Category Archives for API

The API Management Landscape in 2020

Every year Gartner publish their Magic Quadrant covering the landscape of API Management vendors. This year, luckily, is no exception. Gartner has released their “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full

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Debug API Management policies in real time

Microsoft recently announced that the latest release of the Visual Studio Code extension for API Management introduces the ability to debug policies configured in your Azure API Management services in

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How to get a ‘Request Trace’ in Azure API Management

This blog post is a no-nonsense guide to acquire a Request Trace in Azure API Management. A Request Trace is a JSON document that contains valuable information about a request/response sent to API’s

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Open API Specification 3 support in Azure API Management is now GA (generally available)

Open API Specification 3 (OAS3) has been around for a while now, and the Azure API Management team has worked on its OAS3 implementation for a good 1,5 years. But now, finally, the OAS3 support is generally

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Azure API Management: Authorization Level Based Content in the Developer Portal

When developing API-software in an API-first world, the user experience is important. When developing APIs and leveraging the API ecosystem, you will see that providing a great developer experience and

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Azure API Management: Hiding Developer Portal from anonymous users [step-by-step guide]

Azure API Management is Microsoft’s turnkey solution for administrating and publishing APIs to external and internal customers; and for many development teams, Azure API Management is part of the

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Touchpoints of a REST API

When developing a REST API we often think of it as an HTTP web service running on some web servers. But that is only the tip of the iceberg; professional API developers know that a successful REST API

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