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Design. Build. Host. The 28 API tools you need

Design. Build. Host. The 28 API tools you need

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With APIs taking over, more people are asking: What can I use to create my API? Although there are many different API standards and types, we will primarily focus on REST APIs. An API can be as simple as a single endpoint with one purpose, or it can be much more…

[Guide] Building and hosting a Low-code REST API

[Guide] Building and hosting a Low-code REST API

Build a REST API with Linx in under 15 minutes REST API development has many approaches and there are 100's of different API development tools to choose from, making it pretty easy to get lost in the process. In this article, we cover how to build and host an API in...

Linx vs Outsystems

Linx vs Outsystems

Are you looking for an Outsystems alternative? Owing to an increased need for business agility and growing pressure on IT teams to deliver faster solutions, the market for low-code app development has flourished in the past few months,    However, for SMEs and large...

How does the Linx REST Service perform under load?

How does the Linx REST Service perform under load?

We recently ran load tests for the Linx Host Service. In these tests, the CPU load and memory were monitored under heavy load to provide better insights into how the REST API Request Limits perform for the different virtual machines (Azure B-Series) that run Linx....

Nielsen’s “Match between system and the real world”

Nielsen’s “Match between system and the real world”

The problem is there are no simple “right” answers for most Web design questions (at least not for the important ones). What works is good, integrated design that fills a need — carefully thought out, well executed, and tested. — Steve Krug One of the difficult things...

How to secure your API with JSON web tokens

How to secure your API with JSON web tokens

A simple way of adding authorisation to your Linx solutions See the sample JSON Web Tokens (JWT) have become somewhat of an industry-standard for securing REST API’s. The main advantage of JWT is that each token is self-contained, meaning that it contains all...

Building an API? Consider Low-Code

Building an API? Consider Low-Code

APIs have been around for decades - they allow different systems to talk to each other in a seamless, fast fashion. However it’s been during the past decade that this technology has become a significant force.So then why all the interest in APIs? We all know the usual...

6 API Tools for design, development and testing

6 API Tools for design, development and testing

Understanding that there is the right tool for every job is crucial to success when building any system. With today’s businesses running many systems across diverse environments, taking advantage of the modern IT economy lies in an organisation's best interest to...

Low-code is no myth for busy IT departments

Low-code is no myth for busy IT departments

Can a working business application be built in a day? Does the app work on desktop and mobile? How advanced are the features? Is there actually zero coding involved?  Just some of the questions we get all the time from seasoned developers.There’s a lot of talk about...

5 Reasons why you need a Low-code development platform

5 Reasons why you need a Low-code development platform

A low-code platform like Linx provides a development environment that programmers can use to create application software through graphical user interfaces and configuration, instead of relying exclusively on traditional computer programming ("hand coding").So why do...

October 2020 Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

The Monthly Mix is here again. Catch up on our collection of software development news, product updates and industry articles.  LINX BLOG Is Low-code the Simple Answer to Complex Problems? More and more developers are turning to low-code platforms as they continue to...

Coding at a High Level with Low Code

Coding at a High Level with Low Code

How does low-code development fit into the bigger scheme of computer programming code? API Code is the backbone of most software programs and applications. Each line of code serves as an instruction—a logical, step-by-step mechanism for computers, servers, and other...

The Best BaaS Tools to Accelerate Backend Development

The Best BaaS Tools to Accelerate Backend Development

If you’ve worked in IT development, you likely have discovered that several routine tasks take up a considerable amount of your time. You often work under tight time frames and/or under a budget. You may have built several libraries to handle various tasks or even...

5 Tools to Automate Workflows

5 Tools to Automate Workflows

Competition in the modern global marketplace demands automated workflows wherever they’re possible. This means the replacement or supplementation of human resources across many different fields. This can be difficult for the inexperienced to adopt, but luckily there...