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Why Web APIs are the Future of Cloud Programming?

If you are a developer and you do not have a clear understanding of APIs it’s already time to upgrade yourself and learn some new set of skills so that you are relevant in the job market in near future (i.e. in coming 2/3 years). Web APIs have got a lot more importance and focus […]

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Examine All HTTP/HTTPS Traffic on Windows with Fiddler2

I’m an HTTP geek. RFC 2616 is my best friend. This means two things. First, I need more friends. And second, I need a tool that’ll show me what my HTTP and HTTPS requests are doing under the covers. (After all, best friends shouldn’t have any secrets.) I can dig up this information in PHP […]

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When OAuth Goes Wrong: Debugging Signature Mismatch Issues in PHP

OAuth is all the rage. Unfortunately, OAuth also produces a lot of rage. Even when you understand the basics of OAuth, getting it to work is a whole other matter. I recently tackled OAuth while writing API documentation for a client (can you see the scars?), and stumbled across some great tools and tricks that can make the ordeal a little less painful.

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Top 10 Essential Application Programming Interface (API’s)

Web Service Application Programming Interface (API) is an interface implemented by a software program to enable interaction with other software, similar to the way a user interface facilitates interaction between humans and computers. The API (Application Programming Interface) has been an essential component for creating applications that hook into or utilize web apps such as Facebook and Flickr.

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