Our eBooks offer deeper dives into specific topics, consolidating expert opinions and case studies on APIs. The Nordic APIs team has written and published the following eBooks, which can all be downloaded for FREE for easy desktop, browser, or mobile reading.

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Identity and APIs

Much of API security boils down to how you handle identity. In Identity and APIs, we discover the techniques to secure platform access and delegate access throughout a mature API ecosystem. As enterprises invest heavily in web API strategies, they must rethink security, incorporating concepts like OAuth, OpenID Connect, and the API Security Maturity Model.

API Strategy for Open Banking

Within API Strategy for Open Banking, we present a holistic API perspective on open banking. We cover PSD2, open banking benefits, developer experience tips, frameworks for high-grade security and access management, and more. We’ve featured best practices and case studies from some of the world’s largest open banking initiatives.

GraphQL or Bust

As we’ve covered before, GraphQL is the query language making ripples throughout the economy. GraphQL or Bust will aim to once and for all determine the position of GraphQL within the API ecosystem. We’ll explore things like the benefits of GraphQL, the differences between it and REST, nuanced security concerns, extending GraphQL with additional tooling, GraphQL-specific consoles,

API Design on the Scale of Decades

Expert Insights from the 2016 Nordic APIs Platform Summit, dedicated to the theme of architecting and designing APIs on the scale of decades.

How to Successfully Market an API

The bible for project managers, technical evangelists, or marketing aficionados in the process of promoting an API program. In it we reveal how to plan an API-first business, how to make it discoverable, promote it to press and developer networks, establish quality developer relations, and advocate on behalf of your users to spark adoption and

API-Driven DevOps

The advent of cloud computing has changed the way applications are being built, deployed and hosted. One important development in recent years has been the emergence of DevOps — a discipline at the crossroads between application development and system administration. As more and more groups adopt DevOps organizational strata, understanding this new structure is key to keeping fresh and innovative. Grab this volume to learn about Continuous Integration tooling, Configuration Management, Docker Containers, and an API-driven approach to uniting development and delivery.

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