I’ve introduced WordPress REST API Nuget package in my last blog post. It’s an SDK to access WordPress REST API. Today, I’ve open sourced it on Codeplex. You can visit it on https://wordpressrestapi.codeplex.com/. If you want to collaborate to increase the API surface covered, do not hesitate to ping me! Advertisements
I use WordPress.com as my blog platform. It hosts the WordPress CMS software and adds a few goodies. I was curious about their API after noticing that my Blog App (Windows Live Writer) tended to create duplicate of pictures, leaving lots of unused assets in my Media library. This really is a personal pet peeve … More Nuget WordPress REST API – Authentication
I recently read an article from Bill Appleton of Dream Factory with the provocative title SOA is not a Mobile Backend. It raised quite a few good points that were in the back of my mind for more than a year. Basically, what is the difference between SOA and API? To an extent it is … More SOA vs Mobile APIs
Has somebody been peeking on my X-mas list? Indeed, one of the weakness of the current Azure Paas solution I pointed out last year was that on non-trivial solutions you end up with plenty of secrets (e.g. user-name / password, SAS, account keys, etc.) stored insecurely in your web.config (or similar store). I was suggesting, … More Azure Key Vault
Ronnie Mitra published a nice review of the current security protocols & standards available to you to protect your API. Ronnie gives a good overview of what used to be available, in SOAP WS-*, what is currently available (HTTPS, OAuth and the like) and what is brewing for the future (Oz & Macaroons).
About a year ago I did a post about WADL. I hope you didn’t build a billion dollars business model around that initiative because it hasn’t left the ground yet 😦 WADL, or Web Application Description Language for the initiated, was aimed to be what WSDL is for SOAP Web Services but for REST. You … More Description of your REST API: Swagger & RAML
There is something about large projects that you’ll never find, hence never learn, in smaller projects. The complexity, both technical and in terms of people dynamics, creates an all new set of challenges. I read the article I Survived an ERP Implementation – Top 10 Gems of Advice I Learned the Hard Way at the … More Large Projects