Entries by Znode

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API Series: All JSON, All The Time

In the previous post about our API we talked about why we decided on REST, and this post is about another decision point in API design: what format should you use for the data? In today’s world this means supporting XML or JSON or both, which is something that can spark a bit of a […]

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API Series: Why REST?

When building a new API there are numerous decisions you’ll have to make along the way, but you could argue that none are more critical than the type of API you want to create. You have to take into consideration what kind of clients will consume the API, their technology stack, how they will connect […]

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API Series: Guiding Tenets of the API

When we first started design discussions for version 2.0 of the Znode API, we talked about all kinds of things. What should the URLs look like? What technology should we use to build it? Should we support both JSON and XML or just one or the other? If based on REST, how far do we […]

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Tips To Cheat Your Way To Endless Lives On Candy Crush

This 30-second technique could save yourself/ruin your daily life. As any Candy Crush addict understands, there’s nothing mo Re depressing that returning up from the countdown of disaster. Fear not. There’s another manner. All you have to do is follow these three easy steps… You have lost all of your lives. Again. And you have […]

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API Series: Introducing the Znode API 2.0

Last week we announced the release of Multifront 7.1, the latest version of our .NET ecommerce platform, which continues to improve the overall experience for our customers. Multifront 7.1 includes a number of important enhancements and additions, such as multiple ship-to addresses, customer-based pricing, and an improved internal provider engine. But the most significant item […]