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Agile API / DevOps eBook collaboration with Smartbear

Posted by Chris on July 28, 2016






Working with our partners Smartbear, we are announcing a new eBook that talks to some of the challenges we see working with clients who are moving to an Agile API / DevOps based organization. Agile API / DevOps eBook

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Quick examination of OpenAPI 3.0

Posted by Chris on July 26, 2016






Just reviewing the 3.0 specification that is taking shape and wanted to call out some of the interesting aspects that are different then 2.0. introduction of a Hosts Object vs. single host openapi replaces swagger in definition Response Object vs Response Definition Object The addition of Links Object to support possible design-time links for a […]

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Smartbear Swagger/OpenAPI Certification now available!

Posted by Chris on July 22, 2016






Working with the fine folks at Smartbear and Wiseclouds, we have completed the development of a Swagger/OpenAPI certification course and it is now ready for signups. A lot of effort has been put into this course to show how Swagger/OpenAPI impacts the full SDLC and how OpenAPI members are making this specification core / central […]

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Docker for AWS (Docker 1.12) Test Drive

Posted by John on July 20, 2016






We were accepted into the Docker for AWS Beta and started kicking the tires. Docker grants access to their S3 bucket that has the Docker for AWS Cloudformation template and provides a link. We created a very basic stack with only a single swarm manager and a single swarm worker. The service we are deploying […]

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HKM now part of Swagger Champion community

Posted by Chris on July 19, 2016






We have been working closely with Tony Tam and his team at Smartbear. As part of this effort we have been approved to act as a Swagger Champion and will be promoting the education and goodness of the Swagger/OpenAPI Specification, Tooling and more recent SwaggerHub service.

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Immutable Awesomeness…. DockerCon 2016

Posted by John on July 15, 2016






I had the opportunity to attend DockerCon 2016 in Seattle. I attended several sessions and there were some amazing presentations. The following presentation stood out with me and it is definitely worth the time to watch. John Willis and Josh Corman explain the risks and costs of having¬†inconsistent infrastructure.¬†John¬†explains the benefits of using methodologies to […]

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HKM offers Docker Consulting Services

Posted by Chris on July 1, 2016






There are a few transformative technologies that go from zero to sixty in a very short timeframe. Docker is one of those and is disrupting the roles / notion of how we create, package and deploy software. In our almost two years of leveraging Docker first internally and then with a select group of clients, […]

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