New & Notable
API management News
September 06, 2016
Form.io, SearchSOA's Editors' Choice for Innovation, simplifies the creation of front-end business process forms by integrating back-end API data management.
January 22, 2014
Experts share their insights on API development and what architects can do to keep track of the evolving technology.
October 15, 2013
'API economy' is a catchphrase fueled by evidence that APIs are a rapidly expanding economic force.
API management Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Cloud APIs offer self-service and automation. Find out how APIs streamline application development in the cloud and learn about the limitations imposed by a lack of standardization. Continue Reading
Applications change, and the APIs they depend on need to be updated and upgraded accordingly. Developers who know the value of versioning and the basics of numbering improve APIs. Continue Reading
APIs are not just a component you can set and forget. Developers need to plan, create, deploy and monitor APIs to keep them aligned with business needs, as well as know when it's time to retire them. Continue Reading
Evaluate API management Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Why adopt an API management platform? Examine when it makes sense to adopt a platform, and five major ways they can actually assist your DevOps teams. Continue Reading
Plenty of vendors have jumped on the API gateway trend, which can make it difficult to choose the right one for you. We examine the key features of six popular gateway tools. Continue Reading
IoT service-oriented architecture can simplify the process of adjusting an IoT deployment to changes in the real-world by focusing on functionality instead of events. Continue Reading
Manage API management
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
API documentation should be easy to understand -- but how do you accomplish this? Use this quick guide to learn key API documentation components, noteworthy tools and best practices. Continue Reading
Testing microservices gets messy as services are independent and communicate often. Here are tests necessary for microservices, and popular tools developers use to perform them. Continue Reading
IT pros implement IoT devices to create and connect data; however, the lack of one IoT standard protocol counters the ability of IoT devices to work together. Continue Reading
Problem Solve API management Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Navigate the benefits and drawbacks of standard architecture design patterns that aim to diminish microservices deployment and performance miseries. Continue Reading
The more distributed and complex a modern application is, the more likely an API mapping tool should join the developers' arsenal for efficient design and troubleshooting. Continue Reading
APIs are effective, in part, because developers can collaborate on them and make them better. Still, useful APIs are ones that are carefully tracked and secured. Continue Reading