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API Gateway

What is an API Gateway?

API Gateways are API proxies that are put between the API Provider and the API Consumer. At its heart, an API Gateway is a...
What is an API Portal

What is an API Portal?

An API Portal bridges the gap between Products and Community. In technical terms, it's the interface (usually a website) between API Providers (produces APIs)...

What is an API Platform?

The term API Platform has been used synonymously by some vendors with API Management, Full Lifecycle API Management, and even with the term API...
API Mashup

What is an API Mashup?

Have you been wondering what the definition of an API Mashup is? An API Mashup is an API that coordinates countless APIs. This process...

What is an API?

Application Program Interface APIs are a set of functions and procedures that allow for the creation of applications that access data and features of other...
What's an API call?

What is an API call?

Have you ever wondered… what is an API call? It sounds like you’re going to make a telephone call and talk about APIs. Well,...
API microgateway

What is an API microgateway?

Complimentary article from David McKenna, VP Engineering at Axway. One tenet of a successful microservice strategy is the adherence to Conway's Law, which results in...
api client registry

What is an API client registry?

With the growing number of API clients, it's becoming more important to have a comprehensive API client registry that enables managing all API clients. What...
API Catalog definition

What is an API Catalog?

All APIs should be listed and browsable inside a unified API Catalog. That sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Unfortunately, it takes...
API Product

What is an API Product?

API Product? Does this sound strange? Not at all! With the rise of the API Economy where companies start to emerge offering API-based services,...

What is an API First definition?

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are the interfaces provided on the resources that you want to leverage in the interaction process from your customers, partners,...
API New Roundup October 2020

API News Roundup – October 2020

As the seasons change, temperatures are getting cooler, but API news stories are getting hotter. This month we continue to share the latest API...

API is a language!

There are many different ways in which you can answer the seemingly simple question: "What is an API?" Previous discussions focused on the technical fundamentals ("it...
design APIs for extensibility

Designing APIs for extensibility  

The main role of APIs is to serve as the connective fabric between different components and capabilities within an organization and across organizations. One important aspect of...
api-news-roundup-september-2020

API News Roundup – September 2020

We have a new format for this month's API news roundup. Now you can see the latest API headlines by category, including healthcare, financial,...