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?
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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
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How to Draft New APIs using Existing APIs with API Connect

API Connect has many features that make developing and publishing APIs a rapid experience, but what if you already have an API? Good news — API Connect makes it easy to define, manage, and leverage existing APIs, too. In this example, we’ll use the GitHub API to show how quickly you can get...  Continue reading How to Draft New APIs using Existing APIs with 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

API Connect Hands-On Lab: Learn how to Create, Manage, and Socialize your APIs!

In March 2016, we announced the release of the API Connect platform on IBM Bluemix, a robust API creation and management tool that powers businesses to create modern digital applications. Since the release, the platform has been continuing to evolve as we add a number of new capabilities to the platform. To make it easier to...  Continue reading API Connect Hands-On Lab: Learn how to Create, Manage, and Socialize your APIs!

Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API Connect)

Many businesses are trying to figure out how or if APIs and the API economy are applicable or needed for their business. And if they are needed, what API management vendor is the right choice to help them succeed. The paper, “Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API...  Continue reading Why your business needs APIs (and why your APIs need IBM API Connect)