API Product Design

Abstraction Layer

Design Stage: Full Abstracted API and Service Lifecycle

Welcome to this summary of the full Abstracted API and Service Lifecycle Design stage. You can download the full whitepaper…
API Product Design

Is an Abstraction Layer of Digitized Business Functions an Academic Exercise or is it Connected to My IT Landscape?

In past posts we have explored: But all of this is pointless if you cannot connect this abstraction layer to…
Abstraction Layer

Once I Have an Abstraction Layer, Who Uses it and How is it Managed?

In past posts, we have discussed: Now we’ll take a look at who uses it and how it’s managed. With…
API Channel

Beyond the Buzz: API Management Theory vs. Implementation

The API Management Theory In an effort to dip into digital, many turn to API Management solutions to launch a…
API Management

NFRs and SLAs; The Hidden Complexity of an API Product

  If you’d like to learn more about the ignite platform, you can do so here.
API Consumer

Business Capability APIs vs. Exposure APIs

Design is all about understanding and remembering the purpose of what you are building. A convertible is fun to drive,…
API Design

7 Benefits of Using a Resource Model While Designing RESTful APIs

When designing great APIs you have a massive opportunity to help your business create new revenue streams and partnership opportunities.…
API Management

“Code First” vs. API Design Management

Defining “Design Management” Often I hear comments like “we don’t need to maintain a design document as the code has…
API Design

How “Code-First” And “Design-First” Should Figure In Your API Strategy

Developers building mobile apps sometimes ask “why can’t I just use a code-first approach to defining my data?” They argue…