Published on 08 September 2016
IBM Form #: REDP-5350-00
Authors: Alex Seriy, Bhargav Perepa, Christian E. Loza, Christopher P. Tchoukaleff, Gang Chen, Ilene Seelemann, Kurtulus Yildirim, Rahul Gupta, Soad Hamdy and Vasfi Gucer
IBM® API Connect is an API management solution from IBM that offers capabilities to create, run, manage, and secure APIs and microservices. By using these capabilities, the full lifecycle of APIs for on-premises and cloud environments can be managed.
This IBM Redpaper™ publication describes practical scenarios that show the API Connect capabilities for managing the full API life cycle, creating, running, securing, and managing the APIs. This Redpaper publication is targeted to users of an API Connect based API strategy, developers, IT architects, and technical evangelists.
If you are not familiar with APIs or API Connect, we suggest that you read the Redpaper publication Getting Started with IBM API Connect: Concepts, Architecture and Strategy Guide, REDP-5349, before reading this publication.
Chapter 1. Introduction to API Connect and environment setup
Chapter 2. Developing and deploying LoopBack applications and APIs
Chapter 3. Managing the APIs
Chapter 4. Securing the APIs
Chapter 5. Using the APIs
Chapter 6. Monitoring and analyzing the APIs
Appendix A. Deploying the authentication utility application
Appendix B. Additional material