An API Gateway is a design pattern often used in microservice architecture to provide a single access point to the underlying system. In this article, Mateusz Korszun from Meltwater explains why it's crucial to have meaningful tests for their API gateway. He also shows you the test setup their use.
Meltwater APIs (5)
||[The functionality of this API is split between the DataSift Websockets profile and the DataSift HTTP Streams profile. This profile is being maintained for historical and research purposes.] The...||Social||05.30.2018|
DataSift HTTP Streams
||The DataSift HTTP Streaming API allows you to subscribe to DataSift streams using HTTP streaming. This DataSift client opens an HTTP connection and consumes DataSift content passed along that...||Activity Streams||04.30.2017|
||The DataSift WebSocket API allows you to subscribe to DataSift streams using Websockets. WebSockets is a transmission protocol designed to permit bi-directional message passing over TCP connections...||Activity Streams||04.30.2017|
||The Meltwater REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Meltwater with other applications. Public documentation is not available; API access comes with account service....||Media||03.05.2017|
||The DataSift REST API provides programmatic access to the DataSift SaaS platform. Filter data in real time, filter against their Historics archive or analyze data. Responses are available in JSON,...||Social||12.19.2010|
This post will introduce you to the Synthetic Monitoring concept, which can make you feel more confident about your production system because you find errors quicker. It focuses on improving your Mean Time to Recovery (MTTR), and gathering valuable metrics on how your whole system behaves.
In this last installment of our series "The End of the API Economy As We Know It" we look at how DataSift had their licensing agreement with Twitter unexpectedly terminated. This story details how DataSift coped with the setback and provides lessons for any company that relies on third-party APIs.