Nowadays REST APIs plays important role in every applications, Where it has been used to connect with other applications and to share data with that applications. REST APIs without a good documentation on how to use it, is useless. Because of that, developers have worked hard to create a standard way of describing APIs and documentation. Swagger On Node.js providing a reliable solution for design, development, testing and documentation of REST APIs.
Back again with a new post to build Amazon Alexa Skill with AWS Lambda Function using preconfigured template (Blueprints). We are going to use preconfigured template created with Node.js in this tutorial. As this is first post with Alexa, So we can go with the overview of Amazon Alexa Skill and AWS Lambda.
Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. Users can create these short links through the web interface at goo.gl, or they can programatically create them through the Google URL Shortener API. With the URL Shortener API you can write applications that use simple HTTP methods to create, inspect, and manage goo.gl short links from desktop, mobile, or web.
WebRTC is an open source project to enable real-time communication of audio, video and data. WebRTC is available for native apps (iOS & Android) and web browsers (Firefox, Opera and Chrome on desktop & Android).
WebRTC enables peer to peer communication but it still needs a server for the following reasons,
Signaling– Exchange metadata for communication between peers.
STUN and TURN– Discover paths between peers on the Internet.
Push notifications allows your application to notify user with new messages/events even when the user is not actively using your application/website. It provides a simple and effective way to re-engage with your users. Push notification for web applications is a customized message or alert delivered by a centralized server. It allow your users to opt-in to timely updates from sites they love and allow you to effectively re-engage them with customized, engaging content.
Facebook is the biggest social network in the world and they also involved in various research process to give power for the people to share and make the world more open and connected. Facebook started developing artificial intelligence in order to have computer software programs called bots, take over sales and customer service functions on Facebook messenger platform. It will gives you the ability to have conversations with people on messenger and they also added new tools for you to build and promote your bot so you can create a custom experience for your unique audience. Let’s we get into few configuration and few line of program to create our bot