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Enterprise architecture must 'refactor' for APIs, says industry exec

The proliferation of mobile applications and growing dependence on services built on application programming interfaces, or APIs, are driving a sea change in enterprise architecture, says one industry executive.

Want successful APIs? Make developer experience your priority

An expert panel discussion at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco tackled "emergent APIs" and offered practical advice on building API-centric products and services.

Evernote: A case study in building your business via API

Evernote says integration with third-party products via API makes customers 50 percent more likely to buy Evernote's premium version.

Apple's APIs left VMware in enterprise mobility dust

The introduction of Apple's iPhone application programming interfaces with iOS 4 left VMware with its Horizon product far behind in the enterprise mobility race, admits VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.

Healthcare.gov security problems not confined to public sector

The security issues with the Healthcare.gov website identified by security researcher David Kennedy are not confined to that website and should be a concern for any website developed with speed rather than security in mind.

Not-so-strange bedfellows: Single sign-on, API management, good UX

Monolithic business applications (think late-90s ERP) made a certain amount of sense--all that functionality tightly integrated under one user interface. Unfortunately, as Ben Kepes points out, that interface usually stank.

Nonprofit platform launched to share API code, Creative Commons style

The Defrag conference in Bloomfield, CO this week served as the launchpad for API Commons, a noncommercial service that encourages developers to share API code under Creative Commons-style license.

Citrix revamps XenMobile to kickstart employee productivity

Citrix is launching a new version of its XenMobile enterprise mobility management platform, introducing a series of features that the company says simplifies and accelerates manual processes for corporate users while making it easier for IT departments to deploy and scale new technologies.

How to make your APIs awesome

If we're living in the API economy, then you'd better know how to make a great API.

Open vs. proprietary, round 10, in the cloud

Remember Microsoft versus Apple, circa 2001? Microsoft placed its bet on commodity hardware, while Apple insisted that tight software/hardware integration was the way to go.