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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 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.
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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

MuleSoft

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

MuleSoft

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

MuleSoft

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.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 22 Mar 2017

AppGyver

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.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

PowWow

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

AppGyver

Definitive Guide to VDI and Architecturing End-User Computing Solutions
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EBOOK: This e-book dives into infrastructure design for VDI and end-user computing (EUC) environments, and covers the points that you will have to consider during your EUC infrastructure design process. Read on to learn all about architectural principles, infrastructure alternatives, and storage types.
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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.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017

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.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

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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.
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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.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017

Puppet

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

MuleSoft

Best Practices for Integrating Business Process Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement integrated business process management (BPM) by using an API-led strategy. Uncover best practices for BPM design and learn how to overcome common BPM challenges, create API-led connectivity through a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

How to Mobilize SAP Apps for Use on Any Device
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VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn how to mobilize a SAP app hosted on a XenApp Server. Discover how to transform desktop apps seamlessly and securely into native mobile apps for devices like smart phones, wearables, and tablets.
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Build, Run, and Analyze Native Mobile Apps Easily
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VIDEO: Web, Windows, Java – whatever kind of apps you have, your organization may be looking to implement a streamlined modernization and development strategy for extending these apps to mobile. Watch this brief video to explore how to leverage software containers, APIs, and machine learning in order to build, run, and analyze native mobile apps.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Premiered: 15 Feb 2017

PowWow

Enterprise Mobility Platform with Enterprise-Grade Security
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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

PowWow

Microservices and SOA: Overcome Modern Integration Challenges
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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

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.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

Tasktop

Solving the Healthcare Interoperability Crisis with APIs
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EGUIDE: Creating interoperability of health information systems is harder than it needs to be. In this e-guide, explore the health IT interoperability problem and how APIs might be a possible solution.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Medfusion

BPM-Led Strategies for App Modernization and Robotic Process Automation
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert consultant Tom Nolle explores how organizations can leverage BPM to modernize legacy apps effectively. Discover how workflows, APIs, and microservices fit into this framework and your modernization implementation. Plus, learn how BPM will support robotic process automation for the evolving world of IoT and mobile.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

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SDDC Planning Should Focus on Scalability, Integration
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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.
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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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