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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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The One Overlooked Key to Retail Success
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the key challenges for retailers today as well as recommendations for overcoming them. Discover why API-led connectivity in particular is where retailers will gain an edge, and see two case studies of retailers who are succeeding in the face of disruptive change.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

How to Design and Manage APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide to setting up an API strategy can help you modernize your apps to bring in new revenue streams. Discover a layered approach to APIs, and dig into important topics, such as: the causes of the API explosion, setting up API management and governance, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Strategic App Modernization Initiatives to Help Your Business
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide digs into the ways you can modernize your apps for today's competitive, fast-paced market. Learn about setting up an API strategy, developing for mobile, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

Solving the Top 11 API Threats
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: How can you ensure that APIs offer optimal functionality while minimizing their security vulnerabilities? Discover the 11 most critical API threats and the countermeasures that can help you thwart them.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Key Benefits and Features of Data Management through APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This report describes ways to accommodate internal API initiatives that will help your organization consume data in new ways. Access now and learn how these strategies drive innovation, customer satisfaction and efficiency.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

CA Technologies

Banking APIs: State of the Market
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: As banks increasingly invest in APIs, many are struggling to choose a definition format, manage security, and build internal support for an API strategy. Discover key insights about major API challenges and trends from a survey conducted with API strategists and managers in the financial services industry.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Axway

9 Best Practices to Build a Digital Business Architecture
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: APIs can help you leverage third-party development talent and encourage collaboration, but there are several security and performance issues you have to address in order to ensure responsible, effective use of APIs. Discover 9 best practices to optimize your digital business architecture with APIs.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Total Economic Impact of a Mobile Platform
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, discover the impacts two companies—Homes.com and Virgin Money—saw using a mobile platform that provides native app creation capabilities, mobile APIs, and real-time analytics. Also learn what financial returns you could gain from leveraging this platform.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Axway

3 Ways an API-First Digital Strategy can Drive a Successful Business and IT Transformation
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: If companies still rely on legacy apps that were deployed long before the cloud, mobile devices, and the Internet of Things, they need to quickly adapt to keep up with today's customer expectations. Discover the 3 ways you can drive a successful business and IT transformation by putting APIs first.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

The API Management Playbook: Understanding Solutions for API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: APIs are critical to help enterprises keep up with the rising volume, scale, and volatility of customer-facing apps, but you can only get maximum value out of APIs if you have a strategy in place to manage and coordinate their deployment. Discover how to develop a formal strategy to create, secure, manage, and optimize APIs at enterprise scale.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

20 Ways to Better Deliver, Manage, & Secure APIs
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In today's increasingly mobile world, organizations need to use APIs to provide customers and employees consistent access to business services and data anytime, anywhere, from any device. Discover 20 ways a unified API platform can allow you to accelerate API delivery.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

Axway

Are Low-Code Platforms Fast and Scalable?
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a low-code platform can enable rapid app development while enabling growth in complexity and scale in an integrated and easy-to-manage way. Additionally, explore testimonials shared by organizations that have experienced the benefits of a low-code platform for themselves.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2

The Curious Case of API Security: Solving the Top 11 API Threats
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This resource delves into the top threats facing APIs, exploring how these attacks are carried out and how you can thwart them. Read on to learn how to keep your APIs secure.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Axway

API-led Connectivity: The Next Step in the Evolution of SOA
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Existing application integration approaches can't keep up with the new rate of change posed by technologies like SaaS, mobile, and the Internet of Things. Discover how API-led connectivity can empower you to increase developer productivity, predict code changes earlier on, and more.
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

IAM for Web Resources and APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to harness open standards like SAML to enable secure web SSO, protect APIs, and provide dynamic session management to employees.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Strategies for Web and API Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about next-gen identity standards and requirements and how to secure access to apps - regardless of their environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

The Essential OAuth Primer - Understanding OAuth for Securing Cloud APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In order to create a consistent, flexible identity and policy architecture for web apps, services, devices, and desktop clients attempting to communicate with cloud APIs, you need to eliminate the password anti-pattern. This white paper explores one such approach in depth - view now to learn if it lives up to its promises.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 May 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Mobile Application Platforms: Benefits of Mobile Middleware
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Mobile isn't easily integrated with many existing enterprise technologies, preventing many companies from efficiently shifting to mobile applications. Discover how a mobile application platform that focuses on mobile middleware can empower developers to prototype and build custom APIs, integrate with relational database systems, and more.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

Kony

Build Your Mobile Strategy—Not Just Your Mobile Apps
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how you can use the cloud to more efficiently create and follow through on a long-term mobile app development strategy.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Efficiently Develop and Deliver Mobile Apps and Services with the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Mobile app users expect apps to be delivered faster than ever before. Learn how a mobile cloud service can support efficient, high-quality mobile application development. Explore a strategy that can enable you to quickly implement new APIs, leverage analytics to see an app's adoption rate, secure your mobile apps with authentication, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

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

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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