A content delivery network (CDN) is fine for distributing the data from a Web page but the advent of a new programming interface will help create a new method for pushing data to the edge of the network.
While Sonoa originally offered a free API tools and management platform, Apigee now offers three product lines for enterprises, developers, and API providers of all sizes. The company now serves more than 7,000 developers and some 140 enterprises with API management services. [Disclosure: Sonoa Systems is a past sponsor of BriefingsDirect podcasts.]
“By unifying the company under one brand and launching our premium line, we can better serve the full spectrum of companies and developers using APIs to power their apps, mobile and multichannel strategies and business partnerships,” said Chet Kapoor, CEO, Apigee.
When Rory Donovan went to college last fall, his father, AT&T chief technology officer John Donovan, wanted to check up on him. Sure enough, there was an app for that.
In five short years, cloud computing has gone from being a quaint technology to a major catchphrase. It all started in 2006 when Amazon began offering its really Simple Storage Service and soon following up with its Elastic Compute service.
Hey Developers! You might have noticed that we started updating our developer portal yesterday, starting with the replacement of the old Twurl console with Apigee's. If you've never tried Apigee's test console, you should take a look at it! It's a great tool to test and debug your API calls, and we hope you'll like it as much as we do:
CakeMail (http://cakemail.com), a leading white label email marketing provider, today announced the integration of the Apigee Enterprise solution to control and manage the CakeMail API. This pairing gives CakeMail customers greater flexibility, easier integration and more freedom with their applications.
A lot of feedback we heard from our developer contest was about how much a console would help for learning our API. We are happy to announce that, partnered with Apigee, we have launched a API console that is now available from our developer portal. This console not only enumerates and shows examples for all the different APIs Zappos offers, but also let's a developer make requests to those calls and shows the response, all in the same window.
The API represents what Sam Rami of Apigee compares to the evolution of the 20th century supply chain. In the post-war economy, the supply chain changed our geographies. It transformed how we delivered goods to the market. With the advent of the modern highway, we created hubs that connected transportation systems which converged at central points. Through this we saw the emergence of a new commerce based culture.
You don’t have to get hit by the proverbial bus to know it hurts, and you don’t have to make the same mistakes other devs have made on your way to a functional, widely used, efficiently managed API. In our final post on API management, our panel of experts has returned to give a few oft-committed mistakes for companies or developers offering an API for the first time — and how you can avoid them.
April 14, 2011 -- Shanley Kane works on the product team at Apigee, a company that offers a range of API tools for developers and software companies. She says the key to mass adoption of your API is making it as simple to use as possible.