This was originally posted on our official blog.
Companies that do business in the EU (European Union) are scrambling to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which goes into effect on May 25th, 2018. It can be a daunting task searching for all the various resources and articles available that will help one attain compliance. Here at SYNQ we have been working hard to get our processes and documentation GDPR compliant. Since we know other companies are going through the same process, we would like to share the resources we have gathered so far.
This was originally posted as a guest blog that I wrote for Runscope’s blog as part of Runscope’s Featured Guest Series.
About a month ago after I and part of the SYNQ team attended the APIDays SF conference, we reflected on what we had learned at the conference. One of the things we realized was that our API spec documentation needed quite a bit of improvement. And among the tools discussed in the conference was Stoplight, which helps one design, document, mock, and debug APIs.
We decided to give Stoplight a try to rewrite and edit our API spec. Once we started, I noticed that I was often manually syncing our Open API spec (OAS) file that Stoplight generates with our GitHub repo. I wanted a way to automate this process so that regardless of what gets edited/changed in Stoplight, Stoplight and GitHub are always in sync. …
This is the third article in the the building mOps (modern ops process) series, if you like this article, please subscribe to know about our upcoming blog posts. This was originally posted on SYNQ’s blog.
Here at SYNQ, as an API based company, we must always ensure our APIs are functioning as expected. Runscope is one of the core tools that we use for conducting actual tests against our APIs.
Setting up a test is very simple. All we have to do is set up a post request to any of our APIs and make assertions on the JSON response given back by our system. From there, we can configure additional settings such as a schedule of how often we want the test to run, as well as the geo locations we want the test to be ran from. …