This time around, Mike talked about Applying the USE Paradigm When Designing Your APIs. The USE (Usable, Scalable, Evolvable) paradigm provides an extremely useful guide when creating high-level interfaces for your existing business objects and data storage
Building cloud- and API-driven mobile apps introduces complex challenges around syncing, caching and securing data. API Evangelist Alex Gaber discussed tools and frameworks for addressing these challenges.
Building great APIs is more than just design — it requires detailed, thoughtful execution. In this TechTalk, Mike Amundsen — Layer7’s Principal API Architect — will talk and chat live about some of the foundational elements of a solid API implementation strategy.
The hype around WebSockets has been steadily increasing over the last two years. As adoption increases, API architects need to understand how they can use the WebSocket protocol to build great APIs for mobile and Web applications. In this TechTalk, Ronnie Mitra — API Architect at Layer7 Technologies — answered questions about: The ins and […]
As well as answering your questions about cloud API publishing, Jaime provided an overview of how enterprises can:• Protect and manage cloud APIs• Orchestrate APIs for value-added interfaces
In this TechTalk, Alex drew on his considerable hands-on experience in the developer community to explain how you can build ongoing relationships with developers, leading to new business partnerships and revenue streams.
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.