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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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APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

8 Key API Performance Indicators for Digital Business
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores and defines some of the most common and useful key API performance indicators (KAPIs). Discover how to boost your API management and analytics with KAPIs like registered API keys, usage consistency, queries per second, and 5 more.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

A Manager's Guide to RESTful APIs and Why They Matter
sponsored by Metavine
WHITE PAPER: This resource acts as a guide as to why RESTful APIs matter specifically in the delivery of the Agile enterprise. Discover what trends are accompanying the movement towards a REST-based architecture and how microservices and a zero code approach are changing the way developers build apps.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

Metavine

Creating a Robust Data Ontology
sponsored by Metavine
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how to regain control over your data in SaaS environments without compromising your hybrid or cloud app strategies. Learn how you can create an enterprise-level data ontology, leverage data-as-a-service (DaaS), build microservices, and achieve a true zero-code development environment to unlock greater levels of agility.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

Metavine

Open Source Software Support: Top Challenges and Best Practices
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This report takes real support data from hundreds of open source software (OSS) packages across different organizations to analyze the statistics, realities, and results of open source in the field. Learn how to provide effective support for OSS by tackling the top challenges identified in the survey's data and uncover 5 OSS support best practices.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rogue Wave Software

From Legacy to Agility: Leveraging Data Ontologies, Data-as-a-Service, and Microservices
sponsored by Metavine
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how establishing a data ontology, cultivating an internal data-as-a-service (DaaS) strategy, and implementing microservices can help create a more agile business. Discover how to enable a true zero-code development environment by bringing these elements together to unlock your company's ability to drive agility.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Metavine

APIs: Enhancing Retail, Mobile, and Integration Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how an API-based strategy is essential to multichannel, cross-device access to essential data for developers – whether they be in-house, partners, or affiliates. Discover how companies like Netflix, Expedia, and Citibank are leveraging APIs to accelerate their mobile strategies, transform partner integrations, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

API Management Platforms: Seamless Integration between Physical and Digital Worlds
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how an API management platform provides seamless integration across multiple channels and ensures easy communication between your company and its employees, customers, and partners. Find out how retail companies like Coca Cola have already started to leverage APIs to change the transaction experience and boost customer relations.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Making Businesses Future-Ready, Today: How to Drive Innovation through App Modernization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how API-driven, cloud-enabled app modernization services greatly enhance the agility and performance of legacy enterprise apps and systems. Discover how to build your modernization strategy using cognitive analytics, automation, hybrid cloud computing, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Building an Enterprise API Strategy Redpaper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informational white paper evaluates some of the key benefits that API's can offer your business, services that can enable the execution of your API strategy, and some of the most important things you should consider based on the type of solution is best for your data center.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2016

IBM

API Design Best Practices
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help developers and application architects understand the differences between designing applications to use lightweight APIs versus more traditional methods. Uncover the advantages to both technologies.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

Red Hat

Best Practices for Microservices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how many organizations are laying a foundation for continuous innovation and agility by adopting microservice architectures. Discover how to build a highly productive, unified integration framework for microservices that creates a seamless app network with API-led connectivity.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Approaching Agility as a Strategic Imperative
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to direct your digital transformation towards realizing the goal of increased agility as a strategic imperative. Access now to discover some of the keys to this transformation, like leveraging reusable assets like APIs and integration templates, deploying a unified integration platform in the cloud, and more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Security by Design: Building Defense in Depth with an Application Network
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how CIOs and CISOs can work together to build security into app development with an API-lead approach to connectivity and integration. Find out how to weave security by design into an app network so that you can improve visibility, tackle tough challenges like shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

5 Considerations for Securing Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores both old and new security best practices, as well as how to apply them to cloud-based infrastructures and 5 considerations for securing hybrid clouds. Discover how to make security as agile as the cloud itself by incorporating best practices as an integrated element of a DevOps methodology.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Security

Integrate Applications, Services, and Devices Across All Environments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights three organizations' journey to a truly connected enterprise. Learn how to connect and compose APIs on-premise or in the cloud for social networks, cloud services, logistics partners, the IoT, and more.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Red Hat

The Top 3 Monitoring Challenges IT Faces
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: IT's visibility into applications both in-house and in the cloud is more important and more difficult than ever. Discover the top 3 monitoring challenges facing IT teams today and how to overcome them.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

AppNeta

Using Hybrid Cloud Strategy to Drive Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 72% of businesses in the United States have adopted a cloud-first approach to new service deployment. This analysis outlines the business value of a hybrid cloud strategies and how advisors can help businesses realize that value. Take a look at the benefit of integrating a hybrid environment in the enterprise and what to look for in a provider.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

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

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

Unified Workspace eBook
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: Unified Workspace is designed to provide a technology-independent user experience that securely connects users to a comprehensive selection of files, applications, and reporting tools. Learn how Unified Workspace can provide a simple, consistent interface across devices, increased productivity, reduced costs and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Lenovo Software
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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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