Rev: Audio and Video Transcription, Translation, Captioning, and Subtitling

Because our clients are highly technical, it’s often difficult for us to find writers that are both creative as well as knowledgeable. Over time, we grew weary of rewrites, as have our writers, so we tested a new process. We now have a production process where we set up a portable podcast studio on location – or we dial them in – and we record a few podcasts. We also record the interviews on video.

What does API stand for? And Other Acronyms: REST, SOAP, XML, JSON, WSDL

When you utilize a browser, your browser makes request from the clients server and the server sends back files that your browser assembles and displays a web page with. But what if you just wanted your server or web page to speak to another server? This would require you to program code to an API. What does API stand for? API is an acronym for Application Programming Interface. An API is a set of routines,

SoapUI: The Insider’s Tool for Working with APIs

It seems every time I meet with a good friend, I hear about a new tool that makes life easier. I had coffee with David Grigsby, a .NET integration monster who works for DocuSign. David and I were discussing SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) versus REST APIs (that’s how we roll). I tend to favor REST APIs because they’re easier to visualize and develop a chunk at a time with – as well as reduced

Dear Abusive Client

I’m sure everyone has one of these types of clients. I’ve really been blessed over the last decade that I’ve had clients who have really enjoyed working with me. I’ve seen how some companies treat their clients and I hate it. I’ve always aimed at a higher level of service. I’ve over-promised AND over-delivered. But, geesh… that one client… if I could only write them a letter… Dear Abusive Client, Back when you selected us

RSS: Make your Feed Link Obvious

With the advent of new browsers, I was not too concerned about putting my RSS link within the content of my site. I’m starting to rethink that. If you weren’t already aware, these new browsers can automatically detect an RSS feed as long as it’s identified within the header of the page. Clicking on the RSS symbol results in you ‘subscribing to that feed’ via your browser. So when you select the feed in your