Author: Alexandra Martinez

  • The top 5 reasons you should be using APIs

    The top 5 reasons you should be using APIs

    The top 5 reasons you should be using APIs By Alexandra Martinez I’ll start this post with a quote from Jurassic Park the movie: “The world has just changed so radically, and we’re all running to catch up.” This comes to my mind whenever I think of technology. Everything is always changing, evolving, and updating, […]

  • Introduction to APIs – Part 2

    Introduction to APIs – Part 2

    Introduction to APIs – Part 2 By Alexandra Martinez In my last blog post we talked about what an API is – an application programming interface. We learned about an API’s anatomy; that it contains inputs and outputs, and operations and data types. We also understood why the implementation is not really important to those […]

  • Introduction to APIs – Part 1

    Introduction to APIs – Part 1

    Introduction to APIs – Part 1 By Alexandra Martinez Have you heard the term API before, but feel like you can’t fully describe what it means? Does it seem like everyone in technology is leaning towards having APIs within their systems, and it sounds like a big deal, but you’re not sure why that is? […]

  • How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 2

    How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 2

    How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 2 By Alexandra Martinez In my previous post, How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 1, we talked about how regression testing can save you time, featuring a real-life scenario where we went from spending 50% of our time on […]

  • How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 1

    How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 1

    How regression tests can save you time and money – Part 1 By Alexandra Martinez In my last post, Why regression tests are so important, I explained what regression testing is and why you should implement sets of tests for all your development projects. As a super quick recap, regression tests are a type of […]

  • Tips for getting MuleSoft certified

    Tips for getting MuleSoft certified

    Tips for getting MuleSoft certified By Alexandra Martinez (At time this post was created) MuleSoft offers certifications as a way to get formally recognized for your knowledge. Getting certified can help you further your professional career, as most tech companies look for MuleSoft certified Developers and Architects. You can find a full list of MuleSoft […]

  • Why regression tests are so important

    Why regression tests are so important

    Why regression tests are so important By Alexandra Martinez This post will give you an overview of regression tests and why it’s important to implement sets of tests for all of your development projects. I’ll be using examples based on APIs (application programming interface), so if you don’t know what they are, please feel free […]

  • Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 2

    Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 2

    Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 2 By Alexandra Martinez In my last post I introduced you to Slack’s API and we built our first Slack application, or app. Remember, Slack apps help automate all kinds of tasks, like sending messages to a specific channel using webhooks, as we walked through in my […]

  • Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 1

    Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 1

    Build personalized applications with Slack’s APIs – Part 1 By Alexandra Martinez You know what an application programming interface (API) is and why they’re important for your business, right? If not, check out my previous posts Introduction to APIs – Part 1 and Part 2! For this two-part post series, we’ll go through examples of […]

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