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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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The Need for Speed: 5 Ways to Get Mobile Apps in the Workplace Faster
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enable both seasoned developers and LOB users to build critical business apps quickly without the high costs and delays of coding. Discover 5 make-or-break features for an efficient mobile app development platform.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

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Drive Productivity and Efficiency by Optimizing Mobile User Experiences
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RESEARCH CONTENT: This Ovum report examines how Capriza's mobility platform can easily enable you to develop key mobile apps across any number of devices for a dynamic workforce. Discover how to optimize important workflows by increasing access to your data and transforming legacy apps without any code or APIs.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

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7 Habits of Highly Effective API and Service Management
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EBOOK: This e-book explores how to design powerful APIs that leverage existing services and manage APIs more effectively throughout their lifecycle at scale. Learn about the key criteria for selecting an API management platform and 7 habits that lead to successful API-led strategies.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

MuleSoft

Mobile-Enabling Field Service Teams for Immediate Financial Impact
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to mobile-enable key workflows and business apps for smartphones and other devices field services personnel use on site. Discover real world examples of how to extend apps out to mobile in a cost-effective, expedient, and secure way.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Capriza

Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service Vendor Comparison
sponsored by MuleSoft
ANALYST REPORT: Application leaders are being tasked with integrating hybrid application portfolios and providing easy access to the data within those systems. Access this Gartner report to learn about the iPaaS market, where certain vendors stand, and how to evaluate vendors yourself based on what the experts look for.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Cloud Strategy Optimization
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EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the issues your organization faces in optimizing your cloud strategy. Learn how cloud and DevOps are coming together to solve each other's problem areas, and how to optimize your cloud performance while minimizing costs.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

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6 Tips to Increase DevOps Collaboration and Improve Performance
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores what it takes to create good DevOps teams and prevent communication breakdowns. Uncover 6 tips for building your DevOps performance pipeline and delivering heightened value to you end users.
Posted: 30 Mar 2017 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

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The 8 Best Programming Languages for Enterprise Development
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EGUIDE: Whether your development is web-centric or cloud-based, this expert e-guide helps you evaluate programming languages and app frameworks for targeting back-end apps. From increasingly popular languages like Python to tried-and-true, established ones like JavaScript, uncover a comparison of 8 back-end programming languages.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

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The Top Six Microservices Patterns: How To Choose The Right Architecture For Your Organization
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WHITE PAPER: A lot of organizations are dragging their heels when it comes to adopting microservices because they see it as having a one-size-fits-all architecture. In reality, it's much more flexible. This white paper approaches microservices as a series of overlapping patterns from which you can pick and choose to adopt depending on your unique situation.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

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Value Chain Disruption In Insurance: The Road To Insurance As A Platform
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to keep up with the need for speed in today's insurance market. Discover how API-led connectivity enables Insurance-as-a-Service and helps deliver on the accelerated promise of multichannel strategies and partnerships.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

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Project Nightingale: An API-Led Revolution in Retail IT
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EBOOK: This e-book presents a hypothetical retail business and follows their journey to meet customer expectations and deliver business agility. Discover how to take a new approach to integration with API-led connectivity and microservices architectures to tackle digital transformation challenges and deliver modern, personalized customer experiences.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

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Open Banking and the Future of Financial Services: Will You Survive or Thrive?
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines what Open Banking is and explores the disruptive role that APIs will play in the future of financial services. Learn about the developing relationship between the API economy and banking, 3 challenges to Open Banking, Banking-as-a-Service and API-led connectivity, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Modern Supply Chain Management: An API-Led Connectivity Approach to B2B/EDI
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage API-led connectivity to tackle the challenges of modern supply chain management. Discover how to leverage a RESTful API and microservices-based approach for B2B/enterprise data integration and mitigate the headaches of collaboration across complex production environments.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

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Overcome 5 Objections to Using Visual App Development
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to tackle modern mobile app challenges by leveraging visual, low-code app development. Discover the top 5 objections against visual app development platforms and learn how to overcome them to accelerate and simplify your development initiatives.
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Opportunity Lost: The True Cost of Not Providing Mobile Business Apps
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage rapid mobile app development (RMAD) to meet the rising demands for mobility, usability, and availability. Discover how to empower LOB users with apps that boost productivity and accelerate development without driving up the costs.
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Building Mission Critical Mobile Apps Faster
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement low-code rapid mobile app development (RMAD) to create all of the mobile apps you need to empower workers handling mobile devices every day. Discover how a visual app development platform enables LOB users to help mobilize your organization for an increasingly digital and fast paced world.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

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5 Ways to Get Your Team on Board for Rapid Mobile App Development
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at 5 common objections against low-code, visual app development platforms and how organizations are succeeding with mobile app development. Discover how to facilitate a modern software lifecycle and enable rapid development for the age of digitalization.
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AppGyver

Building a REST Infrastructure for Database Access
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WHITE PAPER: Explore ways a REST architecture can support API integration across systems as mobile and web- and mobile-based services proliferate.
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Transforming IT to Drive High-Velocity Innovation
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WEBCAST: In 2014, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched a multi-year transformation program to dramatically improve their IT team's responsiveness to the MIT community, enabling better support of innovation. MIT Director of Platform Engagement, Olu Brown shares the MIT formula for high-velocity innovation.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Premiered: Mar 10, 2017

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Custom App Development and Integrations for Your Fintech Needs
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WHITE PAPER: Diversifying the apps and services you offer can open up a number of critical business opportunities, but it can also be incredibly taxing on your development teams and IT. Discover how a partnership can help you enable rapid app development, custom fintech app integrations, DevOps practices, and more.
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Geek Guide: Containers 101
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EBOOK: This guide defines what containers are, how they work, and how developers can use them for rapid development initiatives. Learn about how to optimize the value of containers, what's involved in managing them, how configuration management applies to them, and more.
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Zero-Downtime Updates for Critical Applications
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WEBCAST: Is it possible to achieve zero-downtime for your critical applications? Access this webcast to learn about a method to update your critical applications and take back control of your apps without having to deal with reboots or loss of productivity.
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Composable Infrastructure Bridges Traditional and New IT Gap
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WHITE PAPER: Traditional infrastructures are struggling to deal with modern workloads and building them up isn't getting the job done. Access this white paper to learn about composable infrastructure and how it will benefit your organization in the form of future-proofing.
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Best Practices for Microservices
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WEBCAST: This webcast explores the concept of microservices, defining what they are, how to implement them, and how to optimize their value. Uncover microservices best practices and learn from a series of experts how to leverage APIs, enable continuous delivery, optimize automation, implement a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Premiered: Feb 10, 2017

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The Hard Truth About Integrating Software Development Tools
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EBOOK: This e-book explores how to enable seamless app integrations for development and delivery tools. Learn about database-level vs. API-led integration strategies and discover how third-party integrations can help connect the software lifecycle for stronger, simpler development initiatives.
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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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