Smartphones, tablets and the apps they run are revolutionizing the way we work. With the BYOD movement gaining strength in the enterprise, executives and managers cannot afford to ignore the existence of workforce mobility — or the security risks it creates. Matt McLarty and Leif Bildoy of Layer7 discussed how enterprises can realize the opportunities […]
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We hosted a live interactive TechTalk on security and Single Sign-On (SSO) for mobile applications. And welcomed back Layer7′s Chief Architect and resident OAuth expert Francois Lascelles. He discussed how to provide SSO for mobile applications, without compromising the security of the apps or the APIs that power them. Francois also took questions throughout the […]
Understanding the cloud API model isn’t always easy. So, on January 29, we had a live discussion about publishing APIs in the AWS cloud, which may help answer questions surrounding exposing APIs in cloud environments. I’m excited to welcome Layer7 Senior Software Developer Hirbod (Rod) Moshfeghi as our special guest for this TechTalk. Despite some […]
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.”