Mock Backend Services with User Defined Gateway Policies

Testing your API implementation is critical, but not always easy. Sometimes your backend services aren’t set up to handle the load of testing. Even worse, sometimes backend services go down altogether. API Mocka provides a simple way to stub backend systems, so you can test and optimize your API implementation without relying on direct access...  Continue reading Mock Backend Services with User Defined Gateway Policies
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Getting to Know API Designer in API Connect

Building an API can be overwhelming sometimes. Designing and editing your API in cramped lines of code isn’t always the most efficient or intuitive way. There’s got to be a better way, right? Meet API Designer, a graphical API design tool that lets you easily visualize the way the components of your API interact together. (And...  Continue reading Getting to Know API Designer in API Connect

Securing APIs using OAuth in API Connect – Video Tutorial

Securing APIs using OAuth in APIConnect Hi, I'm Krithika Prakash - SaaS Security architect at IBM APIConnect & Gateways product development team. As requested by many customers, some of whom I had the pleasure of meeting at IBM InterConnect conference recently, I’m making this video series on OAuth and APIConnect. The goal of this video is...  Continue reading Securing APIs using OAuth in API Connect – Video Tutorial

RFP Template – Assistance in Choosing an API Solution Partner

Many businesses considering an API solution are looking for help in understanding what a complete API management product might look like. But they also want to consider what to look for in the partner they choose to supply the API Management product ensuring that the product meets their current and future needs, and...  Continue reading RFP Template – Assistance in Choosing an API Solution Partner

Proxying SOA Services with API Connect

In today's computing environment, an enterprise needs the ability to bring together information obtained from multiple sources into one lightweight and nimble application. This recombination of information from multiple providers, such as weather plus location plus traffic plus airline schedules, delivers new value to users. Enterprise users now want fast and nimble applications produced by...  Continue reading Proxying SOA Services with API Connect

Administering Developer Organizations: Exporting Data

Exporting Developer Data Using Analytics in APIConnect, we are able to export data that summarizes the API calling activity usage for all our developer organizations. This aggregation of data can be helpful to the admins of our organizations and can primarily used in billing applications. In this guide, you will be able to import a pre-existing...  Continue reading Administering Developer Organizations: Exporting Data

Installing API Connect on Windows 7 with IBM SDK Node.js

To learn how to manage multiple versions of IBM SDK Node.js on Windows 7, click here Overview This is a simple recipe to setup a IBM SDK Node.js 4.5 environment on windows 7 and install apiconnect globally. Make sure you have all the pre-requisite as documented in IBM Knowledge center. install IBM SDK Node.js version 4.5 To install a...  Continue reading Installing API Connect on Windows 7 with IBM SDK Node.js

Manage many versions of IBM SDK Node.js on Windows 7

To learn how to install API Connect on Windows 7 with IBM SDK Node.js, click here Overview Many developers work with multiple versions of node.js. Here are some best practises of how to manage and use multiple versions of IBM SDK Node.js on windows. Current environment I have installed 2 versions of IBM SDK Node.js Node version 4.4.5 at...  Continue reading Manage many versions of IBM SDK Node.js on Windows 7