API 101: SOAP vs. REST

There’s a lot of talk within the application programming interface (API) industry about SOAP vs. REST that makes for a lively debate. Back…

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API 101: What Is a SOAP API?

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) is a message specification for exchanging information between systems and applications. When it comes to application programming…

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API 101: What Is a REST API?

REpresentational State Transfer (REST) is a software architectural style that developers apply to web application programming interfaces (APIs). (Learn more fundamentals in…

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API 101: Learning with Open Access SOAP APIs

Even though the philosophy of REST (Representational State Transfer) dominates today’s world of APIs, the older SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is…

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How I Built a Daily Habit Counter to Exercise: Notion API and Postman

The wonderful world of home fitness. Like many of us during these recent years of COVID lockdowns, I decided to explore indoor…

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Introducing APIs to Access and Manage Server-Level Responses on a Mock Server

Server errors make for a poor user experience, so it’s important to handle them correctly. While this is a common scenario, it’s…

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Visualizing a Globally Distributed Team Using Multiple APIs

If the 2020 pandemic has taught us anything, remote-first work culture is the way of the future. As a new developer advocate…

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Trading Stocks Made Easy with the lemon.markets API

This is a guest post written by Joanne Snel, community developer at lemon.markets. Picture this: Your friends have been on your back…

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Beyond Blockchain Data: Use Tatum’s API to Build Full Blockchain Apps

This is a guest post written by Evan Vischi, community manager at Tatum. There are many different types of blockchain APIs, and…

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Negative Testing for More Resilient APIs

I’ve previously shared how to build resilient APIs with chaos engineering and security hacking with the Big List of Naughty Strings. I’ve…

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How to Use the Twitter API to Create a Hashtag Search Bot

When Postman recently hosted the Postman Galaxy virtual conference with attendees from around the world, I needed to find out what people…

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A Beginner’s Quick Guide to APIs: Definition and Types

This is a guest post written by Subho Halder, co-founder and chief information security officer at Appknox. Applications these days are witnessing…

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