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ESI Quick Reference For New Developers

Team Tech Co | 2018-01-08 18:22
ESI Quick Reference For New Developers This blog post is part of a series of blogs examining best practices for ESI development. Each blog will be published on the 8th of each month during the journey towards XML API and CREST’s termination date. The legacy APIs will be terminated on May 8th, 2018. With the recent announcement that ESI has now reached parity with XML API and CREST there will undoubtedly be newcomers to ESI (welcome!). A lot of important information about ESI is strewn about in various blogs and may be overwhelming to newcomers. This blog will act as a quick reference for the most important things every new ESI developer should know listed all in one document. What is ESI? A RESTful API for EVE built using the OpenAPI 2.0 specification. ... read more

Important Information on the Future of the EVE API

Team Tech Co | 2018-01-03 15:49
Greetings capsuleers, It’s been 14 months since we first told you about the new ESI API, and today we’d like to share a little more information with you. The ESI API is the latest result of CCP’s ongoing mission to bring you the most comprehensive API access in all of gaming. It is an API that covers all the responsibilities of both CREST and the XML API written with industry standard tooling and built to integrate with industry standard technologies. One year in, it is more comprehensive and we want to talk to you about what’s happening in the next four months. In our first blog about ESI, released on November 8th, 2016, we stated our goal to reach parity with and shut down the legacy APIs in 18 months. We’re pleased to announce that we have reached the first ... read more