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Posted on 31 October, 2017 by Siddharth Dubey

Securing APIs on AWS API Gateway

APIs are fast becoming the go-to integration pattern for many organisations and developers, because they are a great integration practice that take the core SOA principles to the next level. One of the key concerns for every enterprise developer is securing APIs when they are exposed on an API Gateway. In this blog I will share with you the pros and cons of each API Gateway option provided by AWS and their use-cases.

Posted on 28 February, 2017 by Riaan Ingram

Embedding Good API Practices in the Enterprise

APIs have become a critical tool for any business looking to digitize services, processes and operations. However, as the number of APIs grow so too can issues around security, efficiency and performance without the appropriate API governance in place.

In this blog I’m going to share some learnings on API best practices to help you build a lightweight governance layer that will improve experience across the enterprise and maximize the benefits of APIs for your business.

Posted on 12 January, 2017 by Balbir Bhogal & Riaan Ingram

Using an OpenAPI specification in Oracle Service Bus 12c

A very important factor in governing API-led connectivity or an integration approach is the Contract First design approach. In this blog we will detail one approach to utilize the most common RESTful API contract standard, the OpenAPI Specification (formerly Swagger) in Oracle Service Bus 12c (OSB).

Posted on 6 May, 2016 by Nirdesh Gupta

Getting Started With Your API Integration Strategy

Most people we talk to know that APIs can streamline integration and improve business agility. But with all the different products and approaches in the market, what they’re really grappling with is the best place to start and what technology they need to support their API strategy. In this blog I’m going to discuss the key areas you should focus on when starting down the path of API-led connectivity.