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API complexity on Tech Talks Daily podcast

Growing API complexity on Tech Talks Daily podcast

Jana Frejova recently joined Tech Talks Daily podcast host Neil Hughes to discuss growing enterprise API complexity, how it’s slowing down future growth, and...

API Builder: Twilio SMS Webhook Custom API

Twilio enables software developers to programmatically make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and perform other communication functions using its web...
Integration Builder's Connector Builder Hooks - Pre Hook Example using Crypto

Integration Builder’s Connector Builder Hooks – Pre Hook Example using Crypto

Axway's Integration Builder has over 200 connectors to various applications such as Salesforce, GitHub, SAP Hana, and many more. However, if a connector doesn't...

Amplify – Change the Team for Discovered APIs Using the CLI

When you set up a discovery agent, you specify a Team for discovered APIs to be registered to. The Team that an API is...
how to add headers to an Integration Webhook

Amplify Central: Add Headers to an Integration Webhook

In a prior post, we discussed secrets for an Integration Webhook Authorization header. However, what if your Webhook requires a different header, such as an...
Amplify Central - Modify a Resource Using the CLI

Amplify Central – Modify a Resource Using the CLI

The Axway Central CLI can be used to interact with your Central Environment to create, view, and modify various resources such as environments, service...

Amplify Central – Add API traffic badges to your environment description

In a prior blog post, we saw how to add API traffic badges (shields) to your API Service description providing a better user experience...
leveraging Integration Webhooks and Platform APIs with Amplify

Amplify Central: Add API Traffic Badges to your API Service Description

In this blog post, we'll demonstrate the openness and extensibility of the Amplify Platform by leveraging Integration Webhooks and Platform APIs. We'll show how...
Amplify Central Integration Webhooks - API Publish Approval

Amplify Central Integration Webhooks – API Publish Approval

In a prior blog post, we looked at Amplify Central integration webhooks and an external application that detects when a new version of an...
Amplify Central Integration Webhooks - Subscriber Notifier

Amplify Central Integration Webhooks – Subscriber Notifier

In a prior blog post, we learned about Amplify Central Integration Webhooks for integrating Amplify Central with external applications. In this blog post, we'll look...
Amplify Central Integration Webhooks - Basics

Amplify Central Integration Webhooks – Basics

Introduction Integration webhooks provide an "event" based means to monitor activity in Amplify Central in an external application that you create. Coupled with Amplify Central...
Amplify Central Connected Gateway Custom API Subscription Flow incident management

Amplify Central Connected Gateway Custom API Subscription Flow – Incident Management Use Case

In a prior post, we looked at an API Subscription Approval flow that integrates with your CRM for a business process-based approval mechanism for...
Manage API visibility in Amplify Central

Manage Amplify Central API Visibility

In this blog post, we'll look at an example of how to manage API visibility in Amplify Central. Refer to the Manage catalog assets...
Amplify Central/Unified Catalog tag-based API Discovery

Amplify Central/Unified Catalog tag-based API Discovery – filter based on tag name

You can use API Gateway tags to control discovery by the Amplify Agents as described here. While Amplify provides for flexible, robust, and granular control,...
Amplify Central Connected Gateway Custom API Subscription Flow basics

Amplify Central Connected Gateway Custom API Subscription Flow – Integration Basics

This blog post is the second in a series covering custom API subscription approval flows for Amplify Central connected API gateways using agents. You...
amplify-central-connected-api-gateways-using-agents

Amplify Central Connected Gateway Custom API Subscription Flow – Introduction

This blog post is the first in a series covering custom API subscription approval flows for Amplify Central Connected API Gateways using agents. You...
Tips for using Stoplight for API Design for API Builder

Tips on using Stoplight for API Design for API Builder

Axway's API Builder makes it easy to create APIs in minutes with a low-code/no-code interface and a powerful flow engine. A common starting point for...

Four easy ideas for a perfect API Developer Experience 

If you are a Developer and use APIs, you certainly have used some API Portals. An API Portal is a website that provides you with all the API definitions (Swagger...
strangler pattern

Monolith modernization with APIs and Microservices: What is the strangler pattern and how to...

Any organization that is not starting from scratch has existing IT systems and infrastructure in place. In many cases, this legacy has issues keeping...
api-news-roundup-december-2020

API News Roundup – December 2020

Happy Holidays from your API friends! This month we celebrate together virtually with our last API news roundup of the year. Here is your...
Lifecycle Phases of API Products

What are the Lifecycle Phases of API Products?

The phases of the Product Lifecycle occur in four major stages: Introduction Growth Maturity Decline These are the starting points for the amount of time...
deploy API Manager image to AWS Fargate

Steps to deploy API Manager image to AWS Fargate

This guide reports the steps to build an API Manager image in a Docker environment, as well as how to deploy it to AWS Fargate. Assumptions It’s...
api-news-roundup-november-2020

API News Roundup – November 2020

It's the season to give thanks, and we are extremely grateful for our readers sticking with us through two years of delivering the latest...
why JSON won over XML

API Formats: Why JSON won over XML

The vast majority of APIs today are using the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) to represent the structured data that they are exchanging. While JSON has been...
API governance

API governance: What is it and why does it matter?

One topic that often comes up in organizations past a certain size is the question of API governance. This simply reflects the inherent tension...
HTTP APIs

Building Blocks for HTTP APIs

APIs are Languages, and like with any language, it is important to think about who is using them and how to design the language. When...
energy and innovation

Open Everything: What place is there for energy players?

In recent years, energy has been at the center of debates around social responsibility, but it has also become a major line of reflection...

API is a language!

There are many different ways in which you can answer the seemingly simple question: "What is an API?" Previous discussions focused on the technical fundamentals ("it...
design APIs for extensibility

Designing APIs for extensibility  

The main role of APIs is to serve as the connective fabric between different components and capabilities within an organization and across organizations. One important aspect of...
Managing API versions

Managing API versions: The API lifecycle

Managing API versions are part of the bigger picture of API lifecycle management. Most importantly, the goal is to make sure that API consumption...

The 5 API Styles: Understanding REST, OpenAPI, HTTP, gRPC, GraphQL, and Kafka

APIs are languages that allow applications to exchange information. Today, there are many possible technologies that can be used to design and implement APIs....
Unifeid Catalog and API Portal

The AMPLIFY Platform’s Unified Catalog and API Portal 

Axway AMPLIFY™ provides both the SaaS-based Unified Catalog that is a part of the AMPLIFY platform management layer (widely known as AMPLIFY™ Central) and a CMS-based consumer-facing API Portal that can...
API Portal 2020 new features

API Portal 2020 New Features

In May 2020, we released the second "smaller" update of AMPLIFY™ API Management within a two-month update cycle conceived under the "One Version" initiative...
XSLT Transformation

API Gateway: XSLT Transformation

Enterprises who are providing SOAP-based web services or REST APIs returning XML payloads to the consuming applications often need the ability to transform XML...
How is the API Gateway being used?

How is the API Gateway being used?

Data-driven decisions are key to ensure we, as a company, make informed choices to find the right direction on the compass of success. As...
Axway API Manager CLI

Axway API Management CLI

I'm pleased to share API Manager CLI utility which could be helpful for engineers working with the Axway API Gateway Manager. This tool is...
API Management and architecture deployment

API Management and architecture deployment

API Management architecture and deployment is important for customers and their API journey. Moving forward to determine the path for a successful, scalable, and...
API Gateway and API Manager documentation are now open source!

API Gateway and API Manager documentation are now open source!

We are very excited to announce the availability of the latest version of API Gateway and API Manager documentation in our open-source docs-as-code workflow!...

Enabling Bulk Sync for Internal APIs

In my previous blog Setting up Bulk Sync with Integration Builder, I talked about how to set up bulk sync in between HubSpot and...

Does AMPLIFY Central include an API Gateway?

There has been some confusion about the architecture of AMPLIFY Central. We’ll try to shed some more light on AMPLIFY Central and answer some...

API Gateway: Authentication using LDAP

When using an API Gateway for Authentication with LDAP, there are many steps to take: Authentication using LDAP -- high-level steps: 1.       Configure LDAP Server 2.       Create...

Axway AMPLIFY IoT Device Incident Management Demo Breakdown: Part 2

In part 1 of this series, I described an overview of the IoT Device Incident Management demo. In part 2, we'll look at the...
Best Practices for AMPLIFY Organization Management

Best Practices for AMPLIFY Organization Management

The following best practices provide guidelines on how to manage your AMPLIFY™ Platform organization(s). These best practices provide an excellent starting point to help...

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 16: Monitoring your API traffic

Hello again from our AMPLIFY demo blog series, the go-to source for mastering the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY™ Platform! Thanks to our team of...
Getting Started with Syncplicity REST APIs

Getting started with Syncplicity REST APIs: Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of my "Getting Started" guide for the Syncplicity REST APIs. If you're reading this, then you should have already read...
PwC

Stay healthy at Axway: The Hackathon project 

Staying healthy is something we don’t take lightly. Here at Axway, we work hard to address problems with our solutions. For Axway’s internal hackathon,...
Integration with Microsoft Azure

Unified Catalog just got more awesome! Part 1: Integration with Microsoft Azure

For a while now we have been advertising how you could leverage the v7 Manager and AWS discovery agents publish your APIs to the environment grouping view...
Axway Streams

Solace and Axway Part 5 | Streams v2 Tech Preview

In my first three posts about Axway and Solace, I showed you how Axway could enhance messages to integrate with Solace via their JMS...

Axway AMPLIFY™ Central Order Signing

My team: White Glove Treatment, submitted our hack called "Central Order Signing" as a part of the recently completed Axway Hackathon 2020. It meets the...

How we built FiTogether

While everyone is getting used to working remotely, staying cautious and testing our preparation to pass this phase at Axway, The Axway Griffin Innovation...
Syncplicity REST APIs part 3

Getting started with Syncplicity REST APIs: Part 3

Welcome to part 3 of my "Getting Started" guide for the Syncplicity REST APIs. You will have most likely read and attempted to implement the...
Syncplicity Events APIs

Using the Syncplicity Events API to get real-time visibility of events

The recently available Syncplicity Events API gives administrators increased visibility of activities within Syncplicity. It provides valuable additional auditing and monitoring capabilities and allows...
Amplify – Change the Team for Discovered APIs Using the CLI

You are cleared for takeoff with AMPLIFY Central: Your API Traffic Control Tower

APIs are the lifeblood of software development today, allowing information to be shared at lightning speeds between hundreds of different entities. This allows for rapid...
cloud patterns

Journey to the Cloud – Cloud patterns

When I first started programming professionally in the mid-90s, the book (yes, made from trees) that was on everyone's desk was “Design Patterns” by...

Axway + Solace Part 3: Axway APIM + the Solace JMS Client

As mentioned in part two of this blog series, modernizing legacy applications to integrate with a modern Event-Driven architecture can be difficult. Digital Evolution by...

Axway + Solace Part 2: Axway API Gateway + the Solace REST Client

Perhaps the biggest barrier to adopting an Event-Driven architecture is modernizing legacy applications. Despite the value of this transformation, legacy applications are hard to...
Syncplicity REST APIs: Part 2

Getting started with Syncplicity REST APIs: Part 2

You may have read part 1 of my series, “Getting started with Syncplicity REST APIs” and now want to try some real API calls....

Axway + Solace Part 1: Getting Started with Solace

This is the first in a series of blog posts detailing Axway's integration with Solace PubSub+ Event Broker. In this post, I explore configuring...
Syncplicity REST APIs

Getting started with Syncplicity REST APIs: Part 1

Getting started with the Syncplicity REST APIs is simple. I created this “cheat sheet” so that you can get started quickly. You can begin...
API Builder to expose APIs from a Javascript SKD

Use API Builder to Expose APIs from a Javascript SDK

Axway's API Builder provides several means of creating APIs and Microservices, including Data Connectors for connecting to databases and a Swagger flow-node and a...
Kafka capabilities

Why Kafka often underpins modern event-driven architecture

The purpose of this post is to highlight the different Kafka capabilities which explain its wide adoption in the industry and also attracted the...

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 15: Using an application to control access to API

Hello again from our AMPLIFY demo blog series, the go-to source for mastering the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY™ Platform! Special thanks to our team...
AMPLIFY Streams information

What you need to know about AMPLIFY Streams

AMPLIFY™ Streams SaaS is an event-driven proxy that can sit in front of an existing JSON API to provide a reach reactive experience in...
connect Evernote Syncplicity

Connecting Evernote to Syncplicity via AMPLIFY Application Integration

This article demonstrates what I learned while rapidly creating a proof of concept to publish and connect Evernote to Syncplicity via AMPLIFY Application Integration. I...
FaaR

Integration Builder Flow as a Resource (FaaR), Part 2: Build an Aggregate API

In a prior blog post, we described how to set up an Integration Builder FaaR (Flow as a Resource). This allows us to use...

Accelerating Helm and Kubernetes adoption

Axway is moving at full speed with optimizing AMPLIFY™ API Management deployment in Kubernetes. Vincent O’Brien shared a sample Helm chart for API Management...
integrating Axway Application Integration and Slack

Integrating Axway Application Integration and Slack

This blog entry is part two of a three-part series where we will ultimately build a Cloud to Cloud (C2C) integration between Service Now...

Axway AMPLIFY IoT Device Incident Management Demo Breakdown – Part 1

Imagine if your insulin pump could notify you when the battery level drops so you can proactively service the pump and avoid personal injury....

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 10: Introduction to the Unified Catalog of the AMPLIFY...

Happy New Year from our AMPLIFY demo blog series, the go-to source for mastering the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY Platform! Special thanks to our...
Syncplicity API

Introducing additional APIs for Syncplicity

As many of you know, Syncplicity has rich REST APIs to give access to content, as well as to administrative capabilities. My previous blog...
Run an API Builder Microservices

How To Run An API Builder Microservice On Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) provides a managed environment for deploying, managing and scaling your containerized applications using Google infrastructure. The environment GKE provides consists...

🚨 Who Broke The Build?? A Look at Continuous Integration and Build Servers

Every day, emails go out to development teams around the world, letting teams know that someone has broken the build. But what does it mean...
Axway Holiday App

Axway Holiday App: A Christmas Integration Story

`Twas the month before Christmas, when all through Axway Making AMPLIFY awesome, so busy were they. The holiday party was planned with such care In hopes that...
Flow Manager

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 8: Introduction to AMPLIFY Flow Central

Welcome back to the latest installment of our AMPLIFY™ blog series, the go-to source for mastering the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY Platform. Thanks to our...
OAS 2.0 and OAS 3.0

Convert between Swagger 2.0 and OAS 3.0–with an API!

Interoperability and data exchange rely on Open Standards—which has been Swagger for the longest time in the API world. With OAS 3.0 becoming more prominent, it's a good opportunity...

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 7: How to automatically create APIs from your databases...

Greetings again from our AMPLIFY demo blog series, the go-to source for mastering the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY Platform. Thanks to our team of...

AMPLIFY Platform Demo Series, Part 6: Introduction to API Builder

Welcome back to our AMPLIFY demo blog series, your one-stop-shop to learning the basics of Axway’s AMPLIFY™ Platform. Thanks to our team of skilled...

How to run an API Builder Microservice in OpenShift – Part 1

In this blog post, we'll describe how to run an API Builder Microservice in OpenShift, a comprehensive enterprise-grade application platform, built for containers with...
categorize your APIs

Categorize your APIs: Tips and Tricks

There are many reasons it makes sense to split up or categorize your APIs into different sections in the API Portal to improve the...
create an integration builder connector

Create an Integration Builder Connector to an API Builder Microservice

In this blog post, we'll describe how to create an Integration Builder connector to an API Builder Microservice. We'll create an API Builder project,...
Understand your API security need: OAuth or OpenID Connect?

Understand your API security need: OAuth or OpenID Connect?

OAuth and OpenID Connect are two common topics on API security space. However, there is still confusion usage of these protocols on the internet....
HIP ecosystem

Initial setup for a HIP ecosystem

Axway's Australia dives into a description of our initial setup for our HIP ecosystem. This ecosystem is shown at a high level in the diagram below,...

AMPLIFY Central Mesh Governance is Here…But, What’s a Service Mesh?

AMPLIFY Central Mesh Governance is available in beta. All new organizations that join the AMPLIFY platform are automatically enrolled in the public beta program...
API Builder 4

API Builder v3 vs v4

Over a year ago, we launched API Builder 4 (Standalone). Our goal with this new version was to allow users the freedom to deploy...
How to run an API Builder Microservice on Azure Container Instances

How to run an API Builder Microservice on Azure Container Instances

You can use Azure Container Instances to run serverless Docker containers in Azure with simplicity and speed. Deploy an application to a container instance...
API Builder Standalone

Building (Stateless) services using distributed data structures

Internet-scale services are built of Microservices. While we are getting ready to approach our customers with Service Mesh, I thought it's important to get...
Support Portal APIs

ANNOUNCEMENT: The new Support APIs are here

We are happy to announce that our new Support Portal APIs are now available. Developers on the Axway AMPLIFY™ platform can use this API to...

Creating Custom Connectors with AMPLIFY, Part 2: Configure Custom Connectors 

Are you at all curious about what it takes to create custom integrations between your apps and external cloud services using AMPLIFY Application Integration,...

Automatic deployment of an API Management demonstration on Azure–Part 1: Overview

Since the version 7.5.3, Axway has been working hard to provide its API Management product in container mode, as well as tools to accelerate...

API for Cache Management

Out of the box, API Gateway doesn’t have a filter to create, read, update and delete content of the cache. Specially clearing the cache...

API Builder Standalone Multi Container Application Using Kubernetes – Part 2

In this blog post we'll continue from Part 1. We'll deploy a two container application to Kubernetes (Minikube). The two containers will be an...
Opencate Geocode API Connector

How to Create an OpenCage Geocode Connector in Integration Builder – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we saw how easy it was to quickly create an Integration Builder Connector by importing a swagger file...
Integration Builder and HubSpot

Manually Start an Integration Builder Flow to HubSpot and Salesforce

Axway AMPLIFY Integration Builder flows are used to orchestrate the execution of Connectors, APIs and business logic. A flow can be triggered automatically or...

AMPLIFY Mobile Backend Services and the cURL Firehose

I was testing AMPLIFY Mobile Backend Services and pumped gigabytes of data into it using cURL. Here are some observations – and how you...
Crossroad in green forest

APIs, Connectors and Proxies, Oh My!

The AMPLIFY Platform provides several methods for easily connecting to, cataloging, and consuming existing services. Whether you are looking at a cloud service, third-party...

Create an API Builder Multi-Container Application Using Kubernetes – Part 1

In this blog post, we'll replicate the simple API Builder + MongoDB multi-container application described in the Create an API Builder Multi-Container Application Using...
CI/CD and containerization

From the trenches: A real-life experience in DevOps, Agile, CI/CD and containerization

Earlier this year, we decided to do a major update to the Axway Managed Cloud offering for API Management. This is a managed service...

The importance of API Design

The design and construction of a building is a good analogy to exemplify the importance of API Design. A functional building that meets the...

Mastering the API lifecycle – Part 4 | Sharing APIs with a Catalog

After importing and securing your APIs, you can easily share them with the world using the AMPLIFY Catalog – a place where partners, developers, and...

Mastering the API Lifecycle – Part 3 | Enhancing Observability

AMPLIFY Central allows you to observe your API traffic using a variety of helpful filters. You can even easily dive down into each individual...
Axway Integration Builder – Variable Persistence

Integration Builder – Manually Triggered Flow Example

In prior blog posts, we described how to trigger an Integration Builder flow from a Connector Event and from a Connector Request. In this...

Mastering the API Lifecycle – Part 2 | Securing your API

In Part 1 of this series, we learned how easy it is to design a custom API using tools like https://stoplight.io and import it...
Kubernetes

API Gateway Helm Chart

As with many Kubernetes solutions, we use Helm to manage the deployment of the API Gateway infrastructure. Helm is a very powerful tool that...

Deploying AMPLIFY API Gateway in Kubernetes with Helm Charts

To begin this story, I want to say it’s amazing how complex an enterprise-grade application and the flow of data can be – even...

Mastering the API lifecycle – Part 1 | Design an API

AMPLIFY Central provides security and monitoring tools for your APIs. In this video, see how easy it is to design a custom API using tools...

Circuit Breaker Policy for API Gateway

In June, Axway hosted our first ever API Management customer-facing hackathon in Northern Virginia. It was a great event that enabled some of our...

API Management Hackathon – Superheroes in Action 

It all started with a witty remark  The idea struck like a bolt of lightning during the Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meeting at Axway’s Imagine...

How to Stream your APIs in Minutes

We are pleased to announce Axway AMPLIFY Streams, an event-driven API streaming SaaS offering.   Streams are the result of Axway’s recent acquisition of Streamdata.io. Streams...
Opencate Geocode API Connector

How to Create an OpenCage Geocode Connector in AMPLIFY Integration Builder – Part 1

Axway AMPLIFY Integration Builder has over 150 connectors available for you to use in your integrations. However, there are times when you will want...
Axway Integration Builder – Variable Persistence

Integration Builder – Connector Request Triggered Flow Example

Often, Integration Builder flows are triggered by an event received from an Integration Builder connector based on polling or a webhook from a change...

VIDEO: Configure API Portal – Public API Mode Part 3

This video is the third in a series. So, be sure to watch these parts first: Part 1 ...

AMPLIFY Update: Usage Notifications for Cloud Services

In today's AMPLIFY platform update, we are introducing usage notifications for AMPLIFY cloud services, so that organizations have better visibility into usage and can budget...

VIDEO: Configure API Portal – Public API Mode Part 2

This video is a follow up to Part 1. So, if you haven't seen it yet, watch Part 1 here first. Then, watch this video to learn...

VIDEO: Configure API Portal – Public API Mode Part 1

API Portal is a tool that allows you to easily promote APIs and enables organizations to foster innovative culture. Watch this video to learn how...

Configuring the Ground: How to Install and Configure an API Builder Data Connector

API Builder is a key component of the Axway AMPLIFY Platform. You can use API Builder to create API Microservices using an API First...

New User Experience on the AMPLIFY™ Platform

Not long ago, on April 2, we launched version 6.0.0 of the AMPLIFY Platform with a brand-new service offering - Application Integration - that combines...
AMPLIFY app

Putting It All Together with AMPLIFY: Mobile App + APIs

Companies around the world use Axway’s development tools to build incredible mobile apps, from the budding developers in the Code to Inspire program in...

How to Use Policy Studio on a Mac

Erik Nord is Axway’s API Practice Lead in North America. For the last six years, he has specialized in API Management using technologies like...

How to Connect your App to Microsoft Azure Active Directory with AMPLIFY API Management

There are different scenarios in which you might want to integrate with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AD): You want to let...
API Builder and Docker

Create an API Builder Multi-Container Application Using Docker – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we discussed how to stand up a multi-container application using Docker, API Builder, and MongoDB. In this blog...

Get Started with AMPLIFY Central – Secure an API

Watch this video to learn how to secure an API in AMPLIFY Central using an API key as an example. You'll learn how to...
API Builder and Docker

Create an API Builder Multi-Container Application Using Docker – Part 1

The blog post, API Builder 4.0 Standalone – From Zero to Dockerized Microservice, shows how easy it is to use API Builder Standalone to...

API Builder: A simple CI/CD implementation – Part 2

In this post, we'll cover the complete CI/CD process to automate the build of an API Builder project and run it as a Docker...

Get Started with AMPLIFY Central – Register an API

Watch this video to learn how to register an API as an API proxy in AMPLIFY Central using the Star Wars API as an...

How to Implement OAuth with PKCE using Okta & API Management

If you are building a mobile application, then the authorization code flow with a Proof Key for Code Exchange (PKCE) is the recommended method for controlling...

AMPLIFY Central Fundamental Concepts – API Proxy

Watch this video to learn what an API proxy is and how API proxies help you manage your APIs in API Central. This video is...

The AMPLIFY™ platform – it’s HIP, it’s big, it’s here!

Axway is pleased to announce the next major release of the AMPLIFY platform. (Read the Axway AMPLIFY Integration announcement here.) Apart from a refresh...

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 5: What is a Flow and Flownode?

The fifth installment of our API Builder Tutorial series takes a deep dive on what is a Flow, Flownode, and how they interact with...

Faster Integration. Faster Innovation. Axway AMPLIFY Platform Update

Today marks a milestone in the journey of Axway's AMPLIFY Hybrid Integration Platform. This release is the result of hard work by the whole...

Axway AMPLIFY Application Integration Announcement

To succeed in digital transformation goals, businesses need to integrate more systems, people and things than ever before. Businesses today require more touch points...

How to Create Flow-Nodes for API Builder with Axway Flow SDK

API Builder is tool that enables developers to rapidly create APIs and microservices with a low-code/no-code approach. API Builder achieves this by enabling you...

API Builder: A simple CI/CD implementation – Part 1

In this blog post, we'll walk through the steps for how to easily implement a CI/CD pipeline with stages that automatically build, run, and test an...

How to Run your API Builder Standalone Docker Image on AWS Fargate

In my last blog post on Running API Builder 4.0 Docker Images on AWS EC2, we described how to set up multiple AWS EC2...

From Database to Microservice – Part 1

API Builder Standalone is a tool that enables developers to rapidly create microservices with a low-code/no-code approach. One of the ways API Builder achieves...

How to Run your API Builder Standalone Docker Image on AWS EC2 with High...

This guide describes how to run your API Builder 4.0 Docker image on AWS EC2 with high availability by creating two instances in two...

How to Connect to External Swagger Services with API Builder

Calling Google Cloud Translation service API Builder is tool that enables developers to rapidly create APIs and microservices with a low-code/no-code approach. API Builder achieves...

How to Run your API Builder Docker Image on AWS EC2

This guide describes how to run your API Builder Standalone Docker image on an AWS EC2 instance. This is suitable for test and development...

New Release: API Builder Standalone with Credential Management

Today, we are happy to announce a new release of API Builder Standalone that has built-in credential management for external services. API Builder can manage OAuth 2.0 access...

Running API Builder on Raspberry Pi Cluster using Docker Swarm – Part 3

In Part 2 of this series, I showed how I was able to run API Builder on RasPi.  In Part 3, I'm going to...

Over-Engineering Trivial Tasks Using AMPLIFY API Builder and Amazon Alexa

Are you like me and tired of doing anything with your hands? I mean that’s so 2015. Since the advent of Amazon’s Alexa (echo)...

Running API Builder on Raspberry Pi Cluster using Docker Swarm – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I gave a quick overview of the Raspberry Pi cluster configuration and how Docker Swarm is setup. This post provides the details on how to...
Blog medical

Debrief of AMPLIFY Medical Adherence Demo

Last week, we posted a video and blog walk thru for our Axway AMPLIFY Medication Adherence Demonstration. One of the great things about this illustration...
Blog medical

Axway AMPLIFY Medical Adherence Demo

Medication adherence is defined as the degree to which a patient correctly follows medical advice. Most commonly, it refers to medication or drug compliance....

Running API Builder on Raspberry Pi Cluster using Docker Swarm – Part 1

Raspberry Pi Cluster A cluster is a group of computers performing the same task, operating as a single system. Although Raspberry Pi's are pretty incredible...

API Builder Environment Variables

An environment variable is a dynamic-named value that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer. Since API Builder is used to create...

API Builder Standalone: Extend Flow Editor with Template Plugin

A template engine enhances a developer's ability to transform a given data into a different format with minimal coding. By default, the API Builder...

API Builder: Geocode Your API Requests

API Builder provides a dashboard for viewing your API Analytics. An example is show below. The analytics provide useful information, such as which API was called, its...

How to Publish an API Builder Standalone App to Azure

I was playing with our new AMPLIFY API Builder Standalone release and decided to cook up an automation recipe. Here are the ingredients – make...

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 4: Model Composition & Parallel Flows

The fourth installment of our API Builder Tutorial series walks through how to use API Builder's flow editor to compose models and leverage the...

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 5: Avengers Assemble – MicroGateway & API Gateway…

As a continuation from my previous blog entry of comparing Istio to Ant-Man, I’d like to continue with the superhero theme to provide a...

API Builder 4.0 Standalone – From Zero to Dockerized Microservice

In this blog post, we'll discuss how to use API Builder Standalone to go from zero to a Dockerized API Builder service that can...

Build Streaming APIs with AMPLIFY API Management and Streamdata

With streaming APIs, it's possible to push relevant updates to client devices from the server, which offers a couple of interesting benefits for large,...

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 4: Istio – Is it a bird?…

“It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Super...” No, wait it’s Istio! If you squint, you can just make it out! What is Istio?...

AMPLIFY API Builder Standalone is Here!

Today, organizations need to unleash the data trapped in databases, legacy systems and cloud services, so they can combine and assemble this data to...

API Builder and MQTT for IoT – Part 2

In Part 1, we introduced MQTT for IOT and how API Builder can leverage MQTT to communicate with IOT devices. In this blog post,...
Micro gateway

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 3: Whodunit?

When things break in a microservice architecture, determining the root cause is challenging- where did it fail and why? There are so many things...

3 Skills Developers Need for an API-Driven World

Trying to stand out from the crowd when looking for a software developer job can be a daunting task. The key is to not...

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 3: API First Development

The third installment in our API Builder Tutorial Series walks through how to use API Builder's API First development. Watch below to learn how...

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 2: Edge to Internal

The season finale for Game of Thrones (GoT) seems a long way off. So, in this entry, let’s keep the hype going by equating...

Introducing the AMPLIFY Developer Portal 

Axway's new AMPLIFY Developer Portal is here! The new Developer Portal brings our mobile app developer users and API developer users to one place to...

Microgateway Blog Series, Part 1 – Traffic Management

In this series of blog posts, we explain the valuable role the Microgateway plays in adopting a microservice architecture. A single microservice is a simple...

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 2: Model First Development

The second installment in our API Builder Tutorial Series walks through how to use API Builder’s Model First development. Watch below to learn how...

API Builder and MQTT for IoT – Part 1

MQTT is a machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity protocol and is the de facto communication protocol for IoT. While you could use HTTP(S)...

API Builder Tutorial Series Ch. 1: Setup & Tour

Eager to incorporate API Builder into your workflow, but not sure how to get started? This video demonstrates how to install API Builder and...

API Builder 3.0: API First Simple Parameter Example

In part 1 of this blog post series, we introduced the two main new features of API Builder 3.0, namely API First API development...

Introducing API Builder 3.0 with API First & Flow Editor

Prior to API Builder 3.0, API's were tied to models exposed by connectors. While this is a powerful and easy way to expose data...

5 Strategies for Making the Switch from Monolith to Microservices

Once you’ve decided microservices are right for your organization, what’s next? While refactoring your application is a worthwhile decision, it is a long-term investment...

Introducing an All New Axway Marketplace

The past few months have brought exciting changes to the Axway Marketplace, Axway’s platform for high-quality free, open-source, and paid development assets. As we...

WATCH: Building Bots and Alexa Skills with API Builder

In this video from our Nov 16th SPARK event, Leor Brenman demonstrates the following: How to use API Builder to build...

ArrowDB Connector Dev & Production Environments

When you create an API Builder project you will find that the ArrowDB Connector is installed in your project. If you don't find it...

Developing Native APIs with Hyperloop

A little over a year ago, we rolled out Hyperloop to eliminate the need for OS-specific modules so that every single native API on...

API Builder Spreadsheet Import

Currently API Builder does not provide a means of importing data into a model from a spreadsheet. For example, if you have an ArrowDB...

Deciding if Microservices are Right for You

Microservices are taking the development world by storm, greatly accelerating an organization’s agility and deployment cycle. To date, some of the world’s largest organizations...

Tech Tutorial: API Builder

In this Tech Tutorial, Principal Architect Darren Mason provides a hands-on introduction to API Builder (formerly Arrow). The video highlights how to model data...

Refreshed Axway Appcelerator

As many of you may have observed, we have been in the process of rebranding and renaming our offering. Our new brand – Axway...

API Builder: Facebook Chatbot Example

In a prior post, we described how to use API Builder to implement a Twitter Bot that posted tweets, retweeted and also followed anyone...

API Builder: Twitter Bot Example

A bot is a device or piece of software that can execute commands, reply to messages, or perform routine tasks, such as online searches,...

Using Faker for Mock Data

In a prior post, we discussed how to use mock data for your API. This post describes how to use faker in an API...

Arrow Builder Debugging Tip – ngrok Secure Tunnel to localhost

During the development of Arrow Builder APIs, you are often running and debugging your Arrow Builder project locally on your machine prior to publishing....

Host Your Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder, Part 2

In my Part 1 post, I described how easy it is to host an Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder. I used...

Host Your Alexa Skill Service on AMPLIFY using API Builder, Part 1

Amazon Alexa Skills are comprised of two components, the Amazon Alexa Skill Interface hosted on Amazon and the Skill Service, which can be hosted...

Arrow Builder API Development with Cloud9

The Arrow Builder API development flow is to develop, run and test your APIs on your local machine using your favorite text editor and...

Arrow Composite Model POST

Currently in Arrow Builder, create (e.g. POST), is not supported for Composite models. However, using a pre-block we can support the POST (and UPDATE)...

ArrowDB Mock Data and Data Import

So you've created your Arrow Builder project and created ArrowDB models. Arrow has automatically created all your APIs and even documented them for you....

Using an Arrow API Mockup to Remove Development Bottlenecks

Your mobile app developers are starting a project and need access to an API. However, you're not ready to develop the API. Perhaps the...
Arrow Builder + New Relic

Arrow Builder Performance Monitoring with New Relic

Appcelerator provides a number of capabilities for monitoring your Arrow applications. These are accessible from the Dashboard and documented here. However, what if you...

Arrow Builder Custom Fields

In prior blog posts and videos we discussed how to use Arrow Builder to create payload-optimized models & APIs and composite models & APIs...
Microservices Today and Tomorrow

Microservices Q&A: Today and Tomorrow

We sat down with Tony Pujals, Director of Cloud Engineering at Appcelerator, to better understand the microservices trend and where it is headed. In...
Microservices Clearing the Hurdles

Microservices Q&A: Clearing the Hurdles

We sat down with Tony Pujals, Director of Cloud Engineering at Appcelerator, to better understand the microservices trend and where it is headed. In...
Microservices Origins and Drivers

Microservices Q&A: Origins and Drivers

When speaking with Tony Pujals, Director of Cloud Engineering at Appcelerator, his enthusiasm about microservices—along with APIs, distributed systems and scalable cloud architecture—is...

Arrow Builder API Server Sizing using Load Testing

So, you've designed and tested your Arrow Builder Project (APIs) and are ready to publish it. What size container should you choose? Small, Medium,...
5 Things About Microservices

Five Things You Need To Know About Microservices

Backend technology is constantly evolving as user demands shift and the mobile landscape advances. We once relied on tools like PaaS and IaaS, which...

Arrow API Swagger Interface

When you create Arrow Builder APIs, the Arrow Admin Console displays your automatically-generated API docs in the API Docs tab as described here. An...

Appcelerator Arrow Client-Side SDK Example

This post provides a simple step-by-step example of generating and utilizing the Arrow Client-Side SDK for an Arrow application. For this example, I will utilize...

Featured Video: The Complete API Lifecycle with Arrow and API Management

In this featured video Leor Brenman demonstrates how to build and run microservices and optimized APIs using Appcelerator Arrow and then secure and manage...

Arrow Encryption for Data in Transit

Appcelerator mobile apps use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for encrypting and decrypting all data transmitted and received by the device. However, for certain types...