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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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Argos Leverages APIs to Boost Mobile and Digital Retail Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to discover how Argos enabled secure digital retail and seamless integrations across a variety mobile devices and platforms by implementing an API-based strategy to build apps in both open and closed development communities.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

APIs: Enhancing Retail, Mobile, and Integration Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how an API-based strategy is essential to multichannel, cross-device access to essential data for developers – whether they be in-house, partners, or affiliates. Discover how companies like Netflix, Expedia, and Citibank are leveraging APIs to accelerate their mobile strategies, transform partner integrations, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

API Management Platforms: Seamless Integration between Physical and Digital Worlds
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how an API management platform provides seamless integration across multiple channels and ensures easy communication between your company and its employees, customers, and partners. Find out how retail companies like Coca Cola have already started to leverage APIs to change the transaction experience and boost customer relations.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Integrating Multiple SaaS Platforms and Instances
sponsored by Accenture
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the key challenges of integrating SaaS, including multiple instances of the same SaaS platform within a single company. Discover essential tips for migrating to a hybrid cloud architecture from legacy, on-premise systems and learn how API-led connectivity can aid in multiple SaaS integration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Accenture

The Platform Transformation: How IoT Will Change IT and When
sponsored by PTC
EBOOK: This O'Reilly Media report explores key considerations for future-proofing elements of the IT stack and smoothing the transition to IoT components. Discover how IoT initiatives are expected to affect various layers of the IT stack, including data management, APIs, IoT apps, analytics, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

PTC

Best Practices for Microservices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how many organizations are laying a foundation for continuous innovation and agility by adopting microservice architectures. Discover how to build a highly productive, unified integration framework for microservices that creates a seamless app network with API-led connectivity.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

Approaching Agility as a Strategic Imperative
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to direct your digital transformation towards realizing the goal of increased agility as a strategic imperative. Access now to discover some of the keys to this transformation, like leveraging reusable assets like APIs and integration templates, deploying a unified integration platform in the cloud, and more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 11 Oct 2016

MuleSoft

The Top 3 Monitoring Challenges IT Faces
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: IT's visibility into applications both in-house and in the cloud is more important and more difficult than ever. Discover the top 3 monitoring challenges facing IT teams today and how to overcome them.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

AppNeta

Using Hybrid Cloud Strategy to Drive Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 72% of businesses in the United States have adopted a cloud-first approach to new service deployment. This analysis outlines the business value of a hybrid cloud strategies and how advisors can help businesses realize that value. Take a look at the benefit of integrating a hybrid environment in the enterprise and what to look for in a provider.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

How to Keep up with Governance, Risk, and Compliance in the face of Faster App Development
sponsored by SearchMicroservices
EBOOK: This handbook explores how to implement holistic governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) for SOA and microservices by leveraging ALM, APIs, and Web Services Security. Learn more about microservices and how they're changing the world of app security.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

SearchMicroservices

Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

MuleSoft

The API Management Playbook: Understanding Solutions for API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: APIs are critical to help enterprises keep up with the rising volume, scale, and volatility of customer-facing apps, but you can only get maximum value out of APIs if you have a strategy in place to manage and coordinate their deployment. Discover how to develop a formal strategy to create, secure, manage, and optimize APIs at enterprise scale.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Are Low-Code Platforms Fast and Scalable?
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a low-code platform can enable rapid app development while enabling growth in complexity and scale in an integrated and easy-to-manage way. Additionally, explore testimonials shared by organizations that have experienced the benefits of a low-code platform for themselves.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

K2

Orchestrating Harmony between Middleware, Apps, and Operating Systems
sponsored by GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, Tom Nolle discusses how to take a middleware-focused approach to app lifecycle management practices. Uncover helpful advice for selecting middleware tools and managing OS and middleware platforms in the cloud. Plus, learn about the critical relationship between ALM, DevOps, and orchestration.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.

Why Integrating a Hybrid Environment is Now a CIO Core Competency
sponsored by Attenda
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how various CIOs have successfully architected efficient hybrid IT environments. Discover how they leveraged APIs to integrate legacy apps and processes, used master data management to move data between systems, and more.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Attenda

The Changing Face of Database Administration and Cloud-Based DBaaS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine some of the different Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offerings. Learn about the effect DevOps is having on database administration, the possibilities for Hadoop analytics in the cloud, alternatives to AWS database services, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The State of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Cloud computing is the way of the future. As this technology continues to grow, there is debate surrounding the best approaches to utilizing the cloud computing, while basic and advanced skills are in high demand. Learn about the current state of cloud computing and what to expect in the near future.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How to Strike a Balance When Buying App Integration Tools
sponsored by SearchSOA.com
EBOOK: This expert buyer's guide helps you assess and select app integration tools for improved workflow management on both a service and a component level. Uncover insightful tips for adapting your integration strategy to a growing architecture, creating a unified software approach, and more.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

SearchSOA.com

Unified Workspace eBook
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: Unified Workspace is designed to provide a technology-independent user experience that securely connects users to a comprehensive selection of files, applications, and reporting tools. Learn how Unified Workspace can provide a simple, consistent interface across devices, increased productivity, reduced costs and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Lenovo Software

Extending Functionality with Microsoft Azure APIs and IoT Devices
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about two key features of Microsoft Azure. First, explore APIs that can optimize your cloud apps' functionality. Then, learn about the forthcoming IoT suite that can help you prepare for the rapidly approaching future of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

Microsoft

Navigating and Defining Requirements for Mobile App Development
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores best practices for defining mobile app requirements. Learn about the importance of representational state transfer principles today and how mobile and cloud apps are pushing APIs forward.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

OutSystems

Best Practices for Building Mobile Apps in the Cloud
sponsored by OutSystems
EGUIDE: In this 3-part expert e-guide, learn how mobile cloud and native apps compare from the developer's perspective. You'll also explore ways to overcome the problem of developing mobile apps that run across many devices, and how HTML5 can provide a less complex and costly alternative.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

OutSystems

Taking a Mobile-First Approach to Development
sponsored by Magnet
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide examines how to start a mobile-first development approach and provides insight on working with mobile push notifications. Read on to learn expert answers to frequently asked questions.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Magnet

APIs for Dummies
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Modern business ecosystems need to rethink their approach to innovation and integration. Access this e-book for a guide to applying the power of APIs to business challenges ranging from changing business models to embracing a world of devices and sensors.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

IBM

API Essentials: Defining the Basics
sponsored by MuleSoft
VIDEO: This brief video explains API essentials in easy, understandable terms. Access now to discover what an API is, how it functions, and what important roles it plays in your life.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 02 Nov 2015

MuleSoft
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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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