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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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How to Mobilize SAP Apps for Use on Any Device
sponsored by PowWow
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn how to mobilize a SAP app hosted on a XenApp Server. Discover how to transform desktop apps seamlessly and securely into native mobile apps for devices like smart phones, wearables, and tablets.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Premiered: 15 Feb 2017


Build, Run, and Analyze Native Mobile Apps Easily
sponsored by PowWow
VIDEO: Web, Windows, Java – whatever kind of apps you have, your organization may be looking to implement a streamlined modernization and development strategy for extending these apps to mobile. Watch this brief video to explore how to leverage software containers, APIs, and machine learning in order to build, run, and analyze native mobile apps.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Premiered: 15 Feb 2017


SDDC Planning Should Focus on Scalability, Integration
sponsored by VMWare and CenturyLink
EGUIDE: No one vendor can offer you a complete software-defined data center (SDDC). You have to get parts from multiple vendors and make the SDDC yourself to suit your business needs. Access this e-guide to why you need to make scalability and integration the focus points of your SDDC planning, and how to keep that focus when dealing with multiple vendors.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

VMWare and CenturyLink

Enterprise Mobility Platform with Enterprise-Grade Security
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to accelerate mobile development, connect new apps to third party data sources and APIs, and modernize any enterprise app or workflow. Discover how to leverage existing APIs and containers to design, build, and deploy personalized, intelligent, and secure apps that run anywhere, on any device, and on any OS.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016


Microservices and SOA: Overcome Modern Integration Challenges
sponsored by SearchMicroservices
EBOOK: Microservices and other new technologies make modern integration increasingly complex. Learn how to overcome integration problems when merging new and old infrastructures by leveraging APIs, software containers, continuous engineering, and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

SearchMicroservices

How to Set Your Apps Apart with Mobile DevOps and the Cloud
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to empower development teams with tools that deliver high-quality mobile experiences. Uncover 6 key requirements for getting past common mobile development obstacles and learn how to gauge mobile users' expectations, leverage DevOps to simplify mobile delivery, and add the power of the cloud to your mobile initiatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Evaluating Full Lifecycle API Management Platforms
sponsored by MuleSoft
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Magic Quadrant report evaluates 19 vendors who offer full lifecycle API management platforms to help you find the best fit for your digital strategy. Discover which platforms emerged as the leaders, plus find out what it means to derive value form the API economy and learn how APIs will help shape development for smart devices and IoT.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Digital Transformation Report: Enterprise API Strategies and More
sponsored by MuleSoft
RESEARCH CONTENT: This extensive report explores the top digital transformation trends and examines which technologies are helping IT decision makers close the delivery gap. Discover how IT pros are keeping up with the sheer volume of incoming projects like app integrations, APIs are empowering companies to achieve digital transformation success, and more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

MuleSoft

Unified, Hyprid App Integration Platform: API-Led Development Strategies
sponsored by MuleSoft
EBOOK: This e-book explores how real-world organizations such as Spotify, The State of Colorado, Sutter Health, Sur La Table, and others have leveraged a platform to build a network of data, devices, and apps with an API-led approach for radically faster integrations.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Feb 2017

MuleSoft

How to Leverage an Automated Framework for Container-Based App Development
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: APIs, DevOps, microservices, and automation – they're all fueling faster innovation, but does your organization have a way to bring all of these tools together for simplified app development? Watch this video to explore how to leverage an automated framework and empower users with container-based continuous integration and delivery capabilities.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Premiered: 03 Oct 2016

Red Hat

Microservices in the Cloud: Why, When, and How
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WEBCAST: In this in-depth webcast, VP Boris Scholl explores the basic concepts of microservices and the factors that are driving their popularity. Discover how to get started with microservices in conjunction with containers, API management, Oracle cloud, and a DevOps workflow.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Nov 29, 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

From Macrosystems to Microservices: Lightweight Development with the Oracle Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESEARCH CONTENT: Examine the emerging practices, tools, and architectures that are changing the face of software development, including microservices and lightweight development, APIs, automation tools, and cloud-native apps. Plus, discover how to leverage the Oracle cloud and containers to create more collaborative, integrated, and efficient development practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Digital Transformation: A Java-Based Platform for App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with a Java EE-based platform for app modernization that provides support for both legacy and cloud-native apps. You'll learn how to implement Agile, DevOps, API management, and continuous integration/continuous delivery processes for your modernization efforts.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

What's in Your Mobile App Dev Toolbox?
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: Mobile application success comes down to having the right strategy in place and the right tools at your disposal. This essential guide explores the 8 factors that dictate enterprise mobile app success and takes you inside 3 enterprise mobile app stories, why these apps saw success, and how to replicate it for yourself.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 04 Jan 2017

OutSystems

How to Extract the Most Value from Your Mobile App Development Process
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: Over the next few years, mobile user experience is going to play a larger role in determining a business' success. Learn why user experience needs to stay a top priority at every stage of the app lifecycle and how to select the best mobile app development platform for your business needs.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 04 Jan 2017

OutSystems

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

Why Integrating a Hybrid Environment is Now a CIO Core Competency
sponsored by Attenda
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how various CIOs have successfully architected efficient hybrid IT environments. Discover how they leveraged APIs to integrate legacy apps and processes, used master data management to move data between systems, and more.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Attenda

The Changing Face of Database Administration and Cloud-Based DBaaS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine some of the different Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offerings. Learn about the effect DevOps is having on database administration, the possibilities for Hadoop analytics in the cloud, alternatives to AWS database services, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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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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