Shamasis Battacharya

711 Added | 4 Magazines | 81 Likes | 5 Following | 19 Followers | @shamasis | VPE #Postman. Tech architect, developer, writer and perfectionist. Developed the @FusionCharts visualisation library.

Mock responses in Postman by using Examples

Postman recently introduced mock servers allowing developers to simulate an endpoint without spinning up a back-end server. Today, Postman is …

JavaScript

Why Developers Are Moving to Yarn

The JavaScript world changes every second. To say a lot has happened in the past year would be an understatement. Among those changes was that …

JavaScript

31 tech pros share favorite IT products

What's to like?Image by Vicki Lyons, Prakash Kota, Julie Ulrich and David LeDouxEvery year we ask IT pros to share their favorite enterprise …

Apple

Using a new domain for each async function in node

10 Sep 2013<p>I my last post I did some performance testing to show how much of an impact try catch blocks have on performance.<p>In this post I want to …

What is the benefit of Functional Programming?

<i>Reposted from my blog at the suggestion of Pablo Rivera.</i><p>I've seen some posts lately trying to come to grips with or warn against functional …

API developers can simulate a back-end with Postman’s Mock Service

API management company Postman has released Mock Service, a tool that enables teams to simulate a back-end server, freeing up developers who were …

APIs

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to boost the brain to keep up with AI

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has a new company — yes, another one — focused on developing the capabilities of the brain through technological augmentation. Neuralink, the new venture, officially broke cover thanks to a Wall Street Journal article today, though it’s been known for some time that …

Elon Musk

Backup and Sync your Postman Collections on GitHub

Millions of developers use GitHub every day to manage and store revisions of projects, making it the largest host of source code in the world. Now …

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

Security hole lets burglars knock out your smart home camera

Smart home systems are supposed to make our lives easier and safer — but some of the most popular connected security cameras could make your place an easy target if your neighborhood is visited by a tech-savvy burgling crew.<p>Security researcher Jason Doyle recently published a set of three …

Smart Homes

Getting started with Postman and Square’s APIs

Being able to try out an API as quickly as possible is important when learning about its features. One of the tools to help you get up and running …

JavaScript

Simulate a back end with Postman's mock service

Throughout the development process, delays on the front end or back end can hold up dependent teams from completing their work efficiently. Some API …

How to Build RESTful APIs with Node in 10 Minutes

Creating a RESTful API these days is not such a great challenge for a competent developer. But how about having one up and running in 10 minutes? …

Create your custom integrations in Microsoft Flow using our new and improved Custom API experience | Flow Blog

This week we are announcing new features in the <b>Custom API</b> experience in Microsoft Flow. In case you are not familiar with this area, <i>Custom APIs</i> offer …

Software Development

Postman Announces Key Executive Additions Along With New U.S. Headquarters

Postman, provider of one of the most popular API toolchain available, today announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters from Bangalore, …

Write API Tests with Postman and Newman

Software testing is a common practice these days in many organisations, and for even individual developers. Googling around, you'll find a number of …

Analytics for Developers

Postman Integration<p>Push Monitor results into Keen Streams for API-based computation & S3 backups<p>When you activate this integration, we will stream …

Cloud Computing

JavaScript Errors and Stack Traces in Depth

Hi, everyone! After a few weeks without writing about JavaScript, it’s about time we talk about it again!<p>This time we’re going to talk about errors …

Programming

Humans 2.0: these geneticists want to create an artificial genome by synthesising our DNA

Scientists intend to have fully synthesised the genome in a living cell - which would make the material functional - within ten years, at a projected …

OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal? - Motherboard

Last month, a team of physicists from UC Berkeley said they'd created a blueprint for a new phase of matter called a time crystal. Their paper, in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, turned what was once a pretty far out speculation into a practical recipe for cooking up a time crystal in a laboratory.<p>Indeed, …

Quantum Mechanics

Nokia Brings Back Our Favorite Cell Phone Ever

Before there was iPhone, there was 3310. After its launch in 2000, Nokia sold more than 125 million models of its indestructible candybar, turning …

Does the Large Hadron Collider Actually Disprove Ghosts?

The Large Hadron Collider sits underground, spanning over five miles across beneath the bucolic suburbs of Geneva, Switzerland. This metal behemoth …

What Is SHA-1?

On Thursday, Google made major cryptography news by announcing that it had discovered a technique for generating a collision in the SHA-1 algorithm—a …

Test Your Best Insults Against Google's New Anti-Troll AI

Google's new algorithm can detect toxicity in internet comments and filter them for you.<p>One of the biggest problems in online discourse is how to moderate comment sections. Increasingly, much of online discussion is taken over by hateful and derailing comments, which are so frequent they've become …

Introducing Custom Domains for Postman Pro

Ever since Postman introduced public documentation for Postman Pro, we’ve seen a lot of feature requests from our customers. We are excited to …

next-update

Tests if module's dependencies can be updated to the newer version without breaking the tests<p><b>Note</b> I no longer maintain Node 0.12 compatibility. …

JavaScript

JavaScript Async/Await

Modern JavaScript Asynchronicity<p>Async / await<p>ES7 features a native way of handling asynchronous functions in JavaScript. The best part about this …

JavaScript

IBM researchers have created an “impossible” molecule that could power quantum computers

Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that.<p>Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible to produce by conventional chemistry. To rub it in even more, Gross and his colleagues may go …

US Scientists Have Cautiously Backed Permanent Gene Editing in Humans

A brave new world.<p>In a controversial move, a senior US scientific committee has given the green light to one of the most contentious forms of genome …

Genetics

Dubai is bringing the world its first rotating skyscraper

The future is coming, and it's all about those 360-degree views.<p>Dubai plans to take your 360-degree experience far beyond video by building the world's first ever rotating skyscraper by 2020.<p>The innovative city in the United Arab Emirates, which is also aiming to bring the world its first …

Skyscrapers