Why is a Cloud-ready API Platform such a Big Deal?

Getting going quickly with a Cloud-hosted API platform is awesome because of how fast you can get started without having to worry about any infrastructure setup and management. But what if you need full infrastructure control? The right API platform let's you decide or choose both, and get the ultimate freedom and flexibility. An on-premise...  Continue reading Why is a Cloud-ready API Platform such a Big Deal?

Already doing Mobile, why do I need API Management?

The role of APIs is controlled simplicity. Hide complexity, simplify what the mobile developer sees/consumes, but at the same time provide appropriate business and IT operational control. Of course it all has to be fast and cheap from API construction to API sharing to API control. Ideally, an API ecosystem should be community-centric. An effective...  Continue reading Already doing Mobile, why do I need API Management?

With APIs, Change Happens. API Versioning Options to Consider

Handling changes in API should be versioned when needed and the API consumer community should be notified well before the new version becomes available. Different versioning mechanisms are available for API; there is no clear guideline which one should be followed for a specific API. There might be some cases when multiple versions...  Continue reading With APIs, Change Happens. API Versioning Options to Consider

APIs and the Internet of Things – Building a Playground

To experiment with "APIs of Things" you need a place where it is easy to wire together software, APIs and devices, and where deployment is as simple as a click. This type of environment will grow in value and sophistication as the number of standardized “APIs of Things” grows. Yet no matter how large the...  Continue reading APIs and the Internet of Things – Building a Playground