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Manage your APIs: From LoopBack to IBM API Connect

This article shows you how we integrated LoopBack with API Connect and also show you how to import and manage APIs created from a LoopBack application in API Connect.

Published August 7, 2020


Archived | Cattle not pets: Achieving lightweight, agile integration

Lightweight containerized integration offers benefits for agility, elastic scalability, and more individual resilience models. This article explores key concepts of fine-grained, container-based integration with IBM App Connect Enterprise. It also…

Updated June 28, 2019 | Published August 31, 2017


What is cURL and how does it relate to APIs?

Unfortunately, cURL can be a little messy for humans to build and parse, so there are alternatives that are both UI and command-line based. Let's take a look at a…

Published April 4, 2019


Stewarding open source for the future

Before open source was cool, IBM worked to establish open source as technology that's safe (and good!) for the enterprise.

Updated March 19, 2019 | Published February 8, 2019


REST in the cloud

This article explains what a Representational State Transfer (REST) API is, the structure of an API, how REST APIs interact with cloud providers' infrastructure, a sample REST API for the…

Updated October 20, 2018 | Published March 11, 2013


Archived | Hello, World! with LoopBack and API Connect

LoopBack is one of many open source Node.js frameworks that have recently rebooted the possibilities for server-side JavaScript development. Set up LoopBack in your development environment, then write your first…

Updated September 12, 2018 | Published March 7, 2017


Archived | LoopBack Models

In Part 2 of this series on the LoopBack framework, learn how to define and use models and data sources as you walk through the development of a basic web…

Updated September 12, 2018 | Published April 24, 2017


Use Swagger to document and define RESTful APIs

Swagger is a useful specification for generating documentation for RESTful APIs, but its output can lack all of the detail or features you need. Find out how you can enhance…

Updated August 20, 2018 | Published June 15, 2016


The fate of the ESB

Explore a more containerized approach to integration architecture, one that surpasses the pattern of the centralized enterprise service bus.

Updated May 1, 2018 | Published February 13, 2018


Java Database Connectivity

Ted Neward offers an introduction to newer JDBC features.

Updated May 17, 2017 | Published August 10, 2010


Hybrid integration platform in the digital enterprise

This article explains three use cases to position a hybrid integration platform and the steps for designing such a platform with an optimum configuration of middleware components.

Updated May 10, 2017 | Published May 9, 2017


Archived | Essential elements of an API strategy

To deliver on your API strategy, you need to understand your key stakeholders, their needs, and how API management tools can help to meet those needs. In this article you…

Published June 6, 2016


RESTful Web services

Learn the basic principles of REST Web services.

Updated February 9, 2015 | Published November 6, 2008