Tag: REST

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Why Use a Microservice Architecture

Microservices are the latest fad, but what are they and why should developers adopt this architectural pattern? In this post, we relate microservice architecture to the classical service oriented architecture along with the strengths and weaknesses of adopting microservices. We also explain how the current trend in microservices using RESTful APIs adds certain pain points to distributed systems and how they’re being addressed in emerging technologies.

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Reactive Microservices in Java Using the Lagom Framework

Microservice architecture is amongst the latest in best practices in software architecture. Essentially, microservices are small, independent applications that provide REST APIs for communication. These applications are akin to the Unix philosophy of small programs: each program does one thing and does it well. Each application should work on its own and be independently deployable,
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Develop the Impossible with SharePoint (Part 1)

Many developers who are used to building legacy farm solutions for past versions of SharePoint on premises seem to be intimidated by the current Add-in Model (formerly referred to as App Model).  I’ve heard plenty of excuses for sticking with the “tried and true” approach such as:

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Test your RESTful API using PowerShell

Explanation and code samples of how a PowerShell script that can be used to test a REST API.

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Design and document your RESTful API using RAML

A brief overview of how and why RAML is a useful tool for API developers.

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Mobile First – Cloud First Simplified (1 of 3)

The device and service situation Over the last decade, the tech industry has seen the exponential growth of a variety of devices (laptops, mobile phones, tablets, gaming consoles sensitive to touch/voice/motion/gestures). This is only going to get more diversified, whether we talk about 10 new devices within the 5.75 inch and 6.85 inches sector or
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The RESTful story – How? (3 of 3)

Let’s look into what Microsoft technology stack frameworks that are available to implement Web services (REST or SOAP).

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The RESTful story – Why? (2 of 3)

Second in a three part series about REST. In this post I’ll look into what are the big benefits that the REST architecture style provides.

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The RESTful story – What? (1 of 3)

First in a three part series about REST. In this post I’ll explain what REST is and contrast it with SOAP.

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