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Rajeev Sharma | September 1, 2016
In my last post, I talked about the ability to quickly generate APIs using the LoopBack framework. Today, I’m going to give you a short summary on some more features which may come in handy in real-time API development that is based on the Node.js LoopBack framework.  Adding New Methods to Remote API As we saw in the last post, LoopBack automatically generates API methods for... + continue reading
Kelly Hoover | August 16, 2016
IBM API Connect launched back in April and Prolifics is excited about the advances it brings to the development, deployment, and management of APIs. Now 4 months post GA, some of our customers have begun to adopt the new technology and are enthusiastic about how their organizations can evolve with the latest and greatest in API technology. If you missed the announcement or want to... + continue reading
Rajeev Sharma | July 19, 2016
Node.js is an incredible tool for rapidly building scalable and highly performant backend systems. The framework is gaining immense popularity with many major enterprises who are building their entire presence and API service tiers on top of a Node.js infrastructure. LoopBack from StrongLoop is a highly extensible framework which creates end-to-end REST APIs with minimal coding. It helps to... + continue reading
Rajeev Sharma | June 30, 2016
Recently, one of my clients using IBM WebSphere Portal required users to access secured content without actually signing in to the Portal. These users (referred to as Guest Users) use shared secrets only known to them, like a SSN, mobile number, etc. in the entry page of portlet. Once these shared secrets are verified by the backend services, users are allowed access to the desired information.... + continue reading
Deepak Uppal | June 28, 2016
Deploying the RuleApp to Rule Execution Server (RES) in Different Environments After successful completion of deployment & testing of the RuleApp in the Dev Environment, the next step is to deploy the ruleset to the Rule Execution Server (RES) in higher environments. This blog describes the promotion of RuleApps to different environments. For this blog, I am going to explain the process... + continue reading
Deepak Uppal | June 17, 2016
The RuleApp Deployment Process Deployment is the activity of creating a RuleApp and making it available for use by a Rule Execution Server (RES) instance. After rule authoring, the code is deployed on the server (RES) so that it can be accessed by the calling applications. We must also deploy the execution object model (XOM) that references the application objects and data against which we... + continue reading