Discovering Go And Writing My First Plugin

March 23rd, 2016 |

One of my new year’s resolutions was to write more often on this blog. I created my own hack day. I would dedicate an entire day to hack on a relatively small project, so I can learn a new technology or a new API. I decided that Thursday was a good day, and so far I’ve been able to write about building a telegram bot for weather using the WeatherUnlocked API and about the APIStrat API. Not as regular as I wanted, but getting there. For last week’s hack day I wanted to get my hands on a programming language I never touched before: Go. I’d heard a lot of good things about it – for one thing it’s supposed to be faster! People have been building more and more stuff in Go, and I’d seen lots of developers using it for their API projects. I had to give it a try. My ultimate goal was to build a package for 3scale in Go, so developers could…

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3scale Plugin For Ready! API Makes API Testing Super Sleek

November 25th, 2014 |

Guest Post from 3scale collaboration partner Lorinda Brandon of SmartBear

In a recent post in our API Lifecycle series we discussed API best practices and highlighted the importance of tools. Specifically there are still some areas in the API lifecycle that aren’t well covered by tools.

We’re now plugging one such hole – easy API testing and refinement – through a collaboration with SmartBear.

SmartBear is provider of some of the most popular API, software testing and development tools in use on the planet. One of these tools is Ready! API which is a true API readiness platform with features like API testing, traffic simulation, virtualization to…

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3scale: New High Performance Open Source API Proxy

November 15th, 2012 |

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