Mehdi Medjaoui, Erik Wilde, Ronnie Mitra & Mike Amundsen Making the Right Decisions in an Evolving Landscape A lot of work is required to release an API, but the effort doesn’t always pay off. Overplanning before an API matures is a wasted investment, while underplanning can lead to disaster. This practical guide provides maturity models for individual APIs…
Matt McLarty, Rob Wilson & Scott Morrison Sustainable and Scalable Access Control There are several techniques for controlling access to web APIs in microservice architectures, ranging from network controls to cryptographic methods and platform-based capabilities. This short ebook introduces an API access control model that you can implement on a single platform or across multiple platforms to provide…
Watch Academy Member Mike Amundsen’s talk titled Twelve Patterns for Hypermedia Microservices, delivered October 2017. In this talk, Mike shares how APIs can best evolve over time and client applications that can adapt to those changes without relying on explicit versioning systems.
Watch Academy member Ronnie Mitra deliver his talk titled Programming the People Platform at the 2017 Nordic APIs Summit this October. In this talk, Ronnie explores the importance of organization and culture in building and architecting teams that can thrive in complex microservices environments.
Learn how to apply a more traditional business canvas when designing microservices Microservices often have organic origins, emerging from the bubbling cauldron of existing monolithic applications to fill an immediate need. Given the desire for improved delivery speed that drive the adoption of microservices, developers often take a “code first, ask questions later” approach and iterate their way…
Listen to Erik Wilde and guest Kin Lane discuss API descriptions Show Notes Listen to our latest podcast featuring Academy member Erik Wilde and special guest, Kin Lane, as they weigh in on popular standards used to define and describe APIs including Swagger (now the Open API specification), hypermedia, and how tools can support interface description language.
Learn how REST is used and find out what’s in a name Show Notes In the fourth episode of the API Academy’s new podcast series, Erik Wilde, Mike Amundsen and Ronnie Mitra work towards a complete and precise definition of REST. They also talk about how REST is used and pose the question: “What’s in a name?”
Dive into the pros and cons of implementing open APIs Show Notes In the third episode of our new podcast series, Erik Wilde , Mike Amundsen, Matt McLarty and Ronnie Mitra dive into the pros and cons of implementing open APIs—exploring how offering a public API might impact your organization, from a business and strategy perspective.
In this video, Lou Powell of Vanick Digital gives practical lessons on how enterprises can leverage Microservices and APIs for digital success.
In this video, Irakli Nadareishvili of the API Academy shows how the techniques of digital product management can be effective when adopting Microservices.