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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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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

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.

API Management—Enabling Digital Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why applications are the key to the digitization of healthcare, holding the potential to power the patient experience, fuel operational efficiencies, and enable collaboration between providers. In addition, read on to learn how the right API management solution can enable your healthcare imperatives.
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: Opening your APIs won't lead to high-quality applications unless you attract and nurture top third-party developer talent. This resource reveals 5 ways to get talented mobile developers to work on your open APIs.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

The API Revolution: What it means for Data Center Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, learn about the seven questions to ask your DCIM provider to ensure that APIs they should offer are ones that deliver the greatest benefit to data center operations.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

Emerson

Application Security: A How-to Guide to OAuth
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The authentication protocol OAuth allows you to grant limited access to apps and data, but it's difficult to implement OAuth at scale. Access this resource to learn more about OAuth's strengths and weaknesses, and discover how you can make OAuth implementation easier with an API gateway.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Explore the 5 Pillars of API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil 5 pillars of API management, including: expose enterprise data and functionality in API-friendly formats, protect information assets exposed via APIs to prevent misuse, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Applications Services Governance: Market Trends You Need to Know
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this analysis 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

Using APIs to Enter the Digital Economy
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: This featured white paper explores the idea of two-speed IT, enabling the people, processes, and technology of a business. Access now to find out how to utilize API-centric layers in IT architecture to enable agile and web-scale innovation.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 19 Jan 2015

Apigee

API Testing Myths  - Testing in the API Economy
sponsored by Parasoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper debunks 5 API testing myths that are emerging across the industry, and what you can do to avoid them. Read on to find out essential API testing topics.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Parasoft Corporation

Enterprise Mobile Apps: The Time Is Now
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential whitepaper to discover the foundation of mobile apps for enterprise, including 3 key factors businesses need to weight if they're to capitalize on what mobile apps can do for their bottom line.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Why APIs Are Different Than Integration
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, we explore API-centric architecture in detail, and examine some of the important implications of this shift for enterprise application development today.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Apigee

APIs for Dummies: How to accelerate your business with APIs
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: This book demystifies APIs, going beyond the acronym to help you understand their strategic significance, as well as providing insight into how they can help your business.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Apigee

API and API Infrastructure Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Security must be built into the APIs themselves. But that's not enough. Threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance also must be top of mind. This eBook provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Apigee

General information when developing for Android
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find insights into developing applications for Android mobile devices in this guide from IBM.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

IBM

General information when developing for iOS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation enables mobile application development. Access this resource to learn how to develop iOS apps.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

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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