
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Microsoft’s ASP.NET Web API simplifies the process of building platform-agnostic RESTful HTTP services. The service’s portability makes it a useful tool, and in this tutorial on DeveloperHandbook.com, Jon Preece shows followers how to build a RESTful API using Web API and JWT.
As the online discussion around the benefits and shortcomings of the WordPress REST API continues, WordPress developer Matt Geri discusses the API in terms of who it is really serving. He believes the platform’s approach must satisfy the initial benefactor’s requirements to ensure adoption.
Windows PowerShell is the powerful Microsoft command-line shell and associated scripting language for task automation and configuration management. In this tutorial, Trevor Sullivan presents a screencast video that guides followers through using PowerShell to automate common tasks in GitHub.
Versioning your RESTful API is a way to manage multiple releases of a product, but it is not always an absolute requirement and may not be the best option to take. This article by John Vester discusses the arguments for and against, with some examples to illustrate versioning’s effects.
The separation of concerns is a fundamental constraint of RESTful API design, requiring the decoupling of client and server logic. This tutorial by Dale Cox for 01.org guides followers through generating this encapsulation using Node.js with Express to build scalable and maintainable APIs.
This tutorial by Leo Gonsalves on Techarena51 describes the steps necessary to build a simple database-driven RESTful JSON API with full CRUD capabilities. The tutorial is written for Python 3 using the Flask web framework, providing all of the relevant code and as well as an instruction video.
The importance of providing an API for your application, irrespective of its intended use case, cannot be overstated. In this tutorial, Itay Herskovits explains the basics of RESTful architecture and how the Backand platform can be used to automatically build a REST API for an Agular application.
The team that maintain the open source Spring Framework have now included first-class support for CORS in a move that aligns the framework with REST APIs and HTML5 specifications.
Level 3 REST APIs expose hypermedia controls that incorporate links into resource representations. Content negotiation can be used to reduce link bloat and dev time within REST.