August 8, 2022
This is a quick guide on how to turn SSH commands into a REST API service. The use-case may be remote administration of devices or equipment that does not offer a REST interface or making sure that access to SSH commands is restricted to selected external REST-based API clients only.
July 1, 2022
This article deals with WordPress, Elementor and webhooks APIs - how to accept data sent from WordPress forms and how to transform such requests into JSON messages to external API endpoints.
May 18, 2022
In systems-to-systems integrations, there comes an inevitable time when we have to employ some kind of a web scraping tool to integrate with a particular application. Despite its not being our first choice, it is good to know what to use at such a time - in this article, I provide a gentle introduction to my favourite tool of this kind, called Playwright.
May 2, 2022
Salesforce connections are one of the newest additions to Zato 3.2, allowing you to look up and manage Salesforce records and other business data. To showcase it, the article will create a sample Salesforce marketing campaign in a way that does not require the usage of anything else except for basic REST APIs combined with plain Python objects, such as dicts.
April 25, 2022
Zato is a Python-based middleware and backend platform designed for integrating and building server-side systems. The platform belongs to a broader family of solutions that, depending on one’s background, will be known under the name of an integration layer, integration platform, service-oriented platform, enterprise service bus, API server, message bus, message queue, message broker, orchestration engine or similar.
January 24, 2022
Visual Studio Code offers excellent means to debug remote API servers without a need to ever leave your IDE. This post is a step-by-step guide describing the process of configuring your local VS Code instance for remote Python and Zato code debugging.
January 10, 2022
Zato is an integration platform and backend application server which means that, during most of their projects, developers using Zato are interested in a few specific matters that I am covering in this article.