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If you're in a new city, there's nothing worse than being hungry and not knowing what restaurants are close, so you can figure out where to eat. In a series of blog posts, I show you a no-code way to use API Connect Test and Monitor to create this list and get it up and running. What's API Connect Test and Monitor? Glad you asked. It's a no-code, no-charge (that means FREE) alternative to Postman. In Part 1, Appetizer: How to Never Go Hungry with APIs , I cover the prerequisites, introduce you to the Zomato API, and show you…
Nov 15, 2018
Secure programming with the OpenSSL API
RESTful Web services
Create REST APIs in minutes with LoopBack 4
Create a database in a Docker container for local development
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Featured | Code Pattern
Nov 06, 2018
Create a Work Log web application using Flask, MongoDB, and Kubernetes. The Work Log application is used to keep track of and log different types of days that are associated with work.
Featured | Tutorial
Oct 03, 2018
In this tutorial, follow the steps to create, build, and run a simple LoopBack 4 application. Additionally, learn how to expose GraphQL APIs from the same LoopBack application.
Jan 10, 2019
This tutorial teaches you how to verify your Terraform plan and make it work with the IBM Cloud. You'll also learn how to write a simple plan to spin up a container service on the IBM Cloud.
Dec 13, 2018
API ManagementHybrid Cloud+
This tutorial addresses how both API providers and API consumers interact with API Connect as an API hub. We cover basic concepts and show API providers how to use Node.js for internal service and how to use Node.js in an application for the API consumer to call the API.
Dec 10, 2018
Write a cloud Java microservice that connects a Compose for MongoDB datasource and showcases sample CRUD operations.
Nov 26, 2018
Use the LTI standard to write web applications that integrate with online training platforms as learning modules.
Nov 16, 2018
Learn how to build a service in IBM Integration Bus which can be exposed as a proxy to achieve digest authentication.
This blog post details how I researched, planned, and implemented a Python application that tracked the number and types of days worked.
Oct 31, 2018
This two-part series explores the approach that modern integration architectures are taking to ensure they can be as agile as the applications that they interconnect. The pattern of the centralized enterprise service bus (ESB) has served its purpose, and still has its place, but many enterprises are exploring a more…
Oct 20, 2018
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 cloud, REST and software as a service (SaaS), REST and platform as a service (PaaS), and various use cases.
Oct 18, 2018
Going hybrid has never been easier. You can maintain your private cloud while also tapping into a public cloud whenever it makes sense.
Oct 10, 2018
In this second part of a two-part series, you integrate a Cloudant database with your watch list app and deploy it on IBM Cloud.
In this first part of a two-part series, build the basic application skeleton and integrate the Movie Database API.
The example application in this tutorial series allows users to search for movies and TV shows by name, then add selected items to a personal watchlist. Title information and other metadata is retrieved from The Movie Database (TMDb) API. Behind the scenes, the application uses the IBM Cloud Cloudant service,…
Oct 08, 2018
API ManagementArtificial Intelligence+
Learn how to build a custom Visual Recognition model.
Sep 19, 2018
OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) is working to create a common way to describe REST APIsservice development and deployment.
Sep 17, 2018
There's a lot to think about when you're creating an API: you have to understand what your users need, decide which datastore (or datastores!) is the right fit, create documentation (with an OpenAPI spec, of course, set up automated testing ... the list goes on! One of the most important…
Sep 12, 2018
This brief article shows you how to build Software as a Service using Node.js along with best-of-breed technologies and approaches. It introduces a generator that can be used to quickly scaffold a new API application built on Express.js. This scaffolding provides structured logging, API request validation, interactive API documentation, environment-driven…
The Zend Framework is an MVC-compliant framework for building robust, scalable PHP Web applications. It includes a Zend_Soap component that allows developers to quickly and efficiently add SOAP-based Web services to their applications. This article examines the Zend_Soap component in detail, illustrating how you can build a SOAP Web service…
Sep 06, 2018
At the core of SOA lies the concept of services, which has been deemed similar to modern style APIs. Although services and APIs differ in their design objectives, when applied together they may be complimentary rather than contradictory.
Sep 05, 2018
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a browser extension using Watson APIs that can stand as integrated features on existing products you already use.
Aug 23, 2018
Make your API usable in both modular and non-modular Java environments
Aug 20, 2018
API ManagementWeb Development
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 Swagger's native capabilities through the use of custom extensions, tools, and templates.
Aug 16, 2018
Learning how to use the API for OpenSSL -- the best-known open library for secure communication -- can be intimidating, because the documentation is incomplete. Fill in the gaps, and tame the API, with the tips in this article. After setting up a basic connection, see how to use OpenSSL's…
Aug 01, 2018
Use machine learning to perform secure, real-time risk assessment and management to help financial institutions more accurately determine credit worthiness.
Jul 26, 2018
Learn how to expose parts of the Kubernetes API with RBAC.
Jul 16, 2018
Learn the basics on how to perform a few CRUD operations against an Elasticsearch cluster on IBM Cloud with Postman.
Jun 30, 2018
API ManagementData Science+
Learn how to setup and run the TPC-DS benchmark to evaluate and measure the performance of your Spark SQL system.
May 07, 2018
Build and expose REST APIs with LoopBack in 5 minutes.
May 01, 2018
Explore a more containerized approach to integration architecture, one that surpasses the pattern of the centralized enterprise service bus.
Explore the benefits of microservice principles in agile integration architecture.
Mar 25, 2018
Learn how to create loopback application using IBM API Connect and to develop secured REST APIs to perform CRUD operations on any database.
Feb 12, 2018
Learn the inner details of API Connect and how to connect it with a Python web application.
Feb 01, 2018
Learn the inner details of API Connect and how to connect it with a Node.js web application.
Jan 22, 2018
Learn how to generate client code for service APIs using open source tools.
Learn how to create and connect to a MySQL database in a Docker container and Loopback development environment.
Jan 08, 2018
Guide for integrating Watson Assistant workspace with the Facebook page using Node-RED.
Jan 05, 2018
Learn how products and APIs in an API Connect Catalog can be copied and published to a new catalog using an IBM Cloud Delivery Pipeline.
Jan 03, 2018
Learn how to implement a REST API to handle inference request on IBM Cloud for any Tensforflow model.
Jan 02, 2018
API ManagementIBM Cloud+
Learn the inner details of creating REST APIs with on Node-RED and serving them over API Connect.
Oct 15, 2017
This article highlights four strategies to help you manage API and service interfaces and implementations.
Oct 01, 2017
API ManagementMobile Development+
Learn how to use IBM z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition to create efficient and scalable RESTful APIs for mobile and cloud applications.
API ManagementKnowledge Discovery+
Learn the differences between callbacks and promises in Node.js, and when to use them.
Aug 11, 2017
Utilize retail banking APIs to drive fast, agile innovation with mainframe hybrid cloud architecture.
Aug 08, 2017
Open source is now the dominant method for creating cloud-native software, with Docker at the center of most container-based innovations. Discover how modern open source containerized development ecosystems fit with traditional secure, high performance enterprise systems.
Jul 26, 2017
Discover how to unlock your enterprise's valuable systems-of-record assets and capitalize on the new API ecosystem by building RESTful APIs that can access business-critical data.
Jul 18, 2017
Use Apache OpenWhisk to map HTTP REST API calls to business logic functions that create, read, update, and delete entities.
Jul 11, 2017
By having access to IBM Watson APIs in API Connect, you can control and track usage of how your organization uses Watson services.
Jun 27, 2017
Create retail applications that leverage data from enterprise IT infrastructure using APIs in a hybrid cloud environment - no mainframe knowledge required.
May 30, 2017
This article highlights five throttling scenarios to consider when you plan for a service-oriented architecture (SOA) or microservices architecture.
May 17, 2017
Ted Neward offers an introduction to newer JDBC features.
May 16, 2017
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