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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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Deploying Your API Infrastructure: Cloud, On-Premises or Both?
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to approach API management from a usage model perspective, and learn about an end-to-end API management platform that offers secure cloud, on-premise, and hybrid deployment options.
Posted: 08 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

Containers in the Cloud
sponsored by Tata Communications and Intel
EGUIDE: Containers are going to play a growing role in cloud application management. As containers continue to mature, you need to begin adopting containers--if you haven't already--in order to get ahead of your competition. This e-guide gives an in-depth look at how clouds will maximize the benefits of containers.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2017

Tata Communications and Intel

Choosing the Right API Management Platform
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore the main challenges and risks of enabling secure API management. To make sure that your information stays safe while still accelerating development, find out how to enable end-to-end API lifecycle management, security, and governance.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

CitiPower and Powercor Equip Mobile Engineers with Productivity-boosting Apps with CA API Gateway
sponsored by CA Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this case study explore how CitiPower and Powercor utilized an API gateway product to build workplace applications more rapidly and securely. Also, learn how they seamlessly integrated the apps with cloud-based services.
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

Assessing the Impact of Full Lifecycle API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester Research report examines the potential economic impact of the CA API management platform. Uncover the report's key findings and find out how to improve API management and security for fast, efficient app development.
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

CA Technologies

Mobile API Gateway: Improve Mobile App Development, Security, and UX
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to simplify the process of adapting internal data, apps, and security infrastructure for mobile and IoT, and learn about the CA Mobile API Gateway.
Posted: 05 Dec 2017 | Published: 05 Dec 2017

CA Technologies

Service NSW Digitizes and Secures State Services with Flexible API Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies
CASE STUDY: Find out how Service NSW became a leader in delivering secure, federated identity digital services underpinned by an API gateway that facilitates better API management and security.
Posted: 05 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

A Guide to Comprehensive API Testing
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to add automated, data-driven API testing to your software testing and quality assurance processes for modern, microservices-based apps.
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

CA Technologies

Understanding Google Cloud Platform: Architecture
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is Google's public cloud offering on par with AWS and Azure. Before you dive in headfirst, you need to understand that basics of GCP's architecture. This white paper takes you through the various parts of GCP and discusses how it checks key items off the list.
Posted: 27 Nov 2017 | Published: 27 Nov 2017

Global Knowledge

Design Your App Modernization Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: Once you determine that you need to modernize certain apps, the next step is figure out which method best fits your development, whether it's restructuring with PaaS or redesigning with APIs. In this e-guide, explore how to design an app modernization strategy that suits your business's architecture and cloud use.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Red Hat

API-Led App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Explore how to move from monolithic, legacy architectures to modern microservices, containers, and hybrid cloud deployments with API-led development and 3 approaches to app modernization.
Posted: 07 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2017

Red Hat

Digital Innovation through Agile Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn about agile integration and how it ties into continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices. Plus, find out how you can migrate from traditional ESB and SOA to microservices, APIs, and containers.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Red Hat

The API Owner's Manual
sponsored by Red Hat
EBOOK: Find out how to build a successful API program by uncovering 7 best practices pioneered by companies like Netflix, eBay, and AWS.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 01 Nov 2017

Red Hat

APIs: The New Language of Business Collaboration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to capitalize on cloud, mobile, big data, and social computing trends with APIs and learn how to develop, deploy, and maintain APIs throughout their lifecycle.
Posted: 01 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

Red Hat

A 2017 Report on business Connectivity and the State of Integration
sponsored by Dell Boomi
RESEARCH CONTENT: Discover how to grow and improve your app integration strategy by exploring 6 areas of interest in this 2017 report on the state of app integration today, the effect of poor integration, and the potential benefits of a fully realized integration strategy.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Dell Boomi

Why The Right APIs Are Critical For Your Cloud's Success
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are growing in importance as they enable the growth of data center apps. Access this white paper to learn how you can leverage APIs to handle basic tasks from a single platform, the benefits they offer, and more.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

Tintri

Dazadi's Journey to SaaS E-commerce and Better Brand Engagement
sponsored by BigCommerce
CASE STUDY: Explore how Dazadi, a home recreation store, supplemented their Amazon channel sales by updating their open source platform and migrating to a SaaS-based e-commerce offering.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

BigCommerce

2017 Apache Kafka Report
sponsored by Confluent
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the driving factors behind Apache Kafka adoption as well as how organizations are applying it to stream processing, data integration, data pipelines, and even microservices architectures.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

Confluent

DevOps-Ready IT: Accelerate Software Delivery for Success in the Digital Economy
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Getting new software applications and updates to market is the key to gaining a competitive advantage in the digital economy. Access this white paper to learn why many organizations are turning to a DevOps approach and how it results in faster, more reliable software delivery, consequent cost savings, and faster time to value.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Mobile Application Development at the Speed of Business with Containers
sponsored by Red Hat
EBOOK: Discover how to use container and cloud technologies to build quality mobile apps quickly. Learn how to power your native and mobile app development initiatives with microservices, enterprise-grade containers, DevOps, APIs, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 05 Oct 2017

Red Hat

Innovating Customer Service with Container Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how technology is shifting to meet the future challenges of travel with flexible application infrastructure for better response times and increased customer satisfaction.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Do IT Teams Need UX Professionals to Deliver Great User Experiences?
sponsored by Mendix
WHITE PAPER: In order for your application to deliver the best user experience (UX), you need to have a deep understanding of your users, their needs, and their behaviors. How many UX professionals does your team need to deliver consistently and at scale? Read on to find out.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 15 Sep 2017

Mendix

Why Artificial Intelligence is the Next Big Boom in Mobile
sponsored by Alpha Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how AI could potentially impact mobile app development and learn about the factors currently driving the shift towards combining AI, sensors, and mobile apps.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

Alpha Software Inc.

Is Your Cloud Delivering What Your Customers And Stakeholders Need?
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: A cloud service provider is the way for independent software vendors to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive market. This Frost & Sullivan white paper identifies five attributes to look for when evaluating a cloud service provider to support your software development businesses.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2017

Microsoft

Composable Infrastructure Overview
sponsored by VeriStor
EGUIDE: Composable infrastructure, or disaggregation, undoes traditional resource grouping, enabling you to mix and match resources as needed to meet specific workload demands. Access this e-guide to learn how composable infrastructure, its limitations, and the type of impact it will have on your organization.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

VeriStor
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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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