API Framework Requirements

In Web API Versioning we mentioned in passing that we’ve been developing our own, miniature web application framework specifically for easily building web APIs. Today, we’d like to present the rationale and feature set in more detail. If you build a new web-based application, chances are you’re going to reach for Rails or Express, because […]

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Web API Versioning

Note: this post was not originally published as part of the Code Design series, but fits quite well. Today’s CommitStrip summarizes quite neatly why sensible API versioning is a must if you don’t want to annoy your customers. It goes without saying that annoying your customers is a bad idea. There are reasons this happens […]

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Managing EC2 instances

Overview This post covers the basics of managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) instances. Amazon EC2 service is the most well known cloud service operator providing computing instances and cloud storage in both Europe and the US. The service is charged by the hour of usage for the computing resources and by […]

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