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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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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

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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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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

Mendix

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

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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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PowWow

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

Evaluating Full Lifecycle API Management Platforms
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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.
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MuleSoft

Digital Transformation Report: Enterprise API Strategies and More
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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
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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 Monetize Your Data
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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.
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Yellowfin

What's in Your Mobile App Dev Toolbox?
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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.
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OutSystems

How to Extract the Most Value from Your Mobile App Development Process
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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

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

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.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

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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

HelpSystems

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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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

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Designing a Modern Enterprise Architecture
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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
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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.
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Metavine

Why Officially Supported Clients aren't Optional in API Projects
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Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

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Integrating Multiple SaaS Platforms and Instances
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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.
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Accenture

Orchestrating Harmony between Middleware, Apps, and Operating Systems
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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.
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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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