Free DreamFactory Developer Sandboxes

What is one the biggest issues developers face these days?  Time and cost.  With the Forrester Report finding that 80% of the development cost for a typical application is centered on API development, it’s no wonder projects are so often behind schedule and over budget. Fortunately, the DreamFactory Platform can dramatically reduce the amount of time and expense required to build complicated applications, thanks to its ability to generate, secure, and launch APIs in minutes rather than months. Whether you’re using Oracle or MySQL, Amazon S3 or SFTP, or need to create entirely new APIs that can talk to legacy data sources such as an IBM S/370 Mainframe, chances are DreamFactory can satisfy your API needs in minutes and not months.  Continue reading “Free DreamFactory Developer Sandboxes”

A RESTful introduction to Open Data APIs using the DreamFactory HTTP Service

Dreamfactory has long touted our ability to securely generate REST APIs from a slew of different sources like SQL,NoSQL,SOAP, Files, AD/LDAP, SNS, SSO but Dreamfactory also allows you to connect existing REST services. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to configure an HTTP service in DreamFactory using Open Data from data.gov, test it out and even infuse a little Swagger for documentation!

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Dreamfactory has long touted our ability to securely generate REST APIs from a slew of different sources like SQL,NoSQL,SOAP, Files, AD/LDAP, SNS, SSO but Dreamfactory also allows you to connect existing REST services. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to configure an HTTP service in DreamFactory using Open Data from data.gov, test it out and even infuse a little Swagger for documentation!

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DreamFactory 2.5 adds API management, APNs, and GCM

DreamFactory 2.5 has shipped! This is a significant release that adds API rate limits to DreamFactory Gold, new REST APIs for Apple Push Notification Service (APNs) and Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), an upgrade to the latest AWS SDK, and a number of important bug fixes. You can download the 2.5 release from Bitnami or GitHub now. Here’s what’s new:

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