Article: Y Combinator-backed Vue Storefront aims to be the ‘glue’ for e-commerce

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Y Combinator-backed Vue Storefront aims to be the ‘glue’ for e-commerce

“Headless commerce” is a phrase that gets thrown around lot (I’ve typed it several times today already), but Vue Storefront CEO Patrick Friday has an especially vivid way of using the concept to illustrate his startup’s place in the broader ecosystem.

“Vue Storefront is the bodiless front end,” Friday said. “We are the walking head.” In other words, while most headless commerce companies are focused on creating back-end infrastructure, Vue powers the front end, namely the progressive web applications with which consumers actually interact. The company describes itself as “the lightning-fast front-end platform for headless commerce.”

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Article: OpenAPI Should Be a Key Part of Any Organizational Development Strategy

API, Open Infrastructure

OpenAPI Should Be a Key Part of Any Organizational Development Strategy

Eight years after Marc Andreessen wrote that “software is eating the world,” organizations of all kinds have come to realize their very survival depends on how well they integrate technology into their businesses.

Because of the ubiquitous nature of software and technology in daily life, consumers have high expectations of the business applications they interact with. In response to that, these applications have undergone explosive growth and their supporting systems have become increasingly complex.

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Article: The Benefits of OpenAPI-Driven API Development

API, Open Infrastructure

The Benefits of OpenAPI-Driven API Development

As industries mature, standards are bound to appear to allow for better engineering and usage.

This has been the case from time immemorial. Be it the geometrical intricacy in Roman canals, the triangular symmetry in Egyptian pyramids, or the spatial harmony in Indian monasteries, standards and specifications have helped engineers set unique rules for sustainable engineering.

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