API management

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...
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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...
API portals

Experience Design: API Portals foster engagement and innovation

Harold Wiegers and I bring years of experience designing and building API programs with talented colleagues and leaders in various industries. We've worked with...
Taking a deep dive into event-driven architecture

A real-time look at event-driven architecture

API Management – and specifically event-driven architecture (EDA) – is a critical piece of a hybrid integration platform (HIP). Event-driven API management continues to...
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Interview with APIdays’ founder at IMAGINE SUMMIT

“Nice people, great products, great roadmap and also great moments.” Those were the words from Mehdi Medjaoui, founder of APIdays Conferences and Author of...
APIdays 2019

APIdays 2019: Seven events in seven cities

APIdays 2019 APIs are taking the digital world by storm. It’s simply a reality that APIs are part of the digital transformation landscape. APIs have...
secure your APIs

Three things you need to secure your APIs

Securing your APIs is no small feat. An organization needs to have a strong strategy to secure its APIs against cyberattacks and hackers. Today,...
API Gateways: Their Role in Modern Enterprise

The role of API Gateways in the modern enterprise

After my previous article on OAuth 2 scopes, several people contacted me to ask what exactly an API Manager is. In this article, I...

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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...