Azure API Management

Inside scoop from the API Management team

Release notes – September 18, 2017

On Tuesday, September 18, 2017, we began to deploy a regular service update. We upgrade production services in batches, and it takes about a week for the update to complete. Below is the list of new features, improvements, and bug fixes in this release. New functionality We launched a public preview of API Management in China. The service is… Read more

Versions & Revisions

Today we are excited to announce the Public Preview of support for Versions and Revisions in Azure API Management! This new feature gives you flexibility and control in how you manage change and the lifecycle of your API. What are Versions & Revisions? It helps to first explain what we mean by these terms –… Read more

API Versioning with Azure API Management

When talking to developers building HTTP APIs the subject of versioning comes up regularly. A quick web search will reveal hundreds of articles promoting guidance on the subject. Unfortunately, many of those “best practices” contain information that is contradictory. For example, some will say, always include a v1 in your URL in your first release…. Read more

Release notes – August 23, 2017

On Wednesday, August 23, 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches, and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of improvements and bug fixes in this release. New functionality Versions and revisions (yay!) give you flexibility in how you manage change and your API lifecycle…. Read more

Capacity metric available through Azure Monitor

Today we are excited to announce the public preview of the capacity metric. We now emit a new metric called “Capacity (Preview) through Azure monitor aiming to help customers make decisions about upgrading/downgrading their APIM services. The metric is emitted per minute and reflects the gateway capacity at the time of reporting. The metric ranges… Read more

Release Notes – July 14th 2017

On Friday, July 14th 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches, and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of improvements and bug fixes in this release. New functionality We now offer full support for Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for… Read more

Release Notes – June 6th 2017

On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, we started deploying a regular service update. We upgrade production service instances in batches, and it usually takes about a week for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of improvements and bug fixes in this release. New functionality Export of security and security definitions properties in OpenAPI Specification documents API… Read more

Configuration of client certificates, delegated authentication and repository now available in new Azure Portal

This week we released the capability to configure client certificates, delegated authentication and setup the configuration repository using the new Azure Portal. Client certificates   Delegated authentication  … Read more

Import an API from a Function App now available in the APIs blade

With the latest feature rollout you will be able to import an API from an Azure Function App in the APIs blade. The Function App being imported need to have an OpenAPI (Swagger) definition. You can create an OpenAPI definition for your Function App by following this guide. If the Function App is protected by… Read more

New API Management Scenario Lab – How API Management can modernise a legacy application

The Cloud Application Development (CAD) BlackBelt team is publishing a news series of scenario based labs that showcase how certain workloads such as API Management, containers and Cognitive Services can quickly add value to customers without them having to refactor their legacy lift and shift workloads. Each lab takes a technical scenario and solves it while showcasing… Read more