API Management - the Five stages of API Adoption

Posted by Hans Bot on 22 Aug, 2017

Today, APIs are the new frontier in IT strategy and architecture. No matter in what industry you’re looking, doing business digitally is high on the agenda – and APIs are an essential part of the digital menu. At Yenlo, we’re enjoying the fortune of working with many companies who are building APIs and implementing API Management for those APIs. Although there are many differences across the different engagements we’re in, there are also remarkable similarities. Similarities in the kind of challenges companies face. And, similarities in the growth paths these companies travel over.

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Topics: WSO2 API, API Management, API Strategy

WSO2TORIAL: Creating a custom handler for the WSO2 API Manager 2.1.0

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 20 Jul, 2017

The WSO2 API Manager is the solution for management, monitoring and monetization of API’s. The current version of the API Manager is a complete solution that consists of a number of components that work seamlessly together.

To give a high-level overview, the API Manager consists of several individual components:

  1. API Publisher
  2. API Store
  3. API Gateway
  4. API Key Manager
  5. Traffic Manager
  6. Analytics
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Topics: WSO2 API, API, Custom Handler


Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 6 Jul, 2017

The WSO2 API Manager allows you to manage, monitor and monetize APIs. Ofcourse the API Manager does much more than that especially with all of the advanced functionality packed into the product. Especially the last couple of versions have really been feature-packed. From advanced throttling to the possibility to expose a WebSocket backend as an API. 

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Topics: WSO2 API, API, websockets

A primer on OAUTH2 tokens in WSO2 API Manager

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 29 Jun, 2017

Perhaps you have heard about OAUTH2, the authorization standard used by a large number of technology providers like Google, Facebook and Twitter. It could also be that you have not heard of it but you have been using it all along because OAUTH2 is the currently preferred method of authorization / delegation for  many organizations who want to give access to resources in a secure way. In this blog you will read how to use OAUTH2 tokens in WSO2 API Manager.

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Topics: WSO2 API, OAUTH2

Migrating WSO2 API Manager 1.10.0 to 2.1.0

Posted by Thomas Zielinski on 22 Jun, 2017

Many customers have to make a decision if they have to migrate their product to the newest version. In this case the management takes questions like this in to consideration:

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Topics: WSO2 API, API