Amazon S3 recently announced support for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). What’s the big deal? Now apps can call the S3 API directly. But weren’t apps always calling the S3 API directly? Yes and no.
Mary Simpson has a Master's Degree in Software Engineering from the University of Florida. She has been developing Web and PC applications in a variety of languages since 2000, and has operated Bark! Multimedia, a website and software development studio, since 2003. We thank Mary for giving Apigee App Services (formerly Usergrid) a try and for sharing her experiences in this guest blog post.
Operating Bark! Multimedia, a website and software development studio, I...
Apigee makes use of the latest and greatest big data technologies such as Cassandra to power its products. Apigee App Services, which power mobile and rich client applications from the cloud, are based on Usergrid (Apigee's open source data platform built on Cassandra).
In last week's Webcast, Building a Mobile Data Platform with Cassandra - Apigee Under the Hood, @edanuff and @landlessness discussed how Apigee implemented multi-tenancy at scale in Usergrid.
Thanks to all for your interest and participation in our OAuth 2.0: Don't Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater Webcast on August 2nd. You'll find the video and slides here. There were several questions that we didn't get a chance to address in the hour so we'll follow up on them here. And we'd love to continue the conversation over on the API Craft Google group.
Thanks to all who participated in last week's Webcast, "OAuth 2.0: Don't Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater."
In the wake of Eran Hammer's resignation from the OAuth 2.0 working group, @gbrail and @edanuff discussed the usability of OAuth 2.0 for your APIs, identifying problematic areas of the spec and understanding how to avoid them, and why rolling back to OAuth 1.0 or "rolling your own" is not a great idea.
The video and slides for the session are below.
There were some questions that we didn't get a chance to address during the hour so we...
Thanks to all who participated in last week's Webcast: Telco Innovation with APIs: Need for Speed, discussing how Telcos need to change their business models; need to innovate beyond connectivity to remain relevant in a world changed by the exploding apps and API economy and the shift from voice-enabled to IP networks.
The video and slides are below.
Thanks to all who participated in last week's Webcast, API Design: When to Buck the Trend. Here are the video and slides for the session. Thanks @daniel_jacobson and @gbrail.
REST and OAuth are predominant trends in API design. Daniel Jacobson of Netflix and Greg Brail of Apigee discussed when you might need to 'buck the trend' around design and technology conventions in order to meet your business objectives.