As enterprises build and grow their mobile value chain with app, data and API technologies, digital assets become not only a competitive advantage, but a source of revenue.
The digital economy is driving a sea change in the traditional ways that enterprises interact with partners and customers. To be competitive in today's digital world, companies must conceive a strategy that encompasses business goals, competitive strengths, and comprehensive digital engagements to establish a long-term position, and turn the digital threat into a business opportunity.
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?