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The different types of APIs

APIs are your key to digitisation. In the blog “What exactly is an API“, we introduce the topic and explain the general functionality of APIs. Did you know that there are different APIs? Find out in this blog what types of APIs exist, how they differ and where API Lifecycle Management comes in.

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API Interface

What exactly is an API?

APIs and API management are the talk of the town these days – but what exactly are APIs and how do they work? Dive into the world of APIs and get answers to the question: What is an API? […]

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ERP system

EDI Connection of SAP S/4HANA with APIs Instead of IDocs – Protect Your Investment

The IDoc structures used for SAP R/3 or ERP ECC continue to be available for connecting SAP S/4HANA. External business partners can be integrated if these IDoc structures are used in conjunction with an EDI solution. SAP also offers API-based interfaces and the SAP API Business Hub eases conversion of the connections from SAP S/4HANA environments to API interfaces – including IDoc-based connections between SAP ERP and the EDI solution. […]

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Comparison of EDI and API

Comparison of EDI and APIs – Handling of Content Errors

When data is exchanged between business partners, errors also occur with regards to content. It is sufficient that a target system simply does not interpret plausible data correctly. With EDI as batch-driven file exchange, error handling typically takes place on the target system, whereas with coupling using APIs, the calling system only receives an error message back and is responsible for error handling itself. […]

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API-Management

Five Key Tasks that API Management Must Fulfill

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) integrate business processes, services, content and data. They connect partners, systems and internal teams easily and securely. The question of a regulated administration – the API management – gains importance the more APIs are utilized. Companies use APIs in many ways, e.g. to integrate endpoints as part of application development or […]

DB Cargo Logistics

Is Your Track & Trace Solution Real-Time or a Waste of Time?

Tracking and tracing parts throughout the automotive supply chain used to be a case of ship and forget until they arrived at the next waypoint. These days it’s all about real-time monitoring of the parts and their environmental conditions throughout their entire journey. How is your Track & Trace solution delivering against these modern day […]

Blockchain

Blockchain – Disruptively Positive Technology for the CPG Industry

Deloitte recently published a very interesting article entitled ‘The adoption of disruptive technologies in the consumer products industry‘. Only as recently as last year (2018) the Consumer Products industry fared less than favourably in terms of its ‘digital maturity’ compared with other industries, thus indicating ample room for improvement by way of digital transformation. Spearheading […]

APIs Driving Force

API’s a Driving Force in Social Media Companies Payment Service Offerings

There are many types of transactions in the world of payments, including those made between individuals and companies and conversely, between companies, between governments, and between private individuals. The payment process occurs between the payer and the payee, each of whom can be a person, business, institution or software agent. Each phase of a payment […]

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API Lifecycle Management

Top 3 considerations for API Lifecycle Management

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) connect your business processes, services, content, and data to your partners, customers, and internal teams in an easy and secure way. In other words, APIs are a digital glue and the foundation of the digital economy. Enterprises are achieving a number of things with APIs, including using them as an endpoint […]

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