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|APIs by harryobas: 5:22pm On Dec 15, 2012|
Hi guys, just want to talk about how valuable apis have become in modern programming. APIs are everywhere in one form or another from programming language libraries to hosted services. I personally think that programming will be very difficult without apis. Its the best thing since sliced bread in my opinion. Can u imagine what programming would be like without apis.
|Re: APIs by Nobody: 11:03pm On Dec 15, 2012|
APIs has come to stay and i still wonder why SOAP still exist where JSON makes live easier
|Re: APIs by spikesC(m): 5:08am On Dec 18, 2012|
hmmm, not to talk of REST apis. So sweet of a thing
|Re: APIs by harryobas: 8:08pm On Dec 18, 2012|
webdezzi: APIs has come to stay and i still wonder why SOAP still exist where JSON makes live easier
I think soap still has its nitch. In general i would prefer soap if I need to pass around a lot of text since XML excels at wrapping and making up text. But when passing around small data objects, i would tend to use json as it is smaller, easier to parse and more readable
|Re: APIs by Nobody: 10:45pm On Dec 18, 2012|
i believe json does it better. it's lighter and more easier to use right away, requiring less codes.
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