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Top 5 Integration & API Articles of the Week

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[Article originally written by Shohil Kothari.]

We’re starting a weekly roundup of the top 5 integration and API articles of the week.  Take a look and let us know if we missed any.  Don’t forget to follow @MuleSoft to stay up-to-date on integration & APIs!

4 Ways to Service-Orient API Deployments

API management is about SOA, taken to the next level. The same practices and philosophies developed as part of SOA can also serve API management well.

 Google, Nest, and the $3.2 Billion API

The pundits are abuzz with Google’s $2.3 billion acquisition of Nest, a move that could take the tech giant further into your home, your habits and the way you live. In reality, we’re watching a great example of the API economy.

Cloud Sherpas Shows Just How Lucrative Moving to the Cloud Is

As more and more organizations move to the cloud, and the number of cloud tools being used within organizations increases, SaaS implementations are becoming an increasingly lucrative opportunity for Systems Integrators.

Advantages of API-first Design

MuleSoft CTO Uri Sarid talks to ProgrammableWeb about the value of API-first design and how it allows businesses to optimize for a great API instead of having the API simply be a reflection of existing code.

5 API Questions to Ask

Before signing on for the new crop of “everything as a service,” ask 5 questions about the API that tie things together

 

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