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What is Serverless Computing?

The shift to cloud computing fundamentally changed the way software is built and consumed by developers. Multiple code snippets or functions are logically connected to form a complex application. Since the platform deals with one function at a time, and functions are the fundamental deployment units, this model is often called as Functions as a Service (FaaS).

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How Do You Test a SOAP and REST Service?

REST and SOAP are two important technologies for web services that revolutionize the way businesses use APIs. Since APIs are so common, it is important to test them on a regular basis to reveal vulnerabilities or potential operating problems within the web service. Testing a SOAP web service or a REST web service can seem daunting, but thankfully there are various platforms that help you to properly monitor and test your API solutions.

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8 API Documentation Examples

The content, structure, and style of your API documentation will define how easy it is for your users to learn, understand, and use your API. Getting these aspects of your API documentation right will not save your users (internal or external) time and effort, reduce the strain on your support staff, and improve user satisfaction. In this article, we’ve picked out eight API documentation examples from well-known tools that showcase best practices that you can use in your own documents.

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Understanding SOAP Security

SOAP security is one of the top concerns for businesses today as they face a growing number of expensive breaches and concerning vulnerabilities. Near the top of the list of these vulnerabilities are in APIs. The percentage of API vulnerabilities went up about 20% from 2018 to 2019. However, businesses are responding to the crisis with overwhelming rapidity, considering that in the two years before the number had increased by 80%.

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5 Best API Documentation Tools

Writing API documentation from scratch is time-consuming and complicated, so most businesses rely on API documentation tools to make the job easier. These tools help automate the process of creating and managing the documentation, as well as help format and display the information in a way that makes it easy to read and understand – even for users without a technical background. But which tool is right for your business?

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When to Use REST vs. SOAP with Examples

REST vs SOAP are both means of accessing web services. Many different companies use them for a variety of purposes and operations. Despite this, there is considerable confusion between the two and their distinct functions. How can you know when to use REST vs. SOAP? At least 83% of APIs use REST, while another 15% use SOAP. Although REST is by far the most common, SOAP is still a viable option due to certain advantages and possibilities it offers.

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What is an ERP Integration?

ERP Integration is the method by which a business connects its ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software with other applications. The objective is to share data across systems to improve productivity and insights and create a single source of truth. There are several conventional approaches to achieving this, including point-to-point, ESB (Enterprise Service Bus), and iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service).