Apigee App Services, which power mobile and rich client applications from the cloud, are based on Usergrid, Apigee's open source data platform built on Cassandra. Ed Anuff and Brian Mulloy discuss how Apigee implemented multi-tenancy at scale within Usergrid when building App Services.
In the wake of Eran Hammer's resignation from the OAuth 2.0 working group, @gbrail and @edanuff discussed the usability of OAuth 2.0 for your APIs, identifying problematic areas of the spec and understanding how to avoid them, and why rolling back to OAuth 1.0 or "rolling your own" is not a great idea.
Learn how Telcos need to change their business models and innovate beyond connectivity to remain relevant in a world changed by the exploding apps and API economy and the shift from voice-enabled to IP networks.
The video and slides for the webcast are below.
We're in a data-driven and Web API economy. Web API designers need to define what and how data should be exposed from a variety of apps, services, and stores. What are the challenges of unlocking your data and opening up access in a straightforward and standards-compliant manner? Is OData the right tool for the job? What does it mean from the point of view of designing an API?
Should APIs be covered by copyright law? Would developers and innovation be stifled by copyrightable APIs? Or would it afford protection over IP (Intellectual Property)?