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API documentation

How to get prepped for creating API documentation

What is API documentation? In order to get prepped for creating API documentation, one must first understand the concept. According to Wikipedia, “API documentation describes...
API News Roundup - June 2019

API News Roundup – June 2019

June is here, and it's hot! Not just high temperatures; it's been a hot month for API news. We are not taking a summer...
differences between microservices and APIs

The differences between microservices and APIs

Microservices and APIs are getting a lot of attention in the media these days. But the big question is, what are the differences between...
API Design

Streamlining API and microservices workflow

Enterprises are adopting APIs, Cloud Services and microservice-based architecture more than ever. And by that, the demand for API-based integration is overwhelming the enterprise...
mature APIs

API maturity in global FinTech markets

A major component of a mature API lifecycle is the way an API provider communicates with its consumers. To establish trust, the provider that...
DevOps pipeline - An assembly line analogy

DevOps pipeline–an assembly line analogy

It is a well-known fact that the car industry went through an evolution and perfected a highly efficient approach to manufacturing cars. It went...
API News Roundup – May 2019

API News Roundup for May 2019

It's that time again! May has turned out to be an exciting month of API stories in the news. Count on API Friends to...
API Security

API Security–A Primer

APIs are providing business value by enabling to improve efficiency, increase revenue and more. As companies are leveraging APIs to have them exposed out...
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How the Belgian government innovates thanks to APIs

Smals, a nonprofit Belgian company, provided a new, API-centric platform to modernize the Belgium government’s data architecture and leverage new technologies and security protocols...
Persona pigeon-holing users of your technology

Don’t persona pigeon-hole users of your technology

Understand what they do and how to make their lives easier first Here's a brutally honest bit of truth-telling me what you are or what...

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different types of APIs

What are the different types of APIs?

There isn't just one type of API but actually, there are three main types of APIs: Open APIs--aka Public APIs--are publicly available with no access...
What's an API call?

What is an API call?

Have you ever wondered… what’s an API call? Sounds like you’re going to make a telephone call and talk about APIs. Well, if only...

How to easily secure your APIs with API keys and OAuth?

Securing your API does sound like a complicated thing but there are some basic things you can consider to setup your API in a...
MASA mesh

What is MASA – Mesh App and Service Architecture?

MASA is a new architectural model introduced by Gartner which stands for Mesh app and service architecture. It reflects what has emerged over the...
API quota

What is API Throttling, API Quota, Rate Limiting and Burst?

In the world of APIs, nobody gives direct access to his resources because you never know how much your services are going to be...

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