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Opinionated (RPC) APIs vs RESTful APIs

If you are not already aware, a few years ago there was some debate on the Internet as to when it was ok to call an API “RESTful”.  I won’t go into all the details, but suffice it to say that the well-respected originator of the term REST did not agree with the way his […]

Demo Page

I uploaded a new demo page for the PerfectAPI toolset today.  You can find it at or from the link on the main website. The demo is of my “amigen” API, which provides a way to generate Amazon AWS images (virtual machines that run in Amazon’s cloud). The demo page showcases the following PerfectAPI […]

Introducing… amigen node.js package

This project is still very much a work-in-progress, but it is far enough along that I have published it. What it does is provide a framework for creating predictable, pre-installed machine images on Amazon EC2 (the Amazon cloud). My motivation for doing this is to assist those people that don’t necessarily want to get into […]