Articles tagged API

14 June 2024
14 June 2024

API Monitoring- Key Metrics and Best Practices

Have you ever wondered how your favorite apps seem to do everything automatically, communicate with each other so smoothly, and update content in real time? Application programming interfaces, or APIs, are little but mighty messengers that are the secret to this networked world. In the world of technology, where digital interactions are the norm, Application … Read more
18 March 2015
18 March 2015

Premature Scalability and the Root of All Evil

When you're designing an application, there is a temptation to build it to a super-scalable future-proof architecture, even when the immediate requirements can be met by a simple single-tier application that can exploit the pure power of IIS and SQL Server. Dino recounts the painful story of what happened when the gurus got their way.… Read more
15 October 2012
15 October 2012

Alex Payne: Big in the IT Business

Alex Payne worked on developing Twitter for three years. When he started, it was a small side-project: When he left, it had become an international cultural phenomenon. Since then, he has worked with several early-stage start-ups. He has been researching a book on the history of programming languages, and is co-author of a book on Scala. … Read more