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It’s almost the biggest shopping season of the year, and you better believe your online performance has got to be stellar. This year, Salesforce.com Inc. predicts that U.S. e-commerce sales on Black... ... (more)

API Testing Trends | @CloudExpo #IoT #API #DevOps #AI #DX #SmartCities

Five Major API Development and Testing Trends By Robert Schneider I've been designing, developing, and testing APIs for many years, and I consider myself fortunate to have witnessed just about every type of API initiative. Although many aspects of the API lifecycle are the same as they've always been, over the past couple of years I've noticed a number of distinct trends that are revolutionizing the ways these critical assets are conceived and evaluated. In this blog post, I'll tell you about five noteworthy transformations that are exceptionally significant, and how they will li... (more)

IoT Gateways and Security Vulnerabilities | @ThingsExpo #AI #IoT #Security #SmartCities

How to Protect IoT Gateways from Security Vulnerabilities By Atri Raychowdhury On October 2016, Dyn, a Domain Name Server (DNS) company was the target of a massive coordinated distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack leaving the world not able to connect to popular websites such as Twitter, Amazon.com, BBC, Reddit, Spotify, and more. DDoS attacks occur when multiple resources flood the bandwidth and/or resources of a targeted system which in turn overloads it, preventing it from fulfilling legitimate requests. This attack was carried out by installing malware on Internet of Thi... (more)

Self-Driving Software and the Internet of Cars | @ThingsExpo #AI #DX #IoT #M2M #Sensors

Racing Towards Self-Driving Software and the Internet of Cars By Patrick Londa Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Fundamental Change on the Horizon How do cars talk to each other today? One driver can honk at another. It's pretty crude. That is quickly changing though - and, for the most part, that's a good thing. Cars are becoming complex computers, expected to drive autonomously, download software updates regularly, and impress riders with the sound quality and entertainment value of a home theater. Soon, cars will be communicating with each other to do everything f... (more)

Developer Experience: The Key to a Successful API | @CloudExpo #API #Cloud #Analytics

Developer Experience: The Key to a Successful API By Caroline Ambros User experience is the key to adoption. If no one understands how to use your product, they won't buy it. This is equally true in the world of APIs. Developers are more likely to adopt and stick with a platform or service that they enjoy using. The key to the success of your API, then, is the Developer Experience. But what is Developer Experience? Much like for products that target traditional consumers, the usability of your API is key. Thus, the Developer Experience is the aggregate of all experiences a develo... (more)