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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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API Management Designed for the Cloud: Getting Started
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a multi-tenant cloud-based service for API development. Access this white paper to learn how to rapidly design, secure, manage, and analyze APIs to reach both internal and external developers.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

IBM

Infographic: The Total Economic Impact of API Management Technology
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The following infographic contains findings on the financial impact of API management technology. Learn how to deliver substantial ROI while efficiently managing APIs with various skill levels.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

The Total Economic Impact of API Management Investments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Top analysts have provided a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of API management tools. Read on and discover how to support API management initiatives that bolster productivity, increase revenue, and improve the user experience.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

CA Technologies.

Simplify and Mobilize Any Business Workflow Securely by Next Week
sponsored by Citrix and Capriza
WEBCAST: In this webinar, you'll learn what it takes to rapidly design and securely deploy apps for your critical business workflows. View now to gain the opportunity to watch as a customized app is designed and deployed in 10 minutes, without the need for complex APIs or writing code.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Premieres: Sep 22, 2015

Citrix and Capriza

Guide for Developers: WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book highlights how best to configure enterprise application security to fit your organization, and serves as an outline for using the WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Liberty profile along with the WebSphere Application Server Developer Tools for Eclipse.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

IBM

Better Collaboration for New Era of Application Integration
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert guide discusses how you can develop app integration strategies suited for today's increasingly complex IT environment.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 14 Aug 2015

IBM

API Strategy and Architecture: A Coordinated Approach
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines best practices for designing results-focused APIs that can form the cornerstone of your API program's success.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

An Enterprise Architect’s Guide to API Integration for ESB and SOA
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is an enterprise architect's guide to API integration for ESB and SOA, providing an overview of the app economy and enabling you to better understand API management in action. Read on to explore a number of ways that a powerful API management solution can streamline and empower your enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

API Management—Enabling Digital Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why applications are the key to the digitization of healthcare, holding the potential to power the patient experience, fuel operational efficiencies, and enable collaboration between providers. In addition, read on to learn how the right API management solution can enable your healthcare imperatives.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

The Chief Digital Officer’s Guide to Digital Transformation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines four steps to consider when addressing the digital evolution in your business. Read on to discover how APIs are a key part to many digital trends by connecting mobile apps, cloud platforms, partners, and IoT devices to enterprise data.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

CA Technologies.

A Guide to REST and API Design
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Representational State Transfer (REST) is a web architecture style with universal constraints, enabling developers to build interfaces that can be used from nearly any device or operating system. This informative resource is packed with information on leveraging REST and API design to build applications that can last a long time.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CA Technologies.

Digging Into Quality: API Best Practices, Problems, and Advice
sponsored by Axway
EGUIDE: Considering the heavy burdens carried by many APIs, it's surprising how many are rushed through development without adequate testing. In this e-guide, you'll discover valuable planning and testing approaches to help you to easily avoid inefficient development cycles and high defect rates.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Axway

Data Agility Underpins Success for Financial Institutions in the Digital Economy
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Organizations with data agility will be the winners; but how do you get there? In this white paper, IDC explains how financial institutions develop greater data agility, increasing revenue and demonstrating innovation. Click here to discover effective ways to use API technology to open new channels.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Axway

What the Mobile Customer Service Experience Should be
sponsored by Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover the key to excelling in customer service, with particular attention paid to reaching customers through mobile devices. Read now to devise your own mobile customer service strategy and uncover how to design an app that will add value to any customer relationship.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

Interactive Intelligence, Inc.

Top 10 API Security Considerations
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top 10 considerations for security architects looking to tackle one of today's biggest security challenges: APIs.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Axway

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

The New Innovation Economy of Data, APIs, Mobile Apps and the Internet of Things
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how companies are using PaaS solutions to harness the power of the Internet of Things and drive an explosion of new economic activity.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Five Simple Symbols You Should Know to Unlock Your PowerShell Potential
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to uncover and learn about the five sysmbols regularly used in PowerShell and become well-equipped to follow the logic of many cmd scripts.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn how opening APIs to developers outside of the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and unexpected ways—without requiring a direct investment in app development. Read on to learn 5 key ways that smart enterprises attract and nurture top third-party developer talent.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

The API Revolution: What it means for Data Center Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: DCIM delivers the greatest value when it can effectively manage the data being generated in the data center—and integrate with other enterprise systems. API's are proving to be the key. This must-read paper outlines the expanding role of APIs and how to use them to simplify DCIM integration and extend value.
Posted: 15 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

Emerson

Five Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: This guide provides an overview of the unique risk profile of APIs and offers 5 simple solutions to counter common threats to their security.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

A How-to Guide to OAuth & API Security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a complete breakdown of OAuth and discover how you can make OAuth implementation easy for your enterprise.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

5 Pillars of API Management with CA Technologies
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn about each of the 5 pillars API management.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

DevOps on IBM z Systems E-guide
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains why adopting DevOps can result in more efficient and effective applications with continuous process improvement. Read now to ensure that any changes and enhancements to software are based on real customer feedback.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM

S3 API: What is Required to Build Compatible Storage
sponsored by Cloudian
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, discover the benefits of S3 as well as the compatibility concerns you need to keep in mind.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

Cloudian
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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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