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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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Macy's Directs Millennial Traffic with API-led Mobile Development
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how Macy's optimized their mobile app to improve the customer experience. Find out how they increased market share and awareness by creating targeted mobile features for the millennial demographic with an API-led strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

API and Traffic Management: How Bazaarvoice Drove Brand Engagement
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Explore the API-led approach Bazaarvoice implemented, leveraging client side Javascript and mobile apps. Discover how this API grew richer and expanded, leading them to rely on an API management platform to unlock increased scalability, improve customer relationships, create new opportunities for innovation, and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

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.

Designing a Modern Enterprise Architecture
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the key attributes of cloud-connected, modern architectures. Discover how to foster API-centric enterprise architectures and learn about the emergence of progressive web apps, as well as how they're creating new, mobile app-like experiences.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine

Different Approaches to App Modernization and Development
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the different approaches to app modernization, including how to leverage the third platform, redesign cloud-native apps, and couple modernization efforts with PaaS. Find out how each of these approaches makes integrating the cloud into your architecture and updating legacy apps an easier, more streamlined process.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine

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

Why Officially Supported Clients aren't Optional in API Projects
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: APIs are about more than just coordinating software processes, building code, and integrating the various pieces of app development – they're about community and communication. In this expert e-guide, explore the use of open source and building relationships with officially supported clients to help guide API projects.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Implementing Proactive API Portfolio Management
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how to create an active, cloud-enabled API portfolio management strategy. Uncover helpful advice for enabling easy multisource integration and discover which tools can help radically improve API management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

API Portfolio Management: Setting Goals for API Success
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert Tom Nolle explains how to improve API portfolio management by setting goals for development, operations and ALM, and compliance. Discover which tools can help build strong API portfolios and uncover useful tips about cloud-based API management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

APIs: Bridging the Bimodal IT Gap
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the concept of bimodal IT examines how APIs can connect its two sides, aligning their different cultures, speeds, strategies, and governance. Discover how APIs help expose critical data and open up its availability, creating an interface for Agile development and IT services.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

2017 State of SaaS Performance Report
sponsored by Catchpoint Systems Inc.
RESOURCE CENTER: This custom report explores the state of SaaS performance, examining several of the key challenges SaaS providers currently face (or will face) in the near future due to increasing complexity. Uncover valuable tips, like how to identify SaaS performance issues and put the right tools and services in place to ensure consistent performance.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 18 Nov 2016

Catchpoint Systems Inc.

Argos Leverages APIs to Boost Mobile and Digital Retail Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how Argos enabled secure digital retail and seamless integrations across a variety mobile devices and platforms by implementing an API-based strategy to build apps in both open and closed development communities.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

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.

Integrating Multiple SaaS Platforms and Instances
sponsored by Accenture
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the key challenges of integrating SaaS, including multiple instances of the same SaaS platform within a single company. Discover essential tips for migrating to a hybrid cloud architecture from legacy, on-premise systems and learn how API-led connectivity can aid in multiple SaaS integration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Accenture

How to Ensure Quality Content Delivery in a Mobile World
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Delivery high quality content to screens all over the world is taxing, especially considering the plethora of devices being used to access it in today's highly mobile world. Learn what important factors media and broadcasters need to take into consideration when deciding on a content delivery platform.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

The Platform Transformation: How IoT Will Change IT and When
sponsored by PTC
EBOOK: This O'Reilly Media report explores key considerations for future-proofing elements of the IT stack and smoothing the transition to IoT components. Discover how IoT initiatives are expected to affect various layers of the IT stack, including data management, APIs, IoT apps, analytics, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

PTC

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

Orchestrating Harmony between Middleware, Apps, and Operating Systems
sponsored by GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, Tom Nolle discusses how to take a middleware-focused approach to app lifecycle management practices. Uncover helpful advice for selecting middleware tools and managing OS and middleware platforms in the cloud. Plus, learn about the critical relationship between ALM, DevOps, and orchestration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
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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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