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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 are Different than Integration
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WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, we explore API-centric architecture in detail and examine some of the important implications of the movement to the API-centric architecture that is underway in enterprise application development today.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

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APIs for Dummies: How to accelerate your business with APIs
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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
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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

UpCounsel Launches Virtual Law Platform in the Cloud
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CASE STUDY: Dive into this brief case study to learn about the cloud provider that UpCounsel selected to scale with them. Explore the amount of flexibility UpCounsel achieved from this cloud provider – with an open API, spinning up servers at the click of a button, cloud storage, load balancing and provisioning up and down, UpCounsel is set up for success.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Rackspace

The Service Innovation Mandate in Telecommunications
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WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the key strategies telecommunications companies can pursue in order to most fully capitalize on the opportunities afforded by APIs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

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

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General information when developing for iOS
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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

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Laying the Groundwork for API Projects
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EGUIDE: Learn the two must have API tool capabilities and the steps to a successful API project from industry experts in this e-guide. Download and read now to arm yourself with valuable knowledge to overcome challenges and avoid snags during the implementation of an API strategy.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

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IBM Worklight Foundation
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RESOURCE: Having a single platform to develop, test, manage, and secure your mobile web, native, and hybrid apps is essential to efficiency. View this resource to find out about one system that offers a streamlined desktop, including a free trial of this software. Also find tutorials, sample coding, and a developer question and answer.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

IBM

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Development Talent for Your Open APIs
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WHITE PAPER: Using APIs to open up on-premise databases and applications allows developers to build apps that enhance value. Access this informative whitepaper to discover the 5 ways to get mobile app developer talent. Read on to discover the key to create new revenue streams and expand customer reach without sacrificing quality.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

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IBM Cloud and SoftLayer: High-peformance Computing
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VIDEO: View this brief video to learn about an alternative to the usual economics of HPC that provides a flexible, cloud-based network ready to tackle the demands of your HPC workload with no need for time-consuming deployment. Learn how you can ramp up, scale back, and not waste time doing it.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 16 Jul 2014

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Behavior-Driven Development: Agile Testing with Red Hat JBoss BRMS
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WHITE PAPER: This informative resource dives into one middleware solution that can help with rules-based app challenges. View now to find out how this system can increase speed to market thanks to business analysts and software developers using the same tools, and how you can reduce the gap between what the business wants and what IT delivers.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

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Tutorial Series for IBM Bluemix and DevOps services - Free!
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RESOURCE: View this resource now to discover one suite of services that will help your DevOps team from start to finish with Java, Web IDE, Eclipse, and more. Also find out how this platform can help you with tracking and planning DevOps services.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IBM

Agility and Control with Scalr Cloud Management Platform
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, discover how this particular cloud management platform (CMP) delivers a balance for both the development of cloud infrastructure and IT control.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 13, 2014

Scalr

Is HTML5 The Way to Go?
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EGUIDE: HTML5 has led the way in popularizing mobile platforms, and some developers believe this renders native applications useless. In this expert e-guide, learn when to choose a hybrid, HTML5, or native application.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

IBM

APIs: The Great Opportunity Beyond Mobile and the Open Enterprise
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WEBCAST: In this webcast, Forrester Research, Inc. VP and Principal Analyst, Randy Heffner, discusses key strategies for extending APIs within the enterprise while leveraging and enhancing key benefits of SOA technologies.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 7, 2014

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Eliminate Integration Self-maintenance with Pre-built, Packaged Integrations
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WHITE PAPER: Access this data sheet that highlights a portfolio of integration tools that provides pre-built, packaged integrations and connectors and eliminates the need to own or manage any on-premise integration middleware or servers.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

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Fueling the Enterprise: From Legacy Systems to Internal APIs
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WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how Comcast went from days-long data sharing processes to just 30 minutes' lead time, all with internal APIs.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Oct 24, 2013

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It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the endless possibilities of implementing mobile initiatives into your business while keeping security initiatives in mind.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

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News Corp Australia: How APIs Deliver Exceptional User Experience
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WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how News Corp Australia, a leading news organization in Australia, relies on APIs as the single thread for unification to deliver optimal user experience. News Corp Australia's lead API program manager will share high volume results and explain how APIs can benefit your business alike.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2014

Intel® Services

How Effective is Cloud-Provided Encryption?
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RESOURCE: This blog post points out the issues surrounding cloud-provided encryption, and outlines why not all solutions are created equal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

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3 Threats to Cloud Data, and How to Address Them
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RESOURCE: In this resource, uncover the three major threats to cloud computing according to the Cloud Security Alliance, and learn about the best ways to protect your organization against malicious threats.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

CipherCloud

How a Healthy API Program Can Accelerate Innovation and Increase Revenue
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WEBCAST: Some leaders in healthcare are using APIs as a secure way to share data and easily create offerings that provide new revenue, improve processes, and enhance patient care. View this webcast that walks you through how one healthcare organization boosted business development efforts with a well-managed API program.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2014

Intel® Services

Build an Android app using the IBM Mobile Data for Bluemix cloud service
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WEBCAST: Discover how the IBM Mobile Data for Bluemix service can store, delete, update and query objects stored in the cloud.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 21, 2014

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Build an Android app using the MobileData cloud service
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WEBCAST: Watch this video to learn how to augment a simple Android application with functionality provided by IBM Bluemix.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 21, 2014

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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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