Building a Scalable Azure Infrastructure

Sep 2, 2020 11:49:00 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in Webinars, API development, Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

In this we discuss how to architect your cloud infrastructure to handle your current and future customers' demands

Read More

Top 4 signs you're using a legacy system

Aug 26, 2020 12:30:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in API development, Thriftly

In the world of software, "legacy" is a dirty word. If you’re using legacy software, you’ve fallen behind in a world built on speed and innovation. Sticking with legacy systems opens your business up to future inefficiency, decreased profits, and gaps in IT security.

But sometimes, it’s tough to tell that the system you’ve relied upon for years is a legacy system. You don’t want to jump ship needlessly, because switching systems is a costly, time-intensive endeavor. But if you keep sinking resources into software that’s past its prime, you’re throwing money away and conceding an important advantage to your competitors.

Read More

Getting paid for your API - how to monetize your API

Aug 19, 2020 4:00:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in API development, Thriftly

If you’re using the Bundled Access model, customers will likely pay for API access the same way they pay for your other products. But if you’re using the Pay Per Call or Pay Per Month models, you must provide an easy, online payment method that also integrates with your API management service. That way, customers can easily track their usage and pay their bill from one place.

Read More

Top 3 advantages of cloud computing for ISVs

Aug 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM / by Matt Ledger posted in Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

For independent software vendors (ISVs), there are distinct advantages for moving to the Cloud. Certain challenges, such as finding the resources and developers necessary to invest in cloud-based infrastructure, can make moving to the Cloud difficult.

Yet despite those challenges, established vendors keep hearing the Cloud“levels the playing field” between small to mid-sized ISVs and larger vendors. But how exactly? And is an investment in cloud-based infrastructure really worth it?

Read More

Building Modern Distributed Applications with Thriftly & Angular

Aug 7, 2020 6:41:54 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in API development

For building modern web applications, developers need to become proficient in Javascript.  Since so much of the application revolves around creating a great user experience and rich UI, building everything from scratch in plain Javascript is not practical. That is why you need  Javascript frameworks that provide developers an easy way to build web applications, filters, and directives.

Read More

How to Support Multiple API Protocols

Jul 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in API development, Thriftly

If you’re a developer who supports multiple API protocols, you’ve probably spent a lot of time discussing or debating REST vs. SOAP vs. RPC or other APIs. Depending on your point of view, you might think that one API protocol is better than another, and seek to use that protocol whenever possible.

Read More

Considerations in Building Secure APIs

Jul 23, 2020 12:29:26 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in Webinars, API development, Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

In this, webinar, we cover API security: encryption, authentication, and authorization. We will be covering how secure API design starts with you and how you should be thinking like a villain when setting up security. 

Read More

Best Practices for Designing a Manageable API

Jul 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Zachary Flower posted in API development, Thriftly

Designing APIs is easy. Designing good APIs, however, is not.

That’s because when it comes to API design, there are a lot of considerations that must be weighed outside of core functionality. From naming conventions to version management, the details of an API’s design can mean the difference between success and failure.

Read More

How to build mobile apps using React Native

Jun 17, 2020 5:10:50 PM / by Oliver Nelson posted in Webinars, API development, Cloud and hybrid cloud, Thriftly

In this, webinar, we cover React Native, an open-source, Javascript-based framework for building native mobile apps for iOS and Android devices. We will also be covering debugging and tools you can use to debug your React Native application.

Read More

Best practices for designing a secure API

Jun 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Zachary Flower posted in API development, Thriftly

Like everything else that powers software infrastructure, APIs must be secured. That you know.

But do you understand how to go about securing an API? The API security process starts (or should start, at least) with API design. If you wait until you’ve already created your API to think about security, you’re fighting an uphill battle, because you’ll be trying to plug security holes that you could have prevented in the first place.

Read More