What Is An Application Programming Interface (API) And How Does It Work?

Posted on September 23rd, 2022 by WebSitePulse in Explainer

API / Application Programming Interface

Whether you know it or not, APIs (application programming interfaces) significantly impact our relationship with technology, allowing applications to share and exchange data seamlessly so we can access multiple pieces of information from a single source. Without API technology, we'd likely get lost far more often (APIs are fundamental to navigation apps like Google Maps), and booking a vacation would be much more complicated (travel booking sites rely heavily on API tech, too).

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Why Website Uptime Monitoring Is Crucial For Preventing Downtime

Posted on September 13th, 2022 by Emily Rollwitz in Monitoring, Tools, Explainer

Website uptime monitoring

Website uptime monitoring is crucial for any business that depends on its website. But for companies whose whole service is online, it is essential. If your site isn't reliably serving users when they need it, your competitors are just a Google search away. So you can't just check your site is running now and then - you need a tool to check it as frequently as possible.

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Nameserver Explained: What it is And How it Works

Posted on June 9th, 2022 by Jenna Bunnell in Explainer

Nameserver explained

The Internet is a vast network of servers and devices connecting people worldwide. It allows for near-instant data communication between machines, which is presented in a readable format for the end-user.

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