by Susanna Bouse
• August 14, 2020
REST Is the default setting for most developers! At least 83% of APIs use REST, while another 15% use SOAP.
DreamFactory is a REST API management platform, making it easy for you to create RESTful applications. We can instantly build a secure, live REST API on top of your current SOAP solution!
We want to help you get on the best track with your REST API endeavor! Here are our top resources below:
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In this article we will demonstrate seven simple REST client examples involving sending a GET request to an HTTP-based API using an API key for authentication. We will present examples demonstrating NodeJS, Python, Ruby, PHP, and Perl. We’ll also show you how to use the great Insomnia and Postman API testing tools to test your new API calls. (Read More).
Since APIs are so common, it is important to test them on a regular basis to reveal vulnerabilities or potential operating problems within the web service. Testing a SOAP web service or a REST web service can seem daunting, but thankfully there are various platforms that help you to properly monitor and test your API solutions. (Read More)
Learn more about how you can utilize the Secure File Transfer Protocol, (a secure version of FTP). It transfers data over SSH. Developers often desire to build features capable of securely transferring files to some server. DreamFactory offers an SFTP connector capable of generating a full-featured REST API for transferring and retrieving files and directories. (Read More.)
In order to get the most out of your application’s security programs, you’ll need to know whether to use an API key or OAuth. Though it may sound counterintuitive, these similar security styles could not be more different. (Read More.)
If you’re building an AngularJS application, this is the page you’re looking for. This blog summarizes a few important things to know about getting started with the DreamFactory Angular sample app. (Read More.)
The Salesforce CRM is crucial to business operations for millions of organizations. Data often needs to be moved between Salesforce and other technologies such as SQL or NoSQL databases. Using DreamFactory’s powerful integration platform you can easily create sophisticated workflows for moving data between Salesforce and any number of destinations. (Watch Now!)
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