Articles

Development and Deployment of C-App Based Artifacts on Multiple Environments

This article deals with the development of environment specific artifacts and their deployment on multiple environments. These environments include Dev, QA and Production, and addresses the problem of updating the artifacts accordingly, since the service endpoints are different in each environment. It also focuses on the management of endpoints, that are used as external references within a composite application that’s deployed in different environments.

[Tutorial] How to Get Apache Stratos 4.0.0 Running on a Single Machine

Apache Stratos is a polyglot PaaS framework, providing developers a cloud-based environment for developing, testing, and running scalable applications. This tutorial will provide you step-by-step guide on how to setup Apache Stratos 4.0.0 (Incubating) on a single machine in collaboration with OpenStack as the IaaS provider. It will also guide you on how to define a Stratos LB cartridge, a PHP framework cartridge and how to subscribe to it.

Governing API Subscriptions Through WSO2 API Manager

Many organizations around the world are adopting an ‘API strategy’ to expose its internal business capabilities as APIs to a wider developer community, both within and outside the organization. Exposing internal APIs to a wider community of developers would require a mechanism to advertise and make APIs available to these developers to encourage a higher level of participation. This article demonstrates the capabilities of WSO2 API Manager to govern and control API subscriptions through an approval workflow.

Workflow extension support in WSO2 API Manager 1.6

Workflow extension support was a major requirement since the start of WSO2 API Manager, and we decided to add it to the WSO2 API Manager 1.6 release. For this release, we introduced workflow extension support for only three major functionalities; we have documented this feature in the WSO2 API Manager documentation as well. In this article, we will describe the WSO2 API Manager's workflow extension design, its main components, configurations, and its uses.

[Presentation] Best Practices in Building an API Security Ecosystem

Prabath presented a talk on 'Best Practices in Building an API Security Ecosystem' at the API Strategy and Practice Conference held in Amsterdam recently. Focusing on API security, the talk covered best practices in building an API Security Ecosystem with OAuth 2.0, UMA, SCIM, XACML and LDAP.

Platform Wide Test Automation with WSO2 Test Automation Framework

Enterprises today need to deliver high quality software within a short time period and with minimal effort. Test automation is one of the core means to increase your velocity, test efficiency, and enable faster delivery. This article explains the concept of a platform-wide test automation using the WSO2 Test Automation Framework.

[Presentation] Best Practices for API Management

Isabelle Mauny conducted a workshop at the API Strategy and Practice Conference held in Amsterdam recently. She shared successful development and deployment best practices of WSO2 customers to secure, monitor, and manage APIs.

[Interview] Establishing an SOA-Focused Enterprise Architecture

Many would agree that SOA helps to meet challenges faced when building enterprise architecture. But why is it important, and what are its benefits? We caught up with Asanka Abeysinghe, WSO2’s VP-Solutions Architecture, who provided some insights. He also explains how implementation of the architecture together with WSO2 products will ensure flexibility, reliability, and efficiency.

[WSO2Con Asia 2014] Keynote - Complete Your Corporate Jigsaw - Build a Connected Business

It’s one thing to have a vision, but the path to get there from where you are now often has many blocks. This session takes you through a journey - from wherever you are in your corporate IT mess and maze to the promised land of a connected business. Real customer case studies are used to illustrate the various steps involved, and also discuss the carrots and sticks needed along the way to manage the human aspects of the transition.

[WSO2Con Asia 2014] Nurturing Applications in a Connected Enterprise

In a connected business, IT can become a more agile business-enabler with cloud based technologies by providing faster time-to-market and enhanced visibility into the performance, adoption, usage and value of applications. This session takes you through WSO2 App Factory, a multi-tenant, elastic, and self-service enterprise platform that supports applications from cradle to grave; it enables multiple project teams to collaboratively create, run, and manage enterprise applications, while aiming to reduce development time and cost, increasing collaboration and visibility.