APINews and Updates

Businesses in Ireland could be fined up to €20 million for hosting sexually explicit photos and videos

What happens if a user posts a sexually explicit photo or video to your service? Does your business offer a way for customers to upload photos and videos? Businesses in Ireland could be fined up to €20 million (or 10% of revenue, whichever is greater) under proposed changes to the country’s legal code. Cormac McQuinn writing for the Irish Times, states that under a proposed amendment to…
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Automating Tasks with APIs

Automation is a boon of the digital age. Since its introduction, it has helped productivity, profit, and usability soar greatly, saving time and money wherever it’s implemented. Old requirements that required hours or days of manual work before now take seconds to finish…
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A powerful API companion for handling text files

APIs or Application Programming Interfaces are protocols that enable two software components to communicate with each other using a set of request and response prompts. This simple and ingenious mechanism has skyrocketed in use, especially with the amount of data that we…
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Screenshots are helpful and can be fun, but are they legal and ethical? What about social media?

A screenshot, also called a screencap or screengrab, is an image that shows what is on the screen of a computer or device such as a phone or a kindle. Screenshots let you take a picture of what’s on your screen so you can share it with others or look it up later. Taking screenshots, saving them, and sharing them can be very helpful. There are many reasons why people take screenshots. Some…
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Benefits of using OpenAI with API Layer's APIs

Using API Layer, developers may access a wide range of APIs and hence, data from a wide range of data sources such as Weather, flights, geo locations, IP addresses, finance, stocks, and much more. Businesses developing Artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives can quickly and…
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Top 10 API Testing Tools in 2022

APIs form the building blocks of large systems today. APIs are preferred for systems to communicate with each other and exchange data. Have you ever wondered if these APIs are working correctly while meeting the data needs of the systems? Certain tests must be performed…
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How APIs Work

An application programming interface (API) is a set of tools that programmers can use to help them create software. Simply put, an API specifies how software components should interact. API interfaces are frequently used in a wide variety of fields and for a wide variety of purposes. To define the APIs concept in more detail, it is helpful to understand the basics. Let’s continue with an…
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5 Awesome APIs for All Frontend Developers

APIs have become indispensable for software projects today. Ease of use, stability and fast operation are some of the factors that cause this. APIs are generally produced on the backend side and frontend applications obtain the data they want to obtain from the APIs provided…
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HTTP POST vs GET: Is One More Secure For Use In REST APIs?

The use of REST APIs has increased considerably today. Almost every platform produces or consumes a REST API. REST APIs communicate with each other using HTTP methods. For example HTTP GET, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT etc. There are many reasons for using the preferred HTTP methods for REST APIs. In this article, the definitions of HTTP GET and HTTP POST methods, their differences and why they are more…
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