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Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

API Misconceptions

01 February 2019  |  5206 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I’d like to clarify some things about the use of HTTP verbs for RESTful APIs and the apparent misconceptions these can bring about. Firstly, there are a few people who believe that RESTful APIs are predominantly for CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations. I covered how this can be extended to other operations in a previous article; Nouns

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Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

API Fragments - simple flexibility

27 January 2019  |  3610 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Designing APIs often leads to a compromise between producers and/or consumers. Consumers of APIs would like the interface to be as close to their requirements as possible; they want to avoid possible composition or contract navigation. API producers would like their interface to be as simple as possible; they want to support maximum reuse and con

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Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

API: Arrays or named elements?

15 January 2019  |  4389 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The humble restaurant menu follows a common pattern where menu items are generally separated into a logical hierarchy. At the top level, we may have breakfast items, dinner items or drinks items. Each...

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

DDD: what aisle is your attribute in?

09 January 2019  |  4612 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

During a Domain Driven Design (DDD) workshop this week, one of my colleagues very cleverly used grocery store aisles as an analogy to explain why attributes should be grouped into entities. He explai

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

Fireworks or APIs - 'meh'

04 January 2019  |  4023 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Every New Year’s Eve we are wowed by extravagant fireworks from around the world - we anticipate them and we expect them. This New Year’s Eve was no different, except for me – this year I was in Cope

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

Nouns and Verbs in the world of APIs

07 December 2018  |  4713 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Please note that this is a little more technical than my previous articles – sometimes I need to let my inner-geek out. Simply because RESTful APIs are based on resources and use the HTTP verbs (GET...

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

Turkey Talk and APIs

30 November 2018  |  5112 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A good friend of mine was out walking his dog in the countryside the other day. After a while, his dog noticed some turkeys in the adjacent field, and being a dog, decided to investigate. This involv

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

APIs and the Abstraction of Cars

09 November 2018  |  6599 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In 2010, for the first time in history, we registered over a billion passenger cars on our roads, globally. It is estimated that by 2050, there will be 2.5 billion cars on our roads! Clearly, cars ar

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Craig Hughes
Craig HughesDanske Bank - Copenhagen

API Security: Who has the right key?

01 November 2018  |  5655 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Everyone has at least one set of keys; don’t they? You can recognize your keys and you make sure you take them wherever you go. Look at each key on your keyring and you know which door or cabinet it

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Apitalism: 3 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Developing and Using Banking APIs

28 October 2018  |  4850 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Warren Buffett is a smart role model for many people, including me. Although closely monitoring his insights and steps did not help me to create a fraction of wealth he has; I still cannot deny the fa...

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