Month: June 2016

API Developer Weekly #115

API Developer Weekly – June 9, 2016 – Issue #115 A hand-curated¬†weekly¬†newsletter for API developers, sponsored by LaunchAny¬†and CaseySoftware and republished with permission. Subscribe now. Hot Topics What Twilio’s IPO Filing Means for the API Economy Cloud communications platform Twilio, which offers a suite of APIs for text messaging, VoIP and voice, has filed its […]


Moving Data to the Coalface to Achieve Business Success

  Self-service data preparation, which we define as empowering business workers and analysts to prepare data for themselves prior to analysis, is often cited as the next big thing. In fact, Gartner predicted last year that “by 2018 most business users and analysts in organisations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis“. The great […]


Restlet’s Chief Geek interviewed by Les Castcodeurs

Spoiler alert: this post is about an interview in French, so if you don’t understand French you’re probably not going to be interested. Even if their name makes it sound like they come straight from the Cirque du Soleil, the Castcodeurs don’t fly the trapeze but they walk the tightrope of educating French developers about […]


API Testing – Screencast: Open requests in DHC

This screencast will show you where to go in DHC to add code to a webpage, how to use the DHC test button and check the content of the request. All of this in under 3 minutes! Just click Play, watch and try for yourself! Find more DHC screencasts here.


How to Aggregate Clickstream Data with Apache Spark

  As part of a POC of Talend v6.1 Big Data capabilities, I was asked by one of our long-time customers, a major e-commerce company, to present a solution for aggregating huge files of clickstream data on Hadoop. The input data was a giant clickstream file (larger than 100GB, or even terabytes) from a website. Our […]