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5 ways to ensure success of API programs​

It is now a known fact that having an API program opens up great growth prospects for any enterprise irrespective of its domain. In some cases it has been able to change fortunes of business as well. However, making sure that the API program for your business is a success is not an easy task […]

5 Rookie Mistakes of Implementing API Strategy

  API programs are fast becoming a new avenue for growth for enterprises of all sizes and domains. Benefits of having APIs are quite well known, however, one needs to think and plan meticulously before diving into the world of web services/APIs. From a business point of view, below are few things to watch out […]

Backend As a Service (BaaS)

Introduction and Analysis In already popular world of cloud computing, Backend as a Service (BaaS) is a new phenomena, which is rapidly gaining prominence. After advent of cloud computing, offering hardware infrastructure and software components as a service is gaining momentum. At a glance, BaaS looks like a subset of Software as a Service ( […]

Easing API development with Apigee Edge

In this rapidly growing Apps market, APIs are playing a critical role. So it becomes very important to develop APIs which are scalable and performing enough to cater to demand of the clients. Right now there are many technologies/platforms available that provide facility to develop and manage APIs. Apigee Edge is one such prominent platform. […]

REST – Best practices

REST based APIs are increasingly becoming popular among developers today.  Thanks mainly due to apps market REST based APIs becoming a de facto standard. Some main points in favor of REST API are: It is open standard. Based on standard HTTP protocol. Support for various type of data format (like normal form parameters,  XML, JSON […]

Simple DB: Restrictions and Drawbacks

This is second part of my article analyzing simple db. In first I had given an introduction and features of simple db along with where it should be used and where not. Now comes the interesting part which most of the people like; finding fault any product/system J. Anyways my intension here is to be […]

Simple DB: is it really simple??

For one of my projects I recently used Amazon Simple DB as database. After doing some intensive work it prompted me to write something about my experiences with this. For the beginners, Simple DB is a database service provided by Amazon Web Services. They have their server machines in various regions (in US, Europe, Asia […]