Building Your API Documentation Strategy For SUCCESS

Launch Any

So far, we have put together a foundation for our API documentation: 1. We must first move beyond API reference documentation and look for other ways to communicate the value and purpose of your APIs. APIs are conversations between client and server.

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Slack, Chatbots, and Voice: At the Intersection of Humans and APIs

Launch Any

This article explores the growth of messaging platforms, how APIs and chatbots are changing the way people interact with software, and what it means for digital transformation as well as the future of application development. Same APIs, different devices. And APIs are making it happen.

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Trending Sources

How To Successfully Deploy Your Web or Mobile API to Heroku

Launch Any

I have deployed a wide variety of APIs, from internal to APIs for public or partner consumption. However, many have not experienced Heroku before or have not considered it for an API deployment solution. A single Heroku account may host any number of applications.

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API First Transformation at Etsy – Concurrency

Code as Craft

At Etsy we have been doing some pioneering work with our Web APIs. All of the code that was built for the website then had to be rebuilt in our API to be used by our iOS and Android apps. Unfortunately our existing API framework couldn’t support this shared approach.

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Tips On Choosing A Control Panel For Your Web Hosting Environment

YoungUpstarts

by Greg Rockwood, community and PR manager at Softsys Hosting. It is not an easy decision to choose a correct control panel for your web hosting account – particularly when you have several options available in market. While pricing is not the only factor that is considered for choosing a right control panel, let us take a look on a few important aspects to consider while choosing the right panel which helps you in mitigating your hosting management.

DokDok… It’s Advice!

The Product Guy

We share offices with other startups and we’re aiming to host regular events and workshops opened to everyone interested. We had a first one about automated QA a short while back; we’re hoping to host more of these in the coming year. Filed under: interview , modular innovation , startup Tagged: api , dokdok , email , modular innovation. interview modular innovation startup api dokdok emailEmail will be with us for a good time longer.

Rise of the API and the Trouble Ahead

Mark Birch

Within a weekend, a talented programmer can build a mash up of content across a host of popular web services such as Facebook and Netflix and Twitter and Foursquare. There are “big data” companies that are offering API’s to access data to enrich applications.

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DokDok: Who’s there?

The Product Guy

It’s offered as an hosted service and once we’re out of beta, we’ll have membership options with added premium features. Filed under: interview , modular innovation , startup Tagged: api , dokdok , email , modular innovation. interview modular innovation startup api dokdok emailEmail will be with us for a good time longer.

Cyber Threats Startups Need To Watch Out For In 2015

YoungUpstarts

Hosting CMS vulnerabilities : Startups are increasing investing in hosting and CMS platforms to expand their digital footprint. Exposed APIs : Cloud computing is a growing trend in the startup industry, but exposed APIs present a great risk.

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Dallas TechFest, Sign Up Now!

Texas Startup Blog

The popular event hosts more than 400 developers here in Big D on July 30th at the University of Texas at Dallas. Sessions include: Silverlight, HTML 5, MVVM, TDD, MonoTouch for iPhone, ASP.NET, TypeMock, Clojure, Java, Zend Framework, PHP, API, MySQL, Bradley Joyce has the scoop on the Dallas TechFest. The event is sponsored by Microsoft.

In Defense Of Free

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Typepad (where this blog is hosted) charges to host a blog. Phanfare charged to host photos. I understand the frustration of certain folks about the commercialization of Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and a host of other services.

How to Send Emails in WordPress with Gmail SMTP Server

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The most popular reason is strict email configurations at your web hosting server. As mentioned earlier, a majority of hosting providers restrict the utilization of PHP Mail function to prevent spam and abuse. How to create a web app and create API keys for your Gmail account?

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Cloud Europe 2017: The Factory is Cranking

Cracking the Code

Recent SaaS trends and the Accel Euroscape of the 100 most promising companies in Europe and Israel This article was co-authored with my colleague Pia d'Iribarne and published initially on Tech.eu.

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The Narrow World of Platforms and APIs

Launching Tech Ventures

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 The Narrow World of Platforms and APIs by Humberto Ayres Peirera (republished from his personal blog ) In our upcoming venture, we at the team of Centroid.it Google Hotpot/ Places had a semi-functional API with loads of restrictions and usage limits.

How Etsy Manages HTTPS and SSL Certificates for Custom Domains on Pattern

Code as Craft

In April of 2016 Etsy launched Pattern, a new product that gives Etsy sellers the ability to create their own hosted e-commerce website. Some CA’s offer API’s, but three years is a relatively long time, so chances are you do this manually.

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Infographic: What Tools Developers Actually Use

www.readwriteweb.com

But there were a few surprises too, including 23% using Notepad++ as their text editor and 8% using Heroku to host their apps. But there were a few surprises too, including 23% using Notepad++ as their text editor and 8% using Heroku to host their apps. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteWeb.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

What special data, content, APIs, etc. Video (and Audio) - if you have video, are you hosting it or can we use YouTube, Vimeo? Hosting - is there anything in place for hosting? Do you need help getting hosting going?

13 tech trends to adopt before the year’s end

The Next Web

APIs Are Everywhere! APIs use to be only for the big guys, but now you’re seeing MVPs include APIs and almost everyone on talk to that doesn’t have an API has one on the road map. It could open up a new host of opportunities for startups.

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10,000 Startups – Startup Weekend Next

Steve Blank

They’ve hosted close to 800 Startup Weekend events in over 350 cities worldwide educating a staggering 57,000 entrepreneurs who’ve created over 5,000 startups. And Udacity has put their awesome production resources behind the class and hosts the Lean LaunchPad online lectures.

Introduction to Growth Hacking for Startups

VC Cafe

Growth Hackers create long tail landing pages that combine both editorial content, professionally written and automated content which is slotted to a template (using your own listings/APIs). It can be done in the form of apps, API usage or business development partnerships.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

What special data, content, APIs, etc. Video (and Audio) - if you have video, are you hosting it or can we use YouTube, Vimeo? Hosting - is there anything in place for hosting? Do you need help getting hosting going?

Experimenting with HHVM at Etsy

Code as Craft

In 2014 Etsy’s infrastructure group took on a big challenge: scale Etsy’s API traffic capacity 20X. First, we found ourselves having to rewrite logic that was designed for being executed in a web context to be executed in an API context.

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Accel APX conference: short take aways

Cracking the Code

A NEW GENERATION OF APPS AND THE APIs THAT POWER THEM I was lucky to be able to attend our Accel APX conference in San Francisco last week. Need to run native code, just relying on API calls not enough

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We Have Only Scratched the Surface of the True Value of Twitter. Here’s What You’re Missing

Both Sides of the Table

I’ll be there the whole night hanging out and trying to meet with cool companies planning to do interesting stuff with the Twitter API. If you want to come see how Factual is integrating with Twitter APIs make sure to come to our event in LA.

What Is CASB And Is It The Right Security For You

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Although some cloud hosts offer security, consider a cloud access security broker (CASB). CASBs offer forward or reverse proxy or API modes. Using the API systems limits the range of cloud applications available because not all cloud applications support API.

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DataSift Announces Mega-Round. Apple Buys Topsy for $200 Million. Here’s What You Need to Know

Both Sides of the Table

Some startups I talk with mistakenly believe you can poll the Twitter API directly to get the feed but the Twitter API isn’t full fidelity, doesn’t have the full historical data corpus and isn’t real time. And a host of many other people I’m leaving out.

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Yahoo hosted a fun Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

When I first heard about Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner (BAGGD), it was when Google hosted the very first one. Yahoo hosted the 7th(?) I did notice that many of the APIs are for non-commercial use only. What role does this (personal use APIs) play in being competitive with companies like Google, Twitter, or Facebook who offer APIs for commercial use? In what way does this (personal use APIs) encourage innovation?&# …end of drum roll.

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Is LinkedIn Intro Good, Bad, or Impossible?

Feld Thoughts

And vendors are getting more and more clever with APIs or skirting them altogether in order to get their app in front of us. You need to know the host names of your service, the ports, encryption values, etc. When LinkedIn posted LinkedIn Intro: Doing the Impossible on iOS I was intrigued. The post title was provocative (presumably as intended) and drew a lot of attention from various people in the security world.

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Ex-Facebookers launch MemSQL to make your database fly

gigaom.com

MemSQL uses a SQL interface and the MySQL API, Frenkiel explained, which means no management issues and no having to learn anything new. Cloud Computing News. Events. Books. Research. Apple. Broadband. Cleantech. Cloud. Collaboration. Europe. Media. Mobile. Video. Cloud.

Why Every Business Needs To Become A Platform, And How To Do It

YoungUpstarts

Its cloud platform lets sales and marketing teams connect and share information about customers and prospects, and developers have enriched the value of the platform with a host of applications that integrate to the platform and add to its functionality.

Timely Harvest, Supporting Product & A Decadent December!

The Product Guy

Over the course of the night a few of the highlights were… Featured Product: Harvest exploring the product, its challenges and successes, from challenging support to open APIs (thanks to Harvest Product People: Sri Vemuri and Shawn Liu).

Startup Resources

www.vccafe.com

VC Cafe highlights everything you need to know from hosting your code in hackathons to open source legal docs. Hosting. Use their api to handle payment related stuff. Rovi API has everything you need for information. Rdio provides the music and the player via an API.

Apply Today For TechStars Cloud 2013

Feld Thoughts

From database technologies to network, big data to analytics, security to hosting platforms, documents to video, the next wave of companies are turning cloud technology into leverage for all businesses – tech and non-tech. The world now has an API and we call it cloud. This is the second year that TechStars is running a thematic accelerator in Texas focused just on cloud computing.

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RWW Recommends: The Startup Toolkit

www.readwriteweb.com

Its also free, and offered and supported by almost every hosting company. Before you consider hosting your own servers, check out Web services like Amazons Application Hosting. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteWeb. Channels. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteBiz. ReadWriteEnterprise.

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#prodmgmt Communication, MPP and Product Person Party Time!

The Product Guy

Over the course of the night a few of the highlights were… Featured Product: MPP exploring the product, its challenges and successes, from API’s to competition (thanks to Meghan Wright and Scott O’Neil). P.S. Interested in becoming a sponsor or host of The Product Group?

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Adapt or Die: The New Technology Landscape

Inc Startups

Cloud-based data and service APIs, meanwhile, are available for just about everything you can think of, often for a low monthly fee. Innovation and access to seed capital is making it easier than ever to start a technology company.

Where are the opportunities for machine learning startups? [guest post]

VC Cafe

Actually, that’s a blog post all of its own, but here are a few examples: Clarify makes audio and video searchable via its API. This is a guest post by Libby Kinsey , a former VC with an Msc in Machine Learning from UCL (bio below).

Even Branding Should Be Agile: An Interview With Base Creative’s Matthew Kinsman

Up and Running

If you offer an online service, host webinars, have contests on social media, design a virtual tour of your facility. The Satmetrix API focuses on an iterative process of analyzing the customer experience perpetually.

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Network Effects in Marketplace, Communities and Social Platforms

Version One Ventures

For example, in Etsy, Craigslist and Airbnb, we see some overlap between buyers and sellers (or hosts and guests in Airbnb’s case). For example, developers build applications and products on top of APIs of existing marketplaces and platforms – for example, Shopify has a very active developer/value-add app ecosystem. These days, we’re hyper-focused on marketplaces, communities and social platforms.

How a startup should leverage a personal assistant

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

He blogs to 10,000 web entrepreneurs at Software by Rob and co-hosts the podcast Startups for the Rest of Us. More than two years ago, my business partner and I discussed launching a hosted version of our ASP.NET invoicing software, DotNetInvoice.