Tagged: departureboard.io API

Latest departureboard.io API improvements: Intelligent Caching

Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent some considerable time making improvements and optimisations to the departureboard.io API. This is a never-ending journey. I have a full roadmap of improvements and features that I want to implement over time. But for this blog post, I want to focus on one improvement in particular: Intelligent Caching. The Opportunity As I have described in previous posts, the departureboard.io API provides a RESTful interface on top of the official National Rail SOAP API.

Latest Project: departureboard.io REST API

Wow! It has been over 6 months since I last added a post to my blog. Definitely doesn’t feel that long. Since my last post I’ve been pretty busy, both at work and in my own time. Work aside, I’ve been moving more and more towards software development. I’ve always been largely infrastructure focused but there is only so much fun you can have without some actual software to build infrastructure around.