Monthly Archives: December 2016

RESTful APIs: Paging using “_links” array in JSON document

At one of our customers I am currently facing the challenge what to do when the data collection behind a certain RESTful API becomes to extensive to handle in a single hit. Introducing filtering and paging using query parameters is of course the answer to this, but this also implicates that you will need to […]

Apigee Edge: How to change the location of user-key from query parameters (insecure) to the more secure HTTP(S) headers?

In this blogpost I will be explaining how to change the location of the apikey from the default query parameters (insecure) section to the more secure HTTP(S) headers in the product Apigee Edge by Google. HTTPS (HTTP over SSL) sends all HTTP content over a SSL tunnel, so HTTP content and headers are encrypted as […]

3scale/NGINX: How to change the location of user-key from query parameters (insecure) to the more secure HTTP(S) headers in 3scale/NGINX?

This is the first of hopefully many “howto’s” in setting up and configuring API Management platforms. In this blogpost I will be explaining how to change the location of the user-key from the default query parameters (insecure) section to the more secure HTTP(S) headers in the product combination Red Hat 3scale (API Management Platform) and […]

API Management as an enabler for a Smooth Cloud Transition

Today was again a very exciting day at one of our customers (despite the Monday). As an integration architect I am currently working on the next-gen integration architecture in which cloud strategy is a very crucial part (among APIs, Microservices, Data Virtualization etc.). All concepts and technologies in the new world are closely related to each other (or […]