Free Video Course: Build Static Pages Dynamically using Next.js and the Notion API

This free video course over at Egghead forms a nice introduction to both Next.js and the Notion API. In this course, you will learn how to pre-render static pages with data from the Notion API. We will cover querying page, block and database data, as well as updating properties with mutations, and some helpful techniques …

Using Trello as a CMS

Good idea by Carly: Trello is a web application I’d used for project organization before, and I realized that with the assistance of the Custom Fields power-up, I could pretty much get every field needed to run a portfolio just from their API. Just on a standard card, I can input a title and description, …

This Video Has $viewcount Views

Tom Scott has uploaded a video to YouTube whose title reflects the number of views the video has. The title of this video should change with the times. But nothing lasts forever: here’s the story of how I made it work, why it used to be easier to make that work, and how it all …

IMAP API – Self hosted application to access IMAP and SMTP accounts over REST

IMAP API is a self hosted application for accessing IMAP accounts over REST API. IMAP API daemon connects to user’s IMAP account, translates API requests to IMAP and also sends webhooks for changes like new or deleted emails. IMAP API → Via cron.weekly

Prism – Turn any OpenAPI file into an API server with mocking, transformations, validations, and more.

Prism is an open-source HTTP mock server that can mimic your API’s behavior as if you already built it. Mock HTTP servers are generated from your OpenAPI v2/v3 documents. Installation per NPM/Yarn # NPM npm install -g @stoplight/prism-cli # Yarn yarn global add @stoplight/prism-cli Once installed, serve your OpenAPI spec as follows: prism mock petstore.yml …

Buiding a JAMstack API with Netlify Functions and Zapier Webhooks

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up webhooks by Zapier to send information to a third-party service and how to integrate them into your JAMstack site using Netlify Functions. This combination allows you to quickly and easily create dynamic functionality on your JAMstack site and create services that do things existing APIs …

Countries, An example GraphQL API

If you’re looking for an example GraphQL API to play with, check out Countries. A public GraphQL API for information about countries, continents, and languages. curl ‘https://countries.trevorblades.com/’ \ -H ‘Content-Type: application/json’ \ -d ‘{“query”:”{ country(code: \”BE\”) { name, native, emoji, currency, languages { code, name } } }”}’ The schema’s available on the playground. Countries …

JSONbox – Free HTTP based JSON Storage

jsonbox.io lets you store, read & modify JSON data over HTTP APIs for free. Copy the URL below and start sending HTTP requests to play around with your data store. Oh, this will come in handy for Workshops and quick Proof Of Concepts: curl -X POST ‘https://jsonbox.io/demobox_6d9e326c183fde7b’ \ -H ‘content-type: application/json’ \ -d ‘{“name”: “Jon …

Accessing a tweet using only its ID (and without the Twitter API)

See the Pen Twitter Tweet URL Generator by Bramus (@bramus) on CodePen. Today I learned that Twitter totally ignores the username in the “tweet detail route” on their website. This allows you to view details of a (public) tweet when knowing only its ID, without needing to access the Twitter API (which is the default …