A common use of API keys for authentication of web api consumption is
to ask the requester to just include the key directly in the URI
parameters of the web API call as illustrated below:
I’m working to make it easier to get up and running using the Mimeo Connect Cloud Print API.
One concept that is tough to understand at first, is that all printing starts with a Mimeo document.
Then using the API you can either order that document as is, or...
was helping a customer figure out how to use an embedded WSDL with
Flex’s WebService API. One scenario in which this is needed is when the
actual WSDL is not available at runtime. In this case the application
must contain the WSDL instead...
To summarize, sharding splits a big data problem into a set of small problems. In such a scenario, the ScaleBase Database Load Balancer is the master node, and tries to optimize the process by giving the worker nodes as much work as possible.
Versioning Restful Web-services:For maintaing backward compatibilty, at times you may need to support multiple versions of restful web-service resources (here after refered to as resources). It may be desirable at that point to be able to have resources...
Implementing Error Handling in Restful Web-services:From Restful Web-Services (here afer referred to as services) perspective, errors can be classified in two
broad categories—User errors and System errors. User errors pertain to
validation errors for data...
The most important token format that you need to support for your web
apis and RESTful web services these days is: anything. So many
platforms define their own authentication/authorization mechanism with
what seems to be little concern for standardized...
2011 being touted as the year of the PaaS there are still many
questions to be answered. We entered the space earlier this year with Mule iON so I thought I’d offer up my $0.02.
Lets quickly go over the basics of where PaaS sits.
The US Customs and Immigration station at Point Roberts is a small
building set on the edge of the coastal rainforest of Washington State.
It is the last customs station in a vast western chain strung out along
the 49 parallel. I enjoy crossing the border...
Are you still considering rolling out a major Enterprise Service Bus
(ESB) stack — you know, the kind that involves a massive initial
investment and takes 8+ months to deploy? This wasteful approach was a
major factor in doomed corporate SOA initiatives...
Back in 1996 when I joined an EDI company as a programmer, the first
thing a colleague did was put the definitive Windows API reference, Programming Windows by Charles Petzold,
on my desk. At the time we programmed for Windows 3.1 (and for
Jasondb is a cloud-based, RESTful JSON database designed to replace MySQL as the database in traditional web development
Jasondb persists the data in the same JSON format used by many AJAX driven sites.
Jasondb provides indexing, metadata indexing, tagging...
Some guidelines that I follow while designing the Restful Web-Services (here after referred to as services):URI Design:URIs are main part of a web-service interface. It’s painfully hard to change them once services are published and used by...
In the last few days, I had to evaluate the
product SOAtest (Parasoft). SOAtest is an Eclipse-based testing tool, which
supports most important technologies and vendors to test your Service-oriented
Architecture (SOA) technically.
This week DZone was on location in Silicon Valley attending the 2nd annual Cloud Connect conference. After a strong showing in the first year, Cloud Connect really took off the second time around (a 66% increase in attendance). Over 3,000 people showed up...