Yesterday we released a scheduled update for the Apigee API Platform, which gives free open access to the same enterprise-grade API Platform used by industry leaders like Walgreens, eBay and AT&T.
We are happy to deliver the following new features and improvements: new Validate API Key policy, new permissions and user roles, new audit logging APIs, improvements to the Trace tool, improvements to the Policy Editor, improved OAuth.
As our customers move from websites to cloud APIs - we're seeing them separating business logic from business policy.
When you think about business logic, you probably imagine an application server or stored procedures, or custom code that accesses stored data and exposes it in a useful and manageable way – such as “show me all of a given customer’s purchases in this timeframe”.
These pieces of code reflect the understanding of the fundamentals of the business - like customers, orders, tickets, requests – and how they interact. In any business you build...
Last week, Scott Metzger of Truecredit.com gave a great case study presentation on how they opened their internal SOA as APIs for partners at the Burton Group Catalyst conference. Specifically, the different policy and governance patterns.
Scott talks about the factors driving them to identify and implement a separate application agnostic layer for 5 major policy patterns including service access, routing, caching, transformations, and operations. (And more details of their implementation in this video.)