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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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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.
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The Top Six Microservices Patterns: How To Choose The Right Architecture For Your Organization
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Modern Supply Chain Management: An API-Led Connectivity Approach to B2B/EDI
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Opportunity Lost: The True Cost of Not Providing Mobile Business Apps
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Definitive Guide to VDI and Architecturing End-User Computing Solutions
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Best Practices for Microservices
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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.
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How to Mobilize SAP Apps for Use on Any Device
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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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Digital Transformation Report: Enterprise API Strategies and More
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Unified, Hyprid App Integration Platform: API-Led Development Strategies
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SDDC Planning Should Focus on Scalability, Integration
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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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