With a virtual gold-rush in mobile app development, the race is on to create powerful apps but also the most compelling user experiences. Designing for a touch interface and a small profile is a unique proposition and lessons learned from web or desktop app development will go only so far.
So you extend your data and services as APIs to power features like social, personalization, analytics, more. But it's not just about having an API! What makes a great API that developers will be successful building against? What's the best architecture? How do you build clients that use APIs? How is making an API call different than request/response?
In this video (7:15) we examine a simple use case and demonstrate how to use the Apigee Platform to expose a standard SAP backend and convert a JSON request into a SOAP SAP back-end request.
You will see that in a matter of minutes, with no coding and taking advantage of capabilities like XSLT, you can make it possible for mobile apps to consume services from an ERP backend system.
In this video (6:22) we take a look at a simple use case showcasing how easily Apigee enables a transformation that can typically be a complex example in a Telco environment - A Telco XML/SOAP style backend (ParlayX) converted to the GSMA OneAPI.
Can you or your partners quickly prototype a new app or script that uses Cloud APIs? What if they already have code for a different Cloud provider’s APIs?
By taking advantage of major transitions in apps and platforms, lining your business up with the new value chain, and getting into the API business and doing it well, you'll see unprecedented levels of reach, new channels of revenue, while at the same time doing a better job of maintaining your people, time, and costs.
To win in the app economy, it is necessary to choose ROI criteria that drive smart decisions about digital investments. But according to an Apigee Institute survey of IT and Marketing executives, there is a wide gap between what corporate leaders believe are the best ROI metrics and what are actually used in most enterprises today. In this webcast, Bryan Kirschner and Sam Ramji took a deep dive into patterns and practices for digital ROI that drive more confident decision making and stronger results.