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  • Calculate Your API Integration Score

    Calculate Your API Integration Score

    How does your API stack up against the others?

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  • Zuora API: Subscription Billing and Online Payments Made Easy

    Zuora API: Subscription Billing and Online Payments Made Easy

    Zuora is a subscription management platform that helps businesses launch subscription billing models by giving you the freedom to expand recurring revenues, unify quote-to-cash and...

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  • State of API Integrations: 2017 & BEYOND

    State of API Integrations: 2017 & BEYOND

    Throughout the years, we have seen an exponential proliferation of APIs, which can cause developers to be overrun with excess data and information. At Cloud Elements, we are dedicated...

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  • The State of API Integration 2017 [Webinar]

    The State of API Integration 2017 [Webinar]

    Contributors to the annual State of API Integration report will unveil their research and results in a LIVE webinar.

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  • Throw these Events on Your SXSW Calendar

    Throw these Events on Your SXSW Calendar

    SXSW is a confluence of ideas, chance-encounters, uncovered and unexpected experiences. A global melting pot of the bright, energetic minds that lends itself to a vision of what’s to come.

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  • Effective API Security: 6 Keys to Keeping a Lock Down

    Effective API Security: 6 Keys to Keeping a Lock Down

    APIs open up vulnerabilities, and APIs are becoming the primary attack vector for unscrupulous individuals, organizations - even governments!

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  • What You Need to Know About OAS 3.0

    What You Need to Know About OAS 3.0

    Over the past few months, the members of the OAI Technical Developer Community (TDC) have been hard at work to make the next version of the OpenAPI Specification a reality: OAS 3.0.

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  • The Integration Maturity Model: Where Does Your Digital Enterprise Fall?

    The Integration Maturity Model: Where Does Your Digital Enterprise Fall?

    Today’s digital enterprise leaders must reshape their integration strategy to meet the demands of transformation in an increasingly digital world. For example, CIOs, IT leaders, and...

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  • How Cloud Elements Killed Assassin

    How Cloud Elements Killed Assassin

    Usually killing your co-workers is highly frowned upon but we work at a startup so no rules, right? Throughout the month of February, Cloud Elements played a company wide game of assassin.

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  • The CRM Guide: 8 Things Experts Consider in Their API Strategy

    The CRM Guide: 8 Things Experts Consider in Their API Strategy

    Customer relationship management (CRM) software, think Salesforce, SugarCRM, and Microsoft Dynamics, helps businesses optimize relationships with customers during each step of the Sales...

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  • The Simple Guide to HTTP Verbs: PATCH, PUT, and POST

    The Simple Guide to HTTP Verbs: PATCH, PUT, and POST

    PATCH, PUT and POST are often confused. Many resources promote the concept of CRUD (create, read, update, delete) applications and tie HTTP verbs into a single part of the process. The...

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  • Best Practices for API Error Handling

    Best Practices for API Error Handling

    You have many ways to indicate an API call failure, including the built-in status codes included in HTTP. Use these best practices to help developers with their API integration.

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  • API Talks Denver Event: Panelist Recap

    API Talks Denver Event: Panelist Recap

    The popular API Event, API Talks, made a stop in Denver last week. We were lucky to have some of our local experts join us for a panel to talk about their experience in the API space....

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  • Calculating The Cost of an API

    Calculating The Cost of an API

    API integration requires more time, money and resources than many developers expect. When you work on custom integrations into cloud services, your first step is to map out all costs...

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  • Where is the API Economy Headed in 2017?

    Where is the API Economy Headed in 2017?

    The API economy is exploding. As internet-connected, Internet of Things (IoT) devices become ubiquitous, the strategy of using application programming interfaces (API) to transfer data...

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  • Why You Should be Using JSON Vs XML

    Why You Should be Using JSON Vs XML

    Extensible Markup Language (XML) used to be the only choice for open data interchange. However, developments in open data sharing have introduced more options for developers, each with...

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  • Ecommerce Software Integration Through the ePages API

    Ecommerce Software Integration Through the ePages API

    ePages is an all-inclusive web service software. With 60+ service, automated updates and individual shop designs, ePages makes it easy to maintain your ecommerce store.

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  • $13 Million Series B: Fueling the Startup Fire

    $13 Million Series B: Fueling the Startup Fire

    Today is a proud day for Cloud Elements. Today marks the next chapter for our Denver-based startup as we leap into acceleration mode as one of the fastest growing API Management...

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  • Introducing SAP Anywhere API Integration

    Introducing SAP Anywhere API Integration

    INTEGRATE TO GIVE YOUR CUSTOMERS A BETTER EXPERIENCE SAP Anywhere makes it so business owners can be more efficient and profitable by managing your ecommerce website, CRM, marketing,...

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  • Our Top API Integration Blogs of 2016

    Our Top API Integration Blogs of 2016

    2016... What a year!

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