This LinkedIn library by Pablo Fernández allows developers to access the API with Java language. As mobile usage increases, users could benefit from the possibility to interact with the API from a single portable device. What the API does is to read data in XML and JSON while REST displays LinkedIn's contacts, companies, and employment. Even though this library is the first one that appears in the libraries and tools page, the library has not been written or supported by LinkedIn.
Solo.io, a cloud-native enterprise solutions provider, has announced the release of Gloo Mesh Gateway, an all-new enterprise API gateway, and the latest iteration of the company’s Gloo Mesh product. Solo hopes that this release will provide a unified platform for developers.
SaaS vendors need to get a clue about open APIs. That's the takeaway from a panel discussion at last month's Interop event in Las Vegas. According to Network World's coverage of the session on Herding Cats: Managing SaaS Sprawl, with panelists from Boomi, Appirio, OpSource, and NetSuite, too many SaaS vendors do not consider including an open API as a core part of their service:
A 2014 post discussing the seven deadly sins of microservices development highlighted some of the common pitfalls of a microservices architecture. Here, we look at that post in relation to a 2016 redux of the article covering the same topic from another developer’s perspective.