Authentication and authorization are key components for any web app, and APIs built as cloud functions are no exception. This article will show you how to build an IBM Cloud Function API and then use IBM Cloud App ID to protect the function with the IBM Cloud API Gateway—no code change required.
Introducing Bluemix Native API Management in CF Apps – The Most Integrated API Tooling on the Market
Introducing Native API Management in Bluemix Cloud Foundry, the most integrated API Tooling on the public cloud. You can add security and control to an API in seconds, all without having to leave the Cloud Foundry UI or Bluemix CLI. This is our second Bluemix integration, coming just weeks after integrating with OpenWhisk.We sat down with developers and listened to what they needed on day-one to control and secure their APIs.
We’re excited to announce the release of IBM API Connect on Bluemix, a complete solution to manage every aspect of the API lifecycle. With integration between IBM StrongLoop and IBM API Management, API Connect is an entirely unique offering on the forefront of the API revolution.
The digital, mobile, API and IoT economies all rely heavily on underlying APIs. There are many signs that will indicate your APIs are duds and will be rejected by your users sooner than later. If you are still unsure about how or when to call an API unreliable, listen to this discussion. More...
If you are building APIs, you need to understand the ground rules to gain traction with your user/developer community. In this podcast, IBM API Program Director Andy Thurai and Programmable Web/ API Science founder John Musser discuss a wide array of topics from "Is the call volume the right thing to measure for APIs?" to "What is most boneheaded move that most API providers do without knowing it?"
This weekly post showcases some of the best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. In case you missed any of them, this week's post features some of the most popular tutorials and articles from the past 6 weeks including how-to's on building your first Node.js website, utilizing IBM Bluemix DevOps Services, constructing a managed API with IBM Bluemix, and making a remote-controlled Raspberry Pi 2 monitor for your IBM Bluemix apps.
In building cloud applications for their customers, many companies struggle to leverage highly important data that is often locked away in an on-premises datacenter. Thanks to the enterprise-class Hybrid Integration services on top of our next generation Bluemix platform, businesses can quickly build cloud applications at scale while leveraging their existing data in a completely secure manner. It’s not even necessary to move data from an on-premises system to the cloud! Hybrid Integration is all about letting you decide where the data should live, and providing all of the required tooling for accessing, discovering, shaping, and managing that information.
This weekly post showcases some of best new tutorials, videos, and other content published each week on developerWorks. The three featured articles include: Building an enterprise-scale database of SEC financial data with Bluemix and Cloudant, using the Node-RED workflow editor in Bluemix to capture a Twitter feed and analyze the data with the IBM Analytics for Hadoop service, and a video showing now to build/deploy a scalable contacts application in the cloud with API Management service.