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APIs Are Evolving The B2B Landscape

APIs Are Evolving The B2B Landscape

Phone, fax, and email. Archaic methods of communication are still the bane of corporate partnership exchanges. 700,000 fax machines were purchased between 2011 & 2012, and to this day, practitioners in healthcare and law adamantly believe fax to be the most “protected” form for sending documents. Partners need to securely and reliably do business, and…

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7 Important API Design Lessons

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Now that the Nordic APIs World Tour is finished, let’s circle back to sum up what we learned. During our tour, expert API practitioners shared their insights with attendees at 4 cities, touching on API development, security, design, operations, and more during intimate conference settings. A recurring theme in many talks was API Design. So,…

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Microservice Showdown – REST vs SOAP vs Apache Thrift (And Why It Matters)

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The world of APIs is changing. While the early API landscape was largely dominated by monoliths, or an application which provides all of its services through a giant, singular application, the modern API development architecture has been steadily moving towards microservices. Unlike monolithic systems, Microservices deliver their functionality split between multiple, separate applications and processes,…

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How To Control User Identity Within Microservices

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Everyone’s excited about microservices, but actual implementation is sparse. Perhaps the reason is that people are unclear on how these services talk to one another; especially tricky is properly maintaining identity and access management throughout a sea of independent services. Unlike a traditional monolithic structure that may have a single security portal, microservices pose many…

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