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Approov Integration for Python FastAPI Backends

March 9, 2021

Python FastAPI framework’s first commit dates from 5th December 2018, followed by the first release on 25th December 2018. It was created by Sebastián Ramírez as a direct reflection of his several years of experience in creating APIs with complex requirements. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Elixir Phoenix Channels Backends

January 15, 2021

The Elixir programming language was created by Jose Valim in 2012 as a research project at Plataformatec, the company he worked at the time. You can watch Elixir: The Documentary where he tells in the first person more about the motivations and reasons behind writing it. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Swift Vapor Backends

January 8, 2021

Vapor is a framework written in the Swift programming language that brings the language from the iOS platform to the backend, thus allowing developers to develop the mobile app and the backend in the same programming language. Vapor was initially released on December 3, 2015, just one month after Apple open sourced Swift and started to add support for the Linux platform. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Golang Backends

December 15, 2020

Go was developed at Google in 2007 by Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken Thompson, but only publicly announced in November 2009. Go is a static typed, compiled and procedural programming language and was designed with the aim of improving developers’ productivity at Google. The language was created to address the criticism of other ones used at Google, such as C++, Python and Javascript, while at same retaining their good characteristics. The primary motivation to create Go was the shared dislike of C++ by the initial authors. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Elixir Phoenix Guardian Backends

December 2, 2020

The Elixir programming language was created by Jose Valim in 2012 as a research project at Plataformatec, the company where he worked at the time. You can watch Elixir: The Documentary where he tells in the first person more about the motivations and reasons behind writing it. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for NodeJS KOA Backends

November 17, 2020

Photo by stein egil liland from Pexels   Node.js Koa is an expressive HTTP middleware framework that aims to make it easier and more enjoyable to write APIs, and it’s designed by the same team behind the popular Node.js Express framework. Compared with Express, Koa doesn’t bundle any middleware in its very small codebase, and leverages the Node.js async functions to allow the developer to ditch the callback functions and to improve error handling. The first release dates back to 8th November 2013 and references the tag 0.0.2. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Node.js Backends

November 3, 2020

Photo by Michael on Unsplash Node.js was written initially by Ryan Dahl in 2009, and shown for the first time in the same year at the European JSConf. Dahl created Node.js to overcome the limit of around 10,000 concurrent connections in Apache, the most popular web server at that time. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for PHP Laravel Backends

November 2, 2020

  Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash Laravel is a free open-source framework for PHP, which was created by Taylor Otwell, had its first beta release on 9 June 2011. It follows the Model-View-Controller(MVC) architectural pattern and is built on top of the already battle tested Symfony packages. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for Ruby on Rails Backends

October 26, 2020

  Photo by Sugden Guy sugden on Unsplash Ruby on Rails was created by David Heinemeier Hansson from the work he was doing on the code base for BaseCamp, and open sourced in 2004. Rails is a Model View Controller (MVC) framework with the aim of increasing developer productivity and happiness while encouraging the use of well-known software engineering patterns to drive the use of best practices in the software development life cycle. Read Full Story

Approov Integration for PHP Backends

October 23, 2020

Photo by Ben on Unsplash PHP was created in 1994 by the Danish-Canadian developer Rasmus Lerdorf. In its first incarnation PHP was a simple set of Common Gateway Interface (CGI) binaries, written in the C programming language, which Rasmus used to track visitors to his online CV. This explains why PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page but from PHP 3 onwards it became a recursive acronym that stands for Hypertext Processor. Read Full Story