The IBM API Connect® developer toolkit and native creation tooling provides a CLI and a GUI, called API Designer, to quickly create and configure APIs and LoopBack applications

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Everything you need to build APIs

Drag-and-drop policies

Save developers’ time and reduce errors with drag-and-drop assembly for many complex API policies, with no XML required.

Definition templates

Enforce corporate standards by using pre-existing templates for both API definitions and API product definitions.

Integrated security

Effortlessly secure APIs, including those created with IBM App Connect, to accelerate API delivery.

Simplified categorization

Use customer-defined metadata to simplify API categorization and searchability and control API gateway behavior.

Seamless experience

Move from developing APIs in the developer toolkit to publishing and managing them in API Connect without interruption.

Simple governance

Allow your lines of business to publish internal and external APIs to a single corporate portal.

Use case

IBM API Connect gives API developers all the tools they need to create security-rich, easy-to-use APIs for an array of healthcare applications — from wellness trackers to vaccine records.

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Harness powerful tools to create APIs

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Take control of your API ecosystem while propelling your API strategy forward.