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Integration Roundup: RESTful APIs

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Integration Roundup: RESTful APIs

In this post, we look at the five most popular articles on DZone about REST and RESTful APIs, and the DZone Guide to Integration.

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Here we go with the first Integration Roundup of 2018 (and this first authored by this guy)! In this edition, we take a look at five of the top articles in the Integration Zone about REST and RESTful APIs. While I'm sure you all find this a thrilling subject, hopefully, my commentary won't put you to sleep, or should I say, REST! 

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DZone Posts

  1. RESTful API Technology Overview by Guy Levin. We take a look at the different technologies that have allowed developers to grow APIs to where they are today. Some of the suspects include REST, JSON, OAuth2, JSON Web Tokens, and Webhooks. 

  2. How to Parse JSON Data From a REST API Using a Simple JSON Library by Soumyajit Basu. A developer shows us how to use JSON to deal with the data coming in from the REST API integrated into a Java-based application. 

  3. How to Test a REST API With JUnit by Mark Paluch. A discussion of how to use the popular open source testing tool, JUnit, to check the performance of the REST API hooked up to your application. 

  4. Spring Boot REST API Projects With Code Examples by Ranga Karanam. In this post, we take a look at some helpful examples that can aid in getting you going with Spring Boot-based REST API projects.

  5. Build a RESTful API in Go and MongoDB by Mohamed Labourady. Let the Gopher show you the way! Learn how to use the increasingly popular Go language alongside MongoDB to build a REST API from scratch and manipulate its data. 

DZone Publications

  1. DZone's Guide to Integration: API Design and Managment featuring articles by John Vester, Guy Levin, Piotr Minkowski, Kin Lane, Ross Garrett, and Tom Smith. Though the field of Integration has been present for ages, the industry is still ripe for some major changes. Significant developments in tools like Kafka, microservice architectures, and container technologies require the latest knowledge of integrating systems. The 2017 Guide to Integration provides this and more by exploring APIs, design and documentation, tooling, and Integration best practices.

APIs and microservices are maturing, quickly. Learn what it takes to manage modern APIs and microservices at enterprise scale.

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