What are the Recommended Roles for an API initiative?

Are you positioned for success with your API initiative? What roles are required to drive a successful API initiative? How do these roles relate to existing roles in the company? It is time to drill a little deeper into the required roles and responsibilities to help your API initiative become a success....  Continue reading What are the Recommended Roles for an API initiative?

Introducing the Bluemix Native Experience in OpenWhisk

An API Gateway to meet the needs of the serverless revolution Serverless development is changing the way applications are made and how technology scales, but, as every developer knows, it is a pain to add an API gateway to serverless actions and create true scalable and production ready APIs. Introducing Bluemix Native API management, a free...  Continue reading Introducing the Bluemix Native Experience in OpenWhisk

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

Coming Soon: API Monetization capability in IBM API Connect

Monetization of data assets is an exciting aspect of the API economy. The fact that a new revenue stream can be generated by charging for API usage has piqued the interest of entrepreneurs and executives alike. APIs truly are the digital glue that help developers in connecting the dots to design compelling user experiences. There...  Continue reading Coming Soon: API Monetization capability in IBM API Connect

Easily create REST APIs in Swift using API Connect

API Connect is excited to add Swift REST API creation capabilities to its Developer toolkit. API Connect users will be able to create Swift APIs using the popular Kitura framework from the API Connect v5.0.7 command line interface. Just like creating a LoopBack API, the command line will guide the user to create their Kitura...  Continue reading Easily create REST APIs in Swift using API Connect

Coming Soon: 30 Seconds to Serverless and Traditional managed APIs

Serverless development is changing the way applications are made and how technology scales, but, as every developer knows, it is a pain to add an API gateway to serverless actions and create true scaleable and production ready APIs. Introducing Bluemix Native API management, a free service where developers can add API security and...  Continue reading Coming Soon: 30 Seconds to Serverless and Traditional managed APIs

Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

Many of the use cases associated with businesses in the Software industry are the same as Retail. After all, companies that create software products, sell them. In the case of software, sometimes the software is installed on premise and other times it is used in the cloud as a service (XaaS). But,...  Continue reading Software Industry API Use Cases – Eating Our Own Cooking

Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

“How big does a business need to be before offering assets via business APIs using IBM API Connect?” I’ll answer a question with a set of questions, all starting with “How big does a business need to be before it …” • Needs a web site? • Needs a mobile App? • Wants to provide great service to its customers? • Needs...  Continue reading Does size matter? (for your business to participate in the API Economy)

Useful Tips for API Connect Liberty Collective

Useful Tips Here are some useful tips to prevent some common user configuration issues. All the Host machines in the collective and the machines where you publish application using the APIC Toolkit must have the same architecture, OS, node version and npm versions. Examples of not to have APIC Toolkit installed on a windows machine...  Continue reading Useful Tips for API Connect Liberty Collective