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IBM API Connect: A complete API lifecycle offering


Taken from IBM API Connect developer site

IBM recently announced a completely new, re-designed and a unique offering known as API Connect, which integrates IBM API Management and IBM Strong Loop into a single package with built-in gateway, allows you to create, secure, run and manage APIs and Microservices. This offering will certainly help organizations to understand the complete API life cycle in detail and design the overall enterprise architecture in a better way.

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Here are a few exciting features:

  • Utilize Strong Loop capabilities to rapidly build API’s and Microservices using Node.js – Loopback and Express frameworks.
  • Model driven approach to create API’s. Map models to back-end systems using available connectors.
  • Unified management and administration of Node.js and Java runtimes.
  • Built-in support for Swagger 2.0 on API Manager portal.
  • Addition of new built-in policies to speed-up the API development and make developer’s life easy.
  • Assemble view on API Manager portal provides a visual tool for composing assembly flows.
  • Developer toolkit to interact with API Manager portal.
  • Short development cycles and accelerate innovation.
  • 3 editions of API Connect -> Essentials, Professional and Enterprise

Take a look at IBM API Connect developer link for more details. IBM is planning to make this release generally available (GA) by 15 March 2016. I’ll share more technical details around this new exciting offering in coming weeks.

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