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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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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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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3scale API Program

Building Effective API Programs: API Operations

This is the sixth part of the Building Effective API Programs blog post series. In the previous parts we covered benefits of APIs, alignment between API programs, strategy and business models and API design and implementation. In this part, we discuss […]

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3scale @ APIDays Mediterranea, May 5-7 and PARTY

Like last year, we are again very happy to be one of the main supporters and sponsors of APIdays Mediterranea in Barcelona on May 6-7. As a sponsor, we can provide a number of 50% discounted tickets. Get them here. APIDays […]

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New White Paper: The Unseen Enablers Of Platforms

Today we publish a new white paper which I wrote together with Sangeet Paul Choudary. Sangeet is Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs and best known for his work on platform business models and multi-sided network effects. He is also a widely […]

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Guest Post: Swagger for the Masses

Editors Note: Since the announcement of next steps for Swagger by SmartBear and Tony Tam a couple of weeks ago, there’s been a activity and discussion around how a vendor neutral way forward could be forged — a testament to […]

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3scale API Program

Building Effective API Programs: API Business Models

What is the Right API for the Business Model? As discussed in the previous post, an API program must be embedded in the overarching business strategy and aligned with business goals. The business model is where the rubber meets the road […]

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3scale API Program

Building Effective API Programs: APIs and Strategy

This is the third part of the Building Effective API Programs series. The introduction can be found here. To take advantage of the API benefits we discussed in the previous post, an effective API program must be rooted in an organization’s overarching […]

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API lifecycle Stage 4: Share/Engage -- 3scale

Practical Advice For The Stages Of The API Lifecycle (Part 4/4)

Manfred will be presenting a related workshop: Practical API Lifecycle Management at APIdays Paris on Tuesday, December 2. The API lifecycle is made up of four stages, which an API provider would iterate through several times as part of an API program: […]

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API lifecycle Operate/Manage -- 3scale

Practical Advice For The Stages Of The API Lifecycle (Part 3/4)

The API lifecycle is made up of four stages, which an API provider would iterate through several times as part of an API program: Plan/Design, Build/Integrate, Operate/Manage, and Share/Engage. You can find a more detailed description of the API Lifecycle in the […]

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