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Unfortunately I won't be at API Days / APIStrat Berlin 2015 later this week. But if you're there, check out my colleague Philipp Schöne's talk on the "APIs, Data & Intelligence" track. Details are: LOCATION: Room: Caroline & Wilhelm v. Humboldt DATE: April 24, 2015 TIME: 10:50 am - 12:30 pm I know Philipp has a great presentation lined up, and the format of the event ensures a lot of great discussion. Sad to miss it (and to miss the opportunity for some great German beer afterwards too!) ... (more)

Accenture and Bristol Myers Squibb speaking about APIs at Axway Innovation Forum - Philadelphia May 5

On May 5 in Philadephia, Axway is running an "Innovation Forum" focusing on integration technologies including APIs. It's a free event which you can sign up for online, and we've some great speakers lined up. I'll be down in Philly for the event, and I'm really looking forward to it. So what is an Innovation Forum? It's a way to get practitioners together to share best practices, network, and discuss the latest technologies. Expect to hear much discussion on microservices, on the latest API security breaches (and how to avoid them), and on Internet of Things. On the API front, we h... (more)

API Workshops for OAuth, Mobile, REST By @Axway | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

All Around the World - API Workshops for OAuth, Mobile, REST Here at Axway, we regularly run API Workshops worldwide which bring together API practitioners in discussion, debate, and exposure to technologies such as OAuth 2.0, API developer portal design, and identity. And when we say "worldwide", we mean worldwide. To illustrate this, my colleague Philipp Schöne has created an interactive map on CartoDB of the API Workshops over the past year, with photos of each. All that's missing is a backing track of Daft Punk's "Around the World" :) Each API Workshop has been eventful in its ow... (more)

APIs for Integration with NASDAQ By @Axway | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

The new Axway website is full of great nuggets of information. For example, check out this case study for integration with NASDAQ, using Axway's API Gateway. The customer is Storebrand, an insurance and savings company with 1.8 million customers in Norway and Sweden. NASDAQ interface: For its private customers in Sweden, Storebrand implemented an SSO integration with NASDAQ, the largest U.S. electronic stock market, which lists 3200 companies and trades some two billion shares per day. The Axway API Gateway solution enables customers who are logged on to the Storebrand site to di... (more)

Value of an "Echo" API Endpoint

This morning I was looking at the (excellent) API documentation of one of Axway's API Management customers, and I thought I'd write a quick blog post about a simple and sometimes under-used Best Practice. In this case, the Best Practice is to include an "echo" operation. This makes it easy to test the API (along with the in place testing, which you also see with the "Try it out" button). It's simple to setup an "echo" endpoint using Axway's API Management (just drag in a "Reflect" onto the canvas, it's as simple as that). ... (more)