API Management

An Architect's Guide to Developing and Managing APIs for Your Organization

  • Brajesh De

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About this book

Introduction

Maximize the impact of your assets and business services by providing APIs for developers and
other users. The journey described in this book starts with identifying business assets. As part
of the API team, you then need to identify and define the requirements of traffic management,
security, mediation, and orchestration. You also must define metrics for the analytics to
measure the success of the overall API program. API documentation and the ease of developer
onboarding also determine the success of the APIs. Finally, monetization of these APIs leads to
revenue generation for the enterprise.
Authors De—an expert in building and managing API solutions—provides enterprise architects,
designers, and technologists with insight into the world of APIs and the various technical aspects
of building and managing an effective API management solution. API Management:
Developing and Managing APIs for your Organization:
• Introduces the basics of APIs and highlights their value
• Provides an overview of technologies for building an API management solution and
defines the requirements, including how to build a RESTful API
• Offers design principles for building developer-friendly APIs
• Explains how to secure your APIs
• Shows how to use API analytics to measure the success of your APIs
• Demonstrates how to monetize APIs
Finally, API Management touches on various technical nuances of creating, distributing,
and managing an API. This book will not only help you learn how to design, build, deploy, and
manage an API for an enterprise scale, but also generate revenue for your organization.

Keywords

RESTful API API Modeling API design patterns Version management API error handling API extensions API performance management Scaling APIs API monetization

Authors and affiliations

  • Brajesh De
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  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-1305-6
  • Copyright Information Brajesh De 2017
  • Publisher Name Apress, Berkeley, CA
  • eBook Packages Professional and Applied Computing
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4842-1306-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4842-1305-6
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