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What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework? – Part 5

What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework? – Part 5

Welcome back to Part 5 of the great RESTful framework showdown! Today we are going to do things a bit differently. Previously we have assessed the frameworks against requirements of our final system; security, basic functionality, developer experience, etc. Today we...

What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework? – Part 4

What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework? – Part 4

Welcome back to Part 4 of the great RESTful framework showdown! If you have not read the previous blogs they can be found here. Today we will be addressing the all-important issue of securing our RESTapi and how the frameworks interact with our current security...

What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework – Part 3

What’s The Best Restful Web API Framework – Part 3

Welcome back to the great RESTful framework showdown! If you have not read the previous blogs they can be found here. Today we will be taking a look at the core functions we need our RESTapi to perform and how the frameworks measure up, as well as what our developers...

What's the Best RESTful Web API Framework – Part 2

What's the Best RESTful Web API Framework – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the great RESTful framework showdown! You can read Part 1 here. I'm your host Tim Gray. Today our framework requirements. Then we will get to know the frameworks a little better. These frameworks run on the platforms so we'll have a look at those...

What's the Best RESTful Web API Framework – Part 1

What's the Best RESTful Web API Framework – Part 1

RESTful Web APIs are one of the many tools that a developer has at their disposal in the modern development world. As such there are many ways of creating these web APIs and many frameworks to assist you in creating them. At OptimalBI we have a sudden need for a...

Building Scalable Applications in AWS

Building Scalable Applications in AWS

Auto scaling is an old selling point for AWS and cloud services in general, but a surprising number of production applications don't auto-scale. There are several legitimate reasons for this: Applications have a very fixed input/output and have no reason to scale....

Getting Started with a Web API

Getting Started with a Web API

(Photo by Cecilla Heinen) There’s no denying that the world of software development is becoming increasingly web-based. The Internet allows us to connect like never before. I’m a new kid on the block at OptimalBI. I’m about to enter the fourth year of my Computer...