Thick API Gateways

I came across the term 'Overambitious API Gateways' from Thought Works tech radar. The point is, whether is it good or bad to have business logic in the API Gateways? Since the term Gateway is not a functional requirement and serves the purpose of a reverse proxy; it is quite obvious that including business logic … Continue reading Thick API Gateways

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Project Oxford – Behind the scenes of how-old.net

http://www.how-old.net has been trending recently in social media. Simply you can upload a picture in this website and it will detect the faces in the photo and tells you the gender and the age of the person the face belongs to. The site uses Face API behind the scenes, which is available here http://gallery.azureml.net/MachineLearningAPI/b0b2598aa46c4f44a08af8891e415cc7 You … Continue reading Project Oxford – Behind the scenes of how-old.net

Microsoft Azure API Management Policies

This is the second post of the Microsoft Azure API Management tutorial. See the first post – Introduction to Microsoft Azure API Management. This post describes about the advance Policies define the rules for the incoming and outgoing API requests. See this link for the full API Management Policy Reference. Different policies are applied at … Continue reading Microsoft Azure API Management Policies

Introduction to Microsoft Azure API Management – Step by Step tutorial

Introduction to API Management Microsoft acquired a company named Apiphany last year (read about the acquisition) and jumped to the API Management market. So what is API Management ? Given below is the definition what Google gives for the question; indeed it’s a fairly well descriptive definition. Microsoft Azure API Management is backed by the … Continue reading Introduction to Microsoft Azure API Management – Step by Step tutorial