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What is Spec Driven Development

Disclaimer: this is a living document while this approach is tested and made more concrete Over the past couple months I have been talking about something called Spec Driven Development, or rather a software development ideal where your application is built in two distinct phases: The creation of a Spec Development of code to match [...]

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Do You Understand Developer Marketing

The Struggle for Companies What was once groundbreaking, the role of developer relations has become more and more commonplace with companies trying to emulate the success of the greats like GitHub and Twilio. Developers, once the butt of nerd jokes now hold power, being described as the modern day kingmaker. However, as this shift has [...]

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API Best Practices: Plan Your API

Perhaps the foundation of the foundation, understanding why you are building an API is a crucial step towards understanding what data/ methods your API should make accessible and how your users will utilize it. Unfortunately, API is a buzzword right now, and many companies are rushing to build APIs with the idea that “we’re going [...]

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FREE DayCamp4Developers

It’s the last week to get your FREE ticket to this DayCamp4Developers: API Design & Usability. This session will feature MuleSoft founder Ross Mason, John Musser, myself, Jason Harmon, and Keith Casey Jr. DayCamp4Developers starts this Friday, November 7th at 10:50am CST.

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API Design & Best Practices [Video]

Courtesy of API Strategy and Practice

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PHP Roundtable: All About APIs

Courtesy of PHP Roundtable

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Designing Your API for Longevity

One of the greatest challenges API developers face is creating an API that is flexible enough to pass the tests of time and technology. In other words, creating an API that is built to last. Here are some tips to help you ensure your API has a happy, and long life expectancy – saving you [...]

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Developer Evangelist Jobs.com

So just a quick post, but along with the awesome job MuleSoft is hiring for, there’s a few other companies looking for developer evangelists as well… and if MuleSoft (great company, highly recommended) isn’t a good fit, maybe one of these companies will be. To try and make the search easier I’ve thrown together a [...]

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Awesome Developer Evangelist Wanted!

Hey everyone! MuleSoft is looking for an awesome developer that has a big heart for helping others and a desire to checkout the hottest hackathons and conferences- all while playing with APIs, robots (yes, I said robots), setting web standards, and completely revolutionizing the industry (we’re doing some pretty awesome stuff). Plus we’re pretty big [...]

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RAML vs. Swagger vs. API Blueprint

Updated July 7, 2014 @ 16:41 PST At Glue Conference I had the awesome chance to learn about more great API design and documentation tools, including Swagger headed up by Reverb and API Blueprint headed up by Apiary. With multiple options available for API Design and documentation I wanted to take a more in-depth look [...]

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