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 own way, and for example I recall
the spirited debate on SOA and API Management, led by Kevin Kohut from
Accenture and Randy Heffner from Forrester, at our API Workshop in Phoenix in
Here are other highlights I'd pick out:
Open Bank Project covering their vision for APIs for banking a... (more)
Maureen O'Gara presents a sneak peak of the Vordel Cloud Service Broker
private beta over at Cloud Computing Journal
Contact Vordel at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like an invitation to the beta....
XML Magazine on Ulitzer
Today I was using Matthias Käppler's "Signpost" Java OAuth API. As the
Signpost readme says:
"Signpost is the easy and intuitive solution for signing HTTP messages on the
Java platform in conformance with the OAuth Core 1.0a standard."
As an exercise, I ran Signpost on the Vordel XML Gateway to see it insert the
OAuth Authorization header into outbound messages.
Getting Signpost up and running on the Vordel XML Gateway is simple. Firstly,
download the jar files for Signpost and put them into the "/ext/lib"
ProgrammableWeb has published a story about how Netflix is taking its API
private. In the article, Patricio Robles writes that:
"Effective immediately, Netflix has stopped issuing new public API keys to
developers and is no longer accepting API affiliates. It is also putting the
message boards on its developer portal into read-only mode"
what is Netflix doing instead? It is focusing on the known developers who
wish to use its APIs. As the ProgrammableWeb article explains, this "small
group of kn... (more)
We at Vordel released Version 5.2 of our Gateway, which connects to Cloud
If you need to connect your systems to SalesForce.com, Amazon S3 or SQS or
SimpleDB, or Microsoft or Yahoo! Web Services, with security and without
writing code, then this is the product for you.
Here's the release:
San Diego, CA - July 29, 2009 - Vordel, the XML networking management
company, today announced at the Burton Catalyst Conference the general
availability of Vordel 5.2, its suite of application networking products.
Vordel 5.2 enables enterprises to connect their applications to Cloud