Interested in building and deploying apps using node.js? In this webcast, Apigee's Greg Brail and Scott Ganyo discuss how node.js works, how it can be used to extend the programmability of the Apigee platform, and how to use this popular third-party framework to build apps and solve API orchestration and transformation problems.
Our June 2013 update for the Apigee API Platform delivers a number of new features including the ability to easily build a REST endpoint for a SOAP back-end service. The wizard based approach makes it easy to model your SOAP API as REST, with meaningful resource names and verbs generated from the SOAP operations.
Check out this short video for a summary.
Twitter is dropping XML. They recently announced that by March 5th, 2013 their API will no longer support XML as a data format - API v1.1 will support JSON only. What’s the big deal?
It means that every app powered by the Twitter API with XML will break.
Despite the growing popularity of JSON, many developers prefer XML. They are familiar with the parsing libraries, the schema and a powerful collection of XML tools. But after Twitter drops XML, apps built on the XML API will start to see HTTP error responses instead of XML responses. Something like:...
At some point most API product managers are on the hook to demonstrate how the API results in downstream revenue.
And even if you never intend to charge for your API, you may be surprised by unexpected opportunities.
I used to be responsible for a number of ‘free open, take-it-or-leave-it APIs’ at a large Web portal. After a few months, the team was surprised to get a ton...