Posts By: Bill Doerrfeld

5 Benefits of Using Virtualization to Test Your API

Simulated environments are not a foreign concept in web development. Especially for application programming interfaces — APIs — that may need to create a simulation of their service for testing purposes, virtualization is an option that can go beyond your average API explorer or GUI. Read more

eBook Released: Securing the API Stronghold

We’re very pleased to announce the release of our new eBook Securing the API Stronghold: The Ultimate Guide to API Security. Visit our eBooks page today to grab a FREE copy. Or, download to your Kindle from the Amazon store. Read more

FinTech and APIs: Making the Bank Programmable

With negative public connotation still ringing after the Global Financial Crisis, banking institutions are usually portrayed as monoliths, slow to change even amidst obsolescence and new technological advances. This won’t be for long, as the FinTech sector is becoming increasingly open and programmable. Read more

Case Study: The PlanMill ERP API Saga

APIs can expedite old business architecture — but for some organizations it may be a difficult process. Masking a 10+ year old ERP system with a clean interface is no easy task.

Tuning into design lessons learned throughout research, development, and implementation stages, in this post we study a case that epitomizes the mullet in the back philosophy. Read more

Data Sharing in the IoT

We consistently put our personal data at risk. API security concerns sky rocket as the user’s desire to pass access to others steadily increases. With the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the ability to share the use of physical connected devices makes access management an increasing concern. Read more