Category Archives: Technical

Alistair Farquharson

Moving Beyond the Acronym

Today’s concept of API is at once too broad and too narrow. Developers tend to take the acronym literally, seeing it specifically as a programming interface designed to be used by another application. Meanwhile, business decision-makers view APIs as some cutting-edge technology that will make their businesses run better, improve the customer experience or maybe… Continue reading →

Alistair Farquharson

Proxies, connectors and agents! Oh my!

There is an excellent post on Kin Lane’s API Evangelist blog about The Battle for your API Proxy. I think a better title would have been ‘The Battle of Agents vs. Proxies’. Agents have been around forever in one form or another. When used to deliver API services, API agents are different than proxies because… Continue reading →