Resources

This article was written to help you feel comfortable in approaching and evaluating software agencies for your next web application project.

Websites are invaluable to your company’s image and, potentially, the entire business. Finding the right partner to help you conceive and build out your website can be daunting as there are major consequences for choosing the wrong one.

How can you tell a good agency from a less than stellar one? What exactly am I looking for? How do I explain what I want and/or need?

The internet is an amazing medium for building applications. Whether it’s a simple marketing site, or a sophisticated business solution… these applications are accessible on just about any device with an internet connection.

A Content Management System (CMS), like Drupal, is a popular choice as the foundation for many of these applications.

Postman started out as an API development tool, but has developed more into, as they put it, an “API Development Environment”.

An over-simplified description is it allows you to create and save requests to test your API. You can then save your requests as a collection and share or publish them for others to use.

API Platform makes it easy to deliver all properties of an entity, but what about when you want to limit what properties are accessible to either GET or POST/PUT operations?

It’s surprisingly an easy bit of configuration.

What about dynamically limiting access to properties based on something like the user’s role?

This requires creating a service class, but it is still very approachable.

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