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  • What is an 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 takes place by categorizing and revealing them as one single...

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  • API security: How can AI help secure your APIs?

    API security: How can AI help secure your APIs?

    APIs enable Digitalization and make communication easier. And opening APIs requires security. But what does API security mean? Security is everywhere and applies on almost all topics, like...

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  • API News Roundup – July 2019

    API News Roundup – July 2019

    It’s halfway through the summer, and we are hard at work curating the top API news stories from around the world. Here is this month’s API News Roundup – July 2019. JavaScript programming...

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  • From the trenches: A real-life experience in DevOps, Agile, CI/CD and containerization

    From the trenches: A real-life experience in DevOps, Agile, CI/CD and containerization

    Earlier this year, we decided to do a major update to the Axway Managed Cloud offering for API Management. This is a managed service offering of our API Management product that we run in our own...

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  • What is a service mesh and what is the value?

    What is a service mesh and what is the value?

    This article explores what is a service mesh and the benefits it brings to your enterprise. Service mesh: What is it? A service mesh is an abstraction that allows application and service...

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  • An example of microservice architecture implementation

    An example of microservice architecture implementation

    Today’s buzzwords are in full command on the tech scene. Microservice architecture is on the rise and you are probably wondering, what is an example of microservice architecture...

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  • EDI vs. API debate

    EDI vs. API debate

    Since starting as the new AMPLIFY B2B Integration Product Marketing Manager, I’ve been through tons of documents and assets to deep dive into the AMPLIFY B2B Integration value proposition. Not...

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  • How to get prepped for creating 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 what services an API...

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  • 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 vacation from our API news roundup. In fact, this month we have a special new...

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  • The 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 microservices and APIs. Microservices Microservices are a...

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  • Streamlining API and microservices workflow

    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 IT. Quite often,...

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  • API maturity in global FinTech markets

    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 develops a cadence of expectation delivery aligning...

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  • 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 from highly custom cars built manually, to...

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  • API News Roundup for 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 bring you the top API news stories every month. Below is the API news roundup for …

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  • API Security–A Primer

    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 to partners and customers, API Security...

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  • How the Belgian government innovates thanks to APIs

    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 while offering...

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  • Don’t persona pigeon-hole 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 your role is doesn’t help me as a trusted digital...

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  • Experience Design: API Portals foster engagement and innovation

    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 organizations from...

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  • A real-time look at 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 gain importance due to the...

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  • API News Roundup – April 2019

    API News Roundup – April 2019

    April has just begun and there are already a lot of API stories in the news this month. You can always count on API Friends to have your API news roundup. Below are some of the top API news stories …

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