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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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Enterprise Mobility Platform with Enterprise-Grade Security
sponsored by PowWow
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to accelerate mobile development, connect new apps to third party data sources and APIs, and modernize any enterprise app or workflow. Discover how to leverage existing APIs and containers to design, build, and deploy personalized, intelligent, and secure apps that run anywhere, on any device, and on any OS.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016


Microservices and SOA: Overcome Modern Integration Challenges
sponsored by SearchMicroservices
EBOOK: Microservices and other new technologies make modern integration increasingly complex. Learn how to overcome integration problems when merging new and old infrastructures by leveraging APIs, software containers, continuous engineering, and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

SearchMicroservices

How to Set Your Apps Apart with Mobile DevOps and the Cloud
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to empower development teams with tools that deliver high-quality mobile experiences. Uncover 6 key requirements for getting past common mobile development obstacles and learn how to gauge mobile users' expectations, leverage DevOps to simplify mobile delivery, and add the power of the cloud to your mobile initiatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Microsoft

Evaluating Full Lifecycle API Management Platforms
sponsored by MuleSoft
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Magic Quadrant report evaluates 19 vendors who offer full lifecycle API management platforms to help you find the best fit for your digital strategy. Discover which platforms emerged as the leaders, plus find out what it means to derive value form the API economy and learn how APIs will help shape development for smart devices and IoT.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Digital Transformation Report: Enterprise API Strategies and More
sponsored by MuleSoft
RESEARCH CONTENT: This extensive report explores the top digital transformation trends and examines which technologies are helping IT decision makers close the delivery gap. Discover how IT pros are keeping up with the sheer volume of incoming projects like app integrations, APIs are empowering companies to achieve digital transformation success, and more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

MuleSoft

Unified, Hyprid App Integration Platform: API-Led Development Strategies
sponsored by MuleSoft
EBOOK: This e-book explores how real-world organizations such as Spotify, The State of Colorado, Sutter Health, Sur La Table, and others have leveraged a platform to build a network of data, devices, and apps with an API-led approach for radically faster integrations.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Feb 2017

MuleSoft

How to Leverage an Automated Framework for Container-Based App Development
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: APIs, DevOps, microservices, and automation – they're all fueling faster innovation, but does your organization have a way to bring all of these tools together for simplified app development? Watch this video to explore how to leverage an automated framework and empower users with container-based continuous integration and delivery capabilities.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Premiered: 03 Oct 2016

Red Hat

Microservices in the Cloud: Why, When, and How
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WEBCAST: In this in-depth webcast, VP Boris Scholl explores the basic concepts of microservices and the factors that are driving their popularity. Discover how to get started with microservices in conjunction with containers, API management, Oracle cloud, and a DevOps workflow.
Posted: 01 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Nov 29, 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

From Macrosystems to Microservices: Lightweight Development with the Oracle Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
RESEARCH CONTENT: Examine the emerging practices, tools, and architectures that are changing the face of software development, including microservices and lightweight development, APIs, automation tools, and cloud-native apps. Plus, discover how to leverage the Oracle cloud and containers to create more collaborative, integrated, and efficient development practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Digital Transformation: A Java-Based Platform for App Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate digital transformation initiatives with a Java EE-based platform for app modernization that provides support for both legacy and cloud-native apps. You'll learn how to implement Agile, DevOps, API management, and continuous integration/continuous delivery processes for your modernization efforts.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Red Hat

How to Monetize Your Data
sponsored by Yellowfin
WHITE PAPER: Explore the concepts of direct and indirect data monetization. Discover essential tips for monetizing your data by generating critical insights, leveraging APIs, implementing self-service, and more. Plus, you'll uncover 3 case studies of how companies have already started to put their data to work for them.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Yellowfin

What's in Your Mobile App Dev Toolbox?
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: Mobile application success comes down to having the right strategy in place and the right tools at your disposal. This essential guide explores the 8 factors that dictate enterprise mobile app success and takes you inside 3 enterprise mobile app stories, why these apps saw success, and how to replicate it for yourself.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 04 Jan 2017

OutSystems

How to Extract the Most Value from Your Mobile App Development Process
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: Over the next few years, mobile user experience is going to play a larger role in determining a business' success. Learn why user experience needs to stay a top priority at every stage of the app lifecycle and how to select the best mobile app development platform for your business needs.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 04 Jan 2017

OutSystems

Autodata Speeds the Delivery of Information with API Management
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Autodata implemented an integrated API management platform to simplify key development processes and create new opportunities for IoT. Discover how they leveraged APIs to improve customer service, enhance data security, and more.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Macy's Directs Millennial Traffic with API-led Mobile Development
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how iconic retailer Macy's optimized their mobile app to improve their customer experience. Find out how they increased market share and awareness by creating targeted mobile features for the millennial demographic with an API-led strategy.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

API and Traffic Management: How Bazaarvoice Drove Brand Engagement
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Explore the API-led approach Bazaarvoice implemented, leveraging client side Javascript and mobile apps. Discover how this API grew richer and expanded, leading them to rely on an API management platform to unlock increased scalability, improve customer relationships, create new opportunities for innovation, and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

APIs and Mobile: Creating an Integrated Physical-Digital Consumer Experience
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how retailers are leveraging APIs to improve mobile strategies and enhance consumer engagement. Discover how APIs make your digital assets consumable in any sort of app across a variety of platforms, allowing you to improve customer experiences without sacrificing security for sensitive data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

8 Key API Performance Indicators for Digital Business
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores and defines some of the most common and useful key API performance indicators (KAPIs). Discover how to boost your API management and analytics with KAPIs like registered API keys, usage consistency, queries per second, and 5 more.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Why Officially Supported Clients aren't Optional in API Projects
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: APIs are about more than just coordinating software processes, building code, and integrating the various pieces of app development – they're about community and communication. In this expert e-guide, explore the use of open source and building relationships with officially supported clients to help guide API projects.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

Implementing Proactive API Portfolio Management
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how to create an active, cloud-enabled API portfolio management strategy. Uncover helpful advice for enabling easy multisource integration and discover which tools can help radically improve API management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

API Portfolio Management: Setting Goals for API Success
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert Tom Nolle explains how to improve API portfolio management by setting goals for development, operations and ALM, and compliance. Discover which tools can help build strong API portfolios and uncover useful tips about cloud-based API management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

APIs: Bridging the Bimodal IT Gap
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the concept of bimodal IT examines how APIs can connect its two sides, aligning their different cultures, speeds, strategies, and governance. Discover how APIs help expose critical data and open up its availability, creating an interface for Agile development and IT services.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Nov 18, 2016

TIBCO Software Inc.

SDDC Planning Should Focus on Scalability, Integration
sponsored by VMWare and CenturyLink
EGUIDE: No one vendor can offer you a complete software-defined data center (SDDC). You have to get parts from multiple vendors and make the SDDC yourself to suit your business needs. Access this e-guide to why you need to make scalability and integration the focus points of your SDDC planning, and how to keep that focus when dealing with multiple vendors.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

VMWare and CenturyLink

Designing a Modern Enterprise Architecture
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the key attributes of cloud-connected, modern architectures. Discover how to foster API-centric enterprise architectures and learn about the emergence of progressive web apps, as well as how they're creating new, mobile app-like experiences.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine

Different Approaches to App Modernization and Development
sponsored by Metavine
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine the different approaches to app modernization, including how to leverage the third platform, redesign cloud-native apps, and couple modernization efforts with PaaS. Find out how each of these approaches makes integrating the cloud into your architecture and updating legacy apps an easier, more streamlined process.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Metavine
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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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