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Launching the Linux Foundation Open API Initiative to Help Drive the Web of APIs

We’re proud to be supporting the launch of the new Linux Foundation collaborative effort for Web APIs: the Open API Initiative (see the announcement here). The initiative will take forward the great foundational work done under the Swagger banner by […]

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Streaming APIs and the Internet of Things

In a recent study, the McKinsey Global Institute concluded that the Internet of Things (IOT) has an economic potential of up to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. APIs – specifically streaming APIs – enable the IOT vision to become […]

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Hybrid API Management Architectures Done Right

At 3scale we’ve always been fairly opinionated about the right way to architect API Management, and since founding have had a hybrid architecture at our core. So with Apigee today announcing an architecture with some similarities we figured it would […]

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Updated Tutorial: How to deploy an NGINX API gateway on Heroku

Control Access, Monitor Traffic & Manage your API with 3scale At 3scale, we recommend using NGINX as an API proxy for several reasons, including its outstanding performance and extensibility, thanks to the Lua scripting support. When used with the 3scale […]

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3scale Copyrights Database Store API

In response to today’s Supreme Court decision not to rule in the Oracle v. Google case, 3scale has decided to reconsider its previous position on copyright and APIs and is today announcing its copyright ownership over the newly developed Database […]

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Updated Tutorial: How to deploy an API on Amazon EC2 for AWS rookies

At 3scale we find Amazon to be a fantastic platform for running APIs due to the complete control you have on the application stack. However for people new to AWS, the learning curve is quite steep. So we put together […]

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Rails + jspm >= ECMAScript 6 awesomeness

From the buzz on Twitter and blog posts, you could feel that ECMAScript 6 was finally coming. It has many things we’ve wished for for years, so it makes sense to start new projects with it in mind. ECMAScript 6 […]

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Packing list for Startupbus

Five developer tools to save time on the road We are only a week away from the StartupBus kick-off party that we’ll be hosting at 3scale HQ in San Francisco. Since the bus will leave the next day, it’s already […]

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APIs.JSON: Bootstrapping The Web of APIs

It’s been a year since we first published APIs.JSON together with Kin Lane and APIEvangelist and the idea has taken hold in all sorts of ways – not least in the 900+ APIs now listed on using the format. […]

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How to load test & tune performance on your API (Part II)

These posts are based on Mark’s presentation at APIStrat/APIDays Berlin. The video is now available on YouTube. Here is the second part of our how-to on running a load test on your API. In the first part, we walked through […]

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