- dealing with a whole bunch of endpoints in a typical application
- performing multiple roundtrips to the server for multiple resources in order to get data for a single page of the UI
- getting the request parameters right
- dealing with api versions – coupling between the client and the responses from the server
- over-fetching of information that is not needed
Amazon announced the launch of GameOn last week, an API which allows developers the ability to add eSports functionality to their mobile games while rewarding players with in-game or real-world prizes. Continue reading
It’s now easier and cheaper to build pub/sub architectures with AWS.
Even without any specialized expertise, users of the platform can put together highly immersive experiences and environments to be used for any number of ways including education, training, service, marketing – you name it! Continue reading
A couple of months ago we reported on Google’s acquisition of our favorite natural language processing (NLP) platform – API.AI.
Well since then it seems that API.AI have gone from strength to strength in so many new areas, …so much so in fact that they have decided to rebrand in order to better describe their current more diverse platform which includes an analytics tools and 33 prebuilt agents
Full press release here
Years ago the late Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs chose not to add support for the plugin to Apple’s mobile devices. He explained it in his open letter back then. He said that Flash was created during the PC era, but in mobile era of low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards Flash falls short.
Major web browsers have begun moving away from Flash as well.
You can read more about it here.
We love Serverless technology here at Boyle Software – being able to build applications comprised of microservices, which run in response to events, auto-scaling, being able to focus on the business problems rather than infrastructure, lower costs etc – the list goes on.
Reminding me slightly of early Java web applications that existed before Apache Struts came along, similarly, Node,js applications developed by different teams and developers can vary widely in terms of structure and style.
From wildly different index.js files to custom express() and mvc patterns it can be difficult moving from one project to another and learning the new style imposed.