Recent reads on API Design

ACM Queue: Ken Arnold: “Programmers are People, Too” Communications of the ACM: “API Design Matters” JavaWorld: “Joshua Bloch: A conversation about design” InfoQ: Joshua Bloch: “Joshua Bloch: Bumper-Sticker API Design” InfoQ: Video: Joshua Bloch: “How to Design a Good API & Why it Matters” (and a good thread on Hacker News). Possible Resource: APIDesign Wiki

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Sean Blanda on Remixing the News

eMedia: Remix the News: “Remix the News: what news can learn from Last.fm and Pandora”: “there is no service that adequately customizes content to my tastes based on previous reading” A good read with some important ideas. The only thing close I can think of is Google Reader’s recommendations which are based upon my clicking […]

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More from Daniel Jacobson on NPR’s content management ecosystem

Programmable Web: Daniel Jacobson: “Content Portability: Building an API is Not Enough” Previous entries in the series: Programmable Web: Daniel Jacobson: Content Modularity: More Than Just Data Normalization Programmable Web: Daniel Jacobson: COPE: Create Once, Publish Everywhere You can read much more from the NPR team on their blog at Inside NPR.org. A recent post […]

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What is ECM-SOA?

EdLovesJava: ECM-SOA With Agile Attitude: The first challenge is to think of our tooling as not a custom application, but more as a set of adaptable services, applications and integrations. This requires a change of thought. Our previous efforts were to drop a monolithic application called a Content Manager into the middle of things, and […]

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