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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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Making the Cloud Connection: Integrating Cloud into the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: In this e-book, you will learn how to enhance your organization using cloud to tap into the API economy, increase the ROI of your existing assets and those to come, as well as future-proofing.
Posted: 22 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

Selecting the Right API Provider Is Critical to Create a High-Quality User Experience for Real-Time Communications
sponsored by Bandwidth
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC Market Spotlight, discover how you can leverage communications API platforms to embed real-time communications directly into your software to enrich core business applications.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

Bandwidth

Omnichannel Strategies and APIs: Redefine Your Customer Relationships
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: New channels and new ways of interacting with customers emerge rapidly – meaning that creating omnichannel strategies is a key to future-proofing your business, not just a differentiator for the here and now. Explore how an API-led approach helps you deliver successful omnichannel customer experiences.
Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 19 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

Accelerating Government IT Innovation With APIs and Microservices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Government IT teams are struggling to keep pace with citizen expectations constantly being raised by the private sector. This white paper proposes a way government agencies can change their IT operating models to an architectural approach focused on APIs and microservices.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

MuleSoft

How to Capitalize on APIs as the Cornerstone of your Online Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: There's been an explosion in the number of public web APIs, and they are offering more value for end users. Learn more about the basics of APIs, and how to grow your business by unlocking the value of your digital assets.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Red Hat

App Builder Demonstration
sponsored by Salesforce
RESOURCE CENTER: You don't need to be a professional developer to build applications anymore. Now anyone in your organization can build an app for any department--without pulling their hair out. Watch these videos to learn how this is possible and why you should consider building custom apps.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

Salesforce

Building an Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Tintri
EBOOK: In order to support both enterprise and cloud‐native applications, you will need an enterprise cloud. This e-book lays out a path to enterprise cloud, pointing out what you should and shouldn't do along the way.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Tintri

Building Modern Apps For The Age Of The Customer
sponsored by Salesforce
EBOOK: What does it take to build a modern app in the age of the customer? This e-book explores a platform that enables you to easily build, connect, optimize, and deploy every kind of app. Find out how anyone in your business--from developers to admins--can build apps.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Salesforce

Pivotal Cloud Foundry and MuleSoft: Partnering for Speed and Agility
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to integrate both legacy and SaaS apps and enhance visibility of all your APIs with unprecedented scalability, agility, strategic reuse of limited assets, and self-service.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

MuleSoft

Evaluate Hybrid Cloud Management Tools for Your Enterprise Needs
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: Use this e-guide as your hybrid cloud management tool evaluation kit. Inside, you will find 3 primary decisions to make with every tool you see, as well as a list of criteria for those tools that catch your eye.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

Splunk

Avoid Human Error with AWS CodeDeploy
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: Want to avoid human error in code deployment? This e-guide covers how you can effectively use AWS CodeDeploy to automate code deployment to your servers and committing avoid manual errors.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Splunk

Monitoring AWS Comes Down to Tool Choice
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: AWS is introducing more features and services to make public cloud more easily manageable. This e-guide explores three of those services to help you get your hands around AWS security and resource configurations.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

Splunk

Cost-Effective AWS Resource Management Best Practices
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: As more organizations shift their attention to managing their AWS resources, best practices have emerged. Access this e-guide to learn how to maximize your AWS ROI, the need to rethink your approach to cloud computing, and more.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Splunk

Enterprise Integration PaaS: How Informatica Compares to Other Vendors
sponsored by INFORMATICA
RESEARCH CONTENT: This 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant explores how to leverage integration PaaS (iPaaS) to implement data, app, API, and process integrations spanning cloud and on-premise endpoints. Discover which enterprise iPaaS providers came out on top and learn how to support a variety of integration scenarios, including B2B, mobile, and more.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

INFORMATICA

Enterprise-grade Container Management An Evaluator's Guide and Checklist
sponsored by Nirmata
WHITE PAPER: Daily management of thousands of mission-critical application microserves is soon going to be a major contributor to modern business success. Access this buyer's guide to learn how to evaluate enterprise-grade container management tools and make the best choices to meet your organization's business needs.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017


Where's the Next Growth Opportunity for Cloud and Hosting Providers?
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get a look at the concepts providing direction to help cloud and managed hosting service providers strategize as to where to place their three- to five-year technology bets.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

NetApp

Max Out Your Hybrid Cloud Benefits
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: If you're like most organizations, you're spreading your IT environment to a hybrid cloud. But you have some difficult decisions to make before jumping in. Access this e-guide to clear operational and management hurdles through resource and cost management.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Splunk

Preparing for PSD2: The Role of Data in the Future of Banking
sponsored by DataStax
WHITE PAPER: To meet the requirements around customer experience from PSD2, the key will be your data management strategies. Learn how to cleanse and integrate your data for a single customer view and reduce the risk of opening up bank systems to third party access.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

DataStax

Market Analysis: Enterprise High-Productivity Application Platform as a Service
sponsored by Mendix
ANALYST REPORT: High-productivity PaaS supports declarative, model-driven design and one-step deployment. This Gartner report analyzes the top 14 vendors in the high-productivity application platform as a service (hpaPaaS) market.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Mendix

Secure DevOps Survival Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you're embarking on a DevOps journey, traditional methods for ensuring app security just won't be able to keep up. This DevOps survival guide explores the elements of accelerated but secure app development. No matter where you are in your journey, uncover critical tactics for implementing secure DevOps.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

An Essential Guide to IoT App Development
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: With varying levels of complexity for endpoints, software, security, and integration, the defining elements of IoT can seem overwhelming. To help guide you through IoT adoption, this paper digs down into the anatomy of IoT and explores how to overcome the challenges of IoT app development.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Mendix

How to Showcase Your Skills and Become a Star Developer
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today's world where coding languages rise and fall at the drop of a hat, it can be difficult to keep up. In this white paper, learn 3 tricks to developing and showcasing your skills not just to succeed now, but to position yourself for success throughout your career.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Mobilizing Legacy Apps: Help IT Tackle a Complex Challenge with a Simple Solution
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to achieve rapid mobile app development (RMAD). Find out how to leverage a mobile-first platform with automated tools to transform any app for mobile and create native apps that run on any device and on any OS.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

PowWow

Big Data Revitalizes IT Operations Analytics
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: IT operations analytics tools have played a significant role in the past, but with big data becoming more prominent, these tools become vital. This e-guide walks you through the recent developments and advancement of IT operations tools. and go from managing crises to simply managing.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Splunk

Taming the Microservices, Containers, and Governance Beast
sponsored by Apcera
EGUIDE: What if there's an easy way to reduce overhead and adapt governance for modern app architectures? In this expert e-guide, explore a distributed, microservices-based approach to governance and learn how to adapt IT for microservices and containers with automation tools.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

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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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