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Benefits of self-service APIs

In the eighth video on APIs and microservices, you learn how the growing trend for APIs is going in the direction of self-service APIs. It’s...

How and why should you optimize the performance of mobile APIs?

At one point or other we have all experienced mobile apps that we wish were faster and more responsive, but in almost all cases...
API strategy

Accelerating business growth via APIs

What did it take for Star Entertainment Group in Australia to solve their digital transformation woes? Our video explores the topic of accelerating business...
API Orchestration

What is API Orchestration?

Is it one API or multiple APIs? From the consumer perspective, it's often one API that they consume but in the background, there might...
APIs and healthcare

APIs and healthcare: Why the healthcare industry needs APIs

APIs and healthcare work hand in hand these days. Across the world, APIs are being utilized in the healthcare industry to work at optimum...
saas connectors

SaaS connectors – Interview with Cloud Elements

This week, I have had the pleasure to meet Ross Garrett, Head of Product Marketing at Cloud Elements. Ross accepted to share with us...

Cloud-native development and deployment – Interview with Pivotal

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Dormain Drewitz, Director Product Marketing at Pivotal. Philipp Schöne (PS): Hi Dormain (DD), can you please present...
microservices size

What size for your microservices?

The "microservice" term is going through a big hype. But beyond this trendy term which reflects the need for small (or very small) services,...
APIs and the art world

APIs and the art world: Working together for digital collaboration

Thanks to APIs, the art world has become completely accessible. It’s no longer necessary to take a flight to see the Mona Lisa in...
microservices and APIs

API creation and microservices going mainstream

Building API-based and sophisticated microservices are going more and more mainstream these days. As a consequence of addressing the full lifecycle of APIs, this...

Most popular posts

What are the different types of APIs?

There isn't just one type of APIs but actually three main types of APIs: Open APIs - aka Public APIs - are publicly available...
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...

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...
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...

What is API Lifecycle Management?

API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in a life of an API, from creation to retirement. APIs are...