With Brexit, APIs Just Became Geopolitical

London holds the reputation of fintech capital of the world, leading the forward-thinking EU as it seeks a more integrated European payments market. This is currently being built around the EU’s Revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) that requires all banks operating in the EU to provide customers with access to account and transaction information, as well as payment initiation to … Continue reading

New Version of Swagger Codegen Plugs Security Vulnerabilities

Swagger Codegen 2.2.0 has been released with new functionality, security fixes, and improvements including JMustache update, codegen model improvement, addition of Apache 2.0 license to all generators, and additional integration tests using Shippable and AppVeyor. This latest release of Swagger Codegen includes a number of enhancements and bug fixes for API client generators and API server generators.

Microsoft Publishes REST API Guidelines 2.3

Microsoft has published its Microsoft REST API Guidelines 2.3. The Guidelines serve as a design principle that urges development of resources available through a RESTful HTTP interface. The company believes “REST APIs SHOULD follow consistent design guidelines to make using them easy and intuitive.” Microsoft aims to achieve five goals with the Guidelines:

Barclays Launches Digital Banking Hackathon with MuleSoft

MuleSoft, provider of a platform for building application networks, today announced that it has partnered with Barclays to host a digital banking hackathon. The hackathon will take place at Barclays Technology Centre Radbroke in Cheshire on July 20 and 21. The event aims to foster innovation and harness technology to build a range of new financial services solutions. Disclosure: Mulesoft is … Continue reading