Tag Archives: API

Rate-limiting, REST Hooks, and the API

Thoughts In a bit of a change of mind, I’ve decided now that an API is an abuse control measure, not an abuse-enabling method.  This bodes well for delivery of the API with the first release of the re-written TightURL. … Continue reading

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API location

If anyone still follows this blog, I’d like to know your thoughts on where to put the API in TightURL. http://example.com/api http://api.example.com My guess is the main argument for choice 2 is that it makes scaling easier, which shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Progress Report

A quick status update.  Progress has been made in the following areas: Templates: The template system has been re-written to accommodate the plugin system; unless something unexpected turns up, this is now finished. API: The first code ever, has been … Continue reading

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API news

For those interested in an API, these are the latest hopes: http://luracast.com/products/restler/ and http://fatfree.sourceforge.net/page/routing-engine/representational-state-transfer-rest-and-classes-objects I only just discovered both of these, but either looks promising. Since Fat Free Framework shows me procedural PHP examples, that’s a plus in its favor. However, … Continue reading

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