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September 17, 2020
Google Cloud brings low-code application development and API management to its new Business Application Platform, but robotic process automation isn't yet in the mix.
August 26, 2020
August 10, 2020
IBM's OpenAPI Comment Parser gives developers a new tool to simplify the process of documenting APIs, so that developers down the line will be able to use them with less effort.
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.
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