Category Archives: API

Postman Collection Runner : Load Testing, Functional Testing

APIs are everywhere which are a basic building block of different applications from small, medium to large enterprise scale. Testing of these APIs is always a crucial yet critical part. A large set of free, open-source as well as proprietary tools are available for API testing. One such popular tool is Postman. Postman is a… Read More »

API Gateway vs Load Balancer: All You Need to Know

Web Applications or APIs expose over the network are exposed to a potentially huge network traffic as well as a wide range of security threats. In order to deal with such scenarios, various steps are taken. On the back-end side; scalability is achieved by forming a cluster of servers as per the expected load. With… Read More »

Postman OpenAPI Tutorial: Create API Specifications Using Postman

Postman is a popular tool used by software testing teams. It is more commonly used for REST APIs testing but the capabilities and features of this tool are not just limited to such testing. Postman provides rich set of features for API documentation as well. It can be used to Design APIs by creating API… Read More »

MuleSoft API Lifecycle Management : API Lifecycle Stages

MuleSoft API Lifecycle Management is a continuous process that covers the entire journey of an API from design to deprecation. In this article, I have discussed API Lifecycle Stages of a MuleSoft API in detail. By the end of this article; you should have a fairly good idea about each stage of API Lifecycle and… Read More »

REST API Best Practices to Design , Develop RESTful Services

REST ( Representational State Transfer) is a popular architectural style for developing integration and enabling transfer of data between the integrated systems or applications in a standardized manner. REST APIs also known as RESTful APIs are widely used in modern businesses to enable sharing digital assets capabilities to achieve diverse business goals. REST Services or… Read More »

Microservices Vs API: Difference Between APIs and Microservices Explained

APIs and Microservices have become a norm in the modern digital world where businesses are continuously moving towards their digital journey. Exposing Assets in the form of APIs and building applications in an agile, flexible and resilient manner are among the prime concerns for the organizations. That’s where APIs and Microservices come into the picture.… Read More »

How API Management Platforms Help Dealing with API Security Threats

API Management Platforms provide a rich set of features to help managing API Life Cycle in a more standardized manner starting from API design all the way to APIs Onboarding and Security. In order to protect digital assets which are exposed in the form of APIs, Security Threats are becoming a major concern with new… Read More »

API Security Best Practices : 8 Best Practices for APIs Security

With growing digital businesses and continuous evolution in the software and IT industry through Micro-Services Architectures, APIs Security is becoming a prime focus and API Security Best Practices have become a mandatory requirement to safeguard any organization’s digital assets. In this article, 8 Best Practices for Securing APIs are discussed in detail.

WSO2 API Manager Beginners Tutorial: How to Publish

WSO2 API Manager is one of the most popular open-source, fully functional, feature-rich API Management platform which provides a rich set of tools and features for entire API-Lifecycle management including API Creation, API Publication, API Governance, APIs On-boarding, API Analytics and API Monitoring. WSO2 API manager provides various portals for API designers, API Developers and… Read More »

API Management Tutorial: API Management Best Practices

API Management with API Management Best Practices plays a very important role in any business with API-Led connectivity in order to ensure that APIs are exposed with a standardized approach by taking care of best practices for API Publishing, API Discovery, API Documentation, API Security, APIs Policy Enforcement, API gateway best practices, APIs analytics, APIs… Read More »