February 2021 Newsletter

The Monthly Mix is here again. Catch up on our collection of software development news, product updates and industry articles. 

FROM THE BLOG
Building an API? Use Low-code!

As companies become increasingly talent-strapped, APIs are helping spur a low-code movement to help them remain competitive.
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HOW TO
Working with Databases

Linx connects to all major database types – SQL Server, Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, Mongo or any OLEDB and ODBC compatible databases. See how easy it is to get started.
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FEATURED ARTICLE
Has COVID19 Accelerated the Need for Rapid Development Tools?

 

With new demands for digital transformation, the ability to ship products quickly is a precious trait. But how can you do it? Embracing the changes in technology and the newest innovations is just the start.
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LATEST NEWS
Product Updates

API ENDPOINT DOCUMENTATION

An optional feature that can be turned on when designing your API in the RESTHost or SimpleRESTHost services. This feature allows the end-user to discover and interact with your API without having any implementation logic in place. When using Swagger UI, the documentation will be hosted on “Base URI”/swagger, while the Redocly documentation will be hosted on “Base URI”/redocly.

 

WEB PLUGIN DEPRECATION

The Web Plugin has been removed and replaced by two separate plugins for REST and SOAP. Blog

 


MORE FROM THE WEB
What We’re Reading

 

DEVELOPMENT
How Twillio Built its Own Conference Platform: How do you turn a conference onto a digital stage? It took 10 Developers, 3 months and a bunch of internal APIs.

PROGRAMMING

Backwards Capability in Distributed Systems:   The move towards distributed architectures brings lots of benefits and its own set of challenges. How can a set of services evolve together in a way that doesn’t break the system?

YOUTUBE ARCHIVES
API History:  A good one, but a long one, Joshua Bloch discusses the history of APIs and looks at a few prominent examples with an eye to distilling their essence. He concludes with a brief discussion of the current legal status of APIs, and what it means for software professionals. 


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