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Postman Makes API Development Simple — August 20, 2018

Postman Makes API Development Simple

Back in the day it seems our CRM developers advised us to use Soap UI for testing out the API calls needed. But I thought I’d give postman a try as we’ve already been using it for JSON, so why not XML?

https://www.getpostman.com/

It can even be used for unit testing and mocking.

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tobscure/json-api — September 17, 2016
Json:api — September 13, 2016

Json:api

I’ve been working on an interface to a cloud based ITSM and whilst I’m not a programmer it’s given me an opportunity to expand my knowledge of PHP and JavaScript. It’s also made me realise that even not being a programmer how even those that are should do better.

Having  an API so others can interface with your product is one thing. But having a poorly deployed one doesn’t do you any favours. It’s almost as if no one has looked around to see what best practices or standards that are already out there.

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