API Management

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

Authors: De, Brajesh

  • Provides a detailed insight into the technical challenges of API management and how to address them
  • No other book today addresses the aspect of technical challenges as completely
  • Highlights the need and importance of having an API management solution in today’s world of ubiquitous computing
  • Introduces enterprise architects and designers to the various API design patterns and aspects of API management
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About this book

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.

Author 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.


What You'll Learn

  • Discover the API life cycle
  • Design and develop APIs
  • Implement API security
  • Test your APIs
  • Deploy and monitor your APIs
Who This Book Is For

Enterprise architects, technology enthusiasts, security architects, and operations specialists.

About the authors

Brajesh De is a seasoned technology expert with over 18 years of experience in technology consulting, architecture, design and implementation of highly distributed and scalable application integration solutions using REST API, SOA and JEE technologies.  He is an Accenture certified Senior Technology Architect. With specialization in API Management, he currently leads the API Management capability for Accenture's India Development Center. Prior to joining Accenture, he has worked as a Principal Architect with Apigee, architecting API Management solutions for large enterprises in Telco domain. He has also worked with Dell, where he was responsible for SOA governance rollout and building integration solutions for Dell’s internal applications using SOA technologies. Before Dell he was working as a Senior Technical Architect with Wipro Technologies where he has been instrumental in building complex integration solution for their tier one clients. Brajesh is also an experienced trainer, providing corporate training in advanced API and SOA technologies  He holds a B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT-BHU, Varanasi. He was awarded the IIT BHU gold medal for securing the first position and first division in B.Tech. Electrical Engineering Examination, 1998.

Buy this book

eBook 26,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1305-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 36,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1306-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
API Management
Book Subtitle
An Architect's Guide to Developing and Managing APIs for Your Organization
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Brajesh De
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1305-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1305-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1306-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 195
Number of Illustrations and Tables
35 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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