OAuth 2.0 reached a major milestone in August on the road to becoming a standard, when the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) approved a draft of OAuth version 2.0. Layer 7′s Chief Architect Francois Lascelles says: “This milestone solidifies the OAuth 2.0 claim of being a standard.”
We all deal with hypermedia on the Web every day. Whenever you click a link on a Web site, you are using hypermedia. In this latest TechTalk, Mike Amundsen (Layer 7’s Principal API Architect) will answer your questions on how hypermedia-style messages can be used in the creation of stable, flexible APIs built to stand…
Hackathons are exploding in popularity and open API publishers are quickly realizing the power they have to attract developers. For API publishers, hackathons represent one of the most powerful means for growing an API’s profile and engaging directly with talented developers.
This TechTalk was a great chance to learn more about this emerging standard for adding federated authentication to OAuth-enabled systems. Sascha did a great job explaining how OpenID Connect can be used in very complex user authentication scenarios, even though it is a simple protocol.
Tech Talk Q&A with Mike Amundsen, Layer7’s Principal API Architect talking about techniques for designing APIs that are flexible enough to meet the different requirements your developers might have. Designing flexible APIs.
API Analytics Tech Talk Ep 7 Featuring Scott Morrison – YouTube Analytics technology is crucial to understanding how your APIs are being used and to ensuring that the APIs perform effectively. In this Tech Talk we discussed and answered questions about best practices for measuring key API metrics.
The API developer community resists formal, machine-interpretable API descriptions but, as API development matures, there are times when a ‘scription is needed. For example, you need one to drive API test tools like the explorer in Layer7’s API Portal. In this Tech Talk, Layer7 CTO Scott Morrison will discuss the prospects for and relative merits…
Layer7’s Vice President of Client Solutions Matt McLarty joins David Chiu from Elastic Path in discussing API Monetization, APIs as a business, and creating revenue from your APIs.
Caching and API Optimization: Tech Talk Tuesday Ep.3 feat. Sr Tactical Developer Geoff Duck – YouTube During this interactive one-hour event we discussed how open API publishers can optimize the delivery and performance of their APIs using techniques like caching.
Layer7 CTO Scott Morrison was our special quest this week. He took questions from the stream on Simplifying SOAP to REST.