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Why is everyone so emotional about GraphQL?

GraphQL offers a new style of API design intended to provide API consumers with unified access to back-end data and services. In spite of this seemingly universal aim, GraphQL has created a schism in the API community between those who believe…
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Anypoint Studio 7.4: API specification synchronization

One of the most demanded features in Anypoint Studio 7.4 is “API Sync.” This new feature replaces the APIkit with similar functionality that is more in line with an API specification’s lifecycle. Starting from Studio version…
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Webinar: How adopting APIs can boost your profits

API creation and adoption are having a moment. As of January 2018, there are nearly 19,000 public APIs in ProgrammableWeb’s API directory. According to recent research, 94% of companies say they either have or are developing an API strategy.…
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Common API Mistakes

Do you know if you are doing it right?This is the question that many of us are faced with when starting with APIs, and quite invariably, there would be either of two broad scenarios that we generally find ourselves in. We are either starting…
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Dev Guide: Build a Mule Integration with a Slack Slash Command (Part 3)

Picking up from the second part of this series, this blog post will wrap up building an end-to-end API solution. For the first post, you abstracted source systems with APIs to add flexibility, ease of consumption, and increase adoption and integration…
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Reusable KPIs for Reusable APIs: The Value Prop – Part 1

A lot of enterprise IT concepts and tools have experienced dramatic change in the last decade. Several long-lived rules of thumb have faded into irrelevance. However, one conceptual holy grail has survived the volatility of the IT transformation…
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5 Things You Need to Know About Crowd

Over the past few months, I have been working with our Product and Engineering team on Crowd, the latest release of Anypoint Platform. The Crowd release consists of updates to Anypoint Exchange as well as the new Anypoint Designer Center in…
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4 key guiding principles to building your application network

In a previous post, I explained the reasons why pure SOA, despite being a powerful architectural paradigm with many benefits, could fall short.  Building on that narrative, I will provide in this post guiding principles to help you…
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No wasted time at CONNECT!

Conferences are great – they offer a chance to take a close look at floral carpet, eat food out of chafing dishes, and add to your lanyard collection. But they’re not great if they don’t offer sessions that are relevant to…
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The Four Secrets of a Great API

Not all APIs are created equal – some are better than others. In fact, says ProgrammableWeb’s Adam DuVander, the not not-so-secret truth about APIs is that “creating a great one is really, really hard.” As we…