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ALSO CALLED: API, Application Program Interface, Application Program Interfaces
DEFINITION: An application program interface (API - and sometimes spelled application programming interface) is the specific method prescribed by a computer operating system or by an application program by which a programmer writing an application program can make requests of the operating system or another application.An API can be contrasted with a graphical user interface or a command interface (both of which  … 
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Making Continuous Delivery Possible
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses ways teams can quickly create, edit and deploy virtual services that accurately simulate the constrained systems they need. Access now and learn how to convert complex app services into developer-friendly APIs, securely share and manage access to them, and manage the available of backend systems.
Posted: 11 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Jan 2016

CA Technologies

Swift'€™s Place in iOS Development
sponsored by Magenic
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn the ins and outs of Swift, including its place in iOS development.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Magenic

Luminaries Discuss the Major Issues Impacting DevOps Today
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the major issues facing DevOps today, how they could impact you, and what you can do to overcome them. Read on to see if your DevOps strategy is up to snuff, or on the road to peril.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

API-Led Connectivity: The Next Step in the Evolution of SOA
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why driving connectivity with application program interfaces (APIs) is key for making the most out of the digital transformation. Read on to learn how you can harness your APIs to reach a level of connectivity that goes beyond yesterday's integration approaches.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

MuleSoft

Future-Proofing the Retail Enterprise
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers the changing world of retail, and what role technology can play in it. Read on to discover the challenges facing retailers, especially when it comes to implementing large systems, and what recommendations could help you.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

MuleSoft

Achieve Digital Transformation in Financial Services
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive white paper, gain insights on adopting an integration strategy that can allow you to meet the challenges of digital transformation in in an agile and cost-effective way. Learn use cases, best practices, and more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2015

MuleSoft

Cheat Sheet: Easier App Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
sponsored by Cloud Elements
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down one of the most common CRM platforms – Microsoft Dynamics CRM – to help you make the application integration process easier.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015

Cloud Elements

Web API Management: New Rules for a New Economy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how a Web API provides a public persona for the enterprise. Learn how to optimize yours by discovering tools that promote application development efforts, so you can exploit the Web API to its fullest potential.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Extend Your Business to New Channels of Profit
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how you can use the design principles of service-oriented architecture to successfully extend your business to new channels while meeting new workload demands. Uncover the 3 key concepts that can enable your enterprise to extend its reach.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IBM

Infographic: The Total Economic Impact of API Management Technology
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The following infographic contains findings on the financial impact of API management technology. Learn how to deliver substantial ROI while efficiently managing APIs with various skill levels.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

The Total Economic Impact of API Management Investments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Top analysts have provided a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of API management tools. Read on and discover how to support API management initiatives that bolster productivity, increase revenue, and improve the user experience.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

CA Technologies.

API Strategy and Architecture: A Coordinated Approach
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines best practices for designing results-focused APIs that can form the cornerstone of your API program's success.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

An Enterprise Architect’s Guide to API Integration for ESB and SOA
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is an enterprise architect's guide to API integration for ESB and SOA, providing an overview of the app economy and enabling you to better understand API management in action. Read on to explore a number of ways that a powerful API management solution can streamline and empower your enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

The Chief Digital Officer’s Guide to Digital Transformation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines four steps to consider when addressing the digital evolution in your business. Read on to discover how APIs are a key part to many digital trends by connecting mobile apps, cloud platforms, partners, and IoT devices to enterprise data.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

CA Technologies.

A Guide to REST and API Design
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Representational State Transfer (REST) is a web architecture style with universal constraints, enabling developers to build interfaces that can be used from nearly any device or operating system. This informative resource is packed with information on leveraging REST and API design to build applications that can last a long time.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Five Simple Symbols You Should Know to Unlock Your PowerShell Potential
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to uncover and learn about the five sysmbols regularly used in PowerShell and become well-equipped to follow the logic of many cmd scripts.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

A How-to Guide to OAuth & API Security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a complete breakdown of OAuth and discover how you can make OAuth implementation easy for your enterprise.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

5 Pillars of API Management with CA Technologies
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about each of the 5 pillars API management.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

S3 API: What is Required to Build Compatible Storage
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover the benefits of S3 as well as the compatibility concerns you need to keep in mind.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

Cloudian

Applications Services Governance: Market Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this Gartner Magic Quadrant for a breakdown of the biggest players in the application services governance market.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

CA Technologies

Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers?
sponsored by SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover concepts that provide direction to help cloud and managed hosting service providers think about where to place their three-to five-year technology bets.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

SolidFire

A Winning API Strategy: Developing Secure Mobile Apps with a UX that Delights Customers
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best API strategy for this new mobile age, and how that strategy will be critical to your ability to attract and retain customers going forward.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

7 Steps to Building Your API Blueprint
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to find out the 7 steps to API success, including defining your business objective and engaging developers. Read on to see if your company is headed down the right API path.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

MuleSoft

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM
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APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES DEFINITION (continued): … An application program interface (API - and sometimes spelled application programming interface) is the specific method prescribed by a computer operating system or by an application program by which a programmer writing an application program can make requests of the operating system or another application.An API can be contrasted with a graphical user interface or a command interface (both of which are direct user interfaces) as interfaces to an operating system or a program.
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