6 Powerful Ways Content Services for Lodging Will Change How You Access Hotels Today

May 7th, 2019 by

  Clear your development schedules and get ready for an extensive makeover on the Sabre Hotels you know today. On June 24, 2019, Sabre will be releasing Content Services for Lodging, a brand-new set of flexible lodging APIs delivering millions of property options, data normalization, and new search and agency preferencing capabilities. After working hand-in-hand with customers to gather feedback in our quarterly Lodging Partner Advisory Board meetings, we know that we’re giving you what […]

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5 Best New JavaScript Features

March 22nd, 2019 by

So, JavaScript, eh? You may be wondering, why talk about JavaScript in the context of a serious travel services platform like Sabre Dev Studio.  Isn’t JavaScript merely a tool for building interactive web pages?  Does it really have the chops for mission-critical transaction processing workflows? You may be surprised to learn that major outfits like Netflix, Paypal, Walmart, Uber, and even NASA rely on JavaScript, and Node.js in particular, to power their server-side applications.  JavaScript […]

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APIs Need Protocols

March 22nd, 2019 by

An Introduction to GraphQL GraphQL is a protocol for communicating with APIs. API stands for Application Programming Interface. These are the digital tools that software developers use to build their sites, apps, and services. Highly capable APIs accelerate teams towards success. Developers communicate with an API using one of several possible protocol conventions including SOAP, REST, and JSON-RPC. We should now add GraphQL to the list. It’s relatively new, and if you don’t know about […]

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10 Technologies that a Programmer Should Learn in 2019

December 17th, 2018 by

Reflecting on 2018 I consider end-of-year a time to reflect on what I’ve done throughout the year. As I consider 2018 I feel it’s been a good year for me at Sabre. I’ve had the opportunity to work with many smart people as we delivered a lot of good travel solutions together. While I’m satisfied with my personal results, I can’t help but think about things that remain undone. We all have limited time and […]

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Ken’s Nordic 2018 Platform Summit Trip Report

November 27th, 2018 by

The Nordic 2018 Platform Summit is a curated international event featuring top API speakers from across the world. The conference took place in Stockholm, Sweden on October 22-25. Approximately 500 people attended the Nordic Platform Summit across a three-day schedule. There were 60 speakers and each of the talks was twenty minutes long. This trip report highlights standards and best practices for API business and technology from a selection of the talks. I’ve listed five […]

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