Azure API Management

Inside scoop from the API Management team

Azure Portal UI now generally available including a preview of new APIs experience

The API Management experience in the new Azure Portal is now generally available (no more Preview tag!). We are also working on transitioning all UI from the Publisher Portal to the Azure Portal. The first iteration of that is the new APIs blade which you may have seen at past presentations. It is now available in… Read more

SOAP to REST

A few months ago we added SOAP pass-through support to Azure API Management – thank you to all of you using and giving us feedback on this feature. One of the top requests was “how can I transform my SOAP backend into a RESTful HTTP front end?”. This blog posts will walk you through how… Read more

Release notes – December 13th 2016

On Tuesday, December 13th 2016, we started deploying another regular service update. We update production service instances in batches and it will take a take a few days for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release. New features Today we announce the public… Read more

Release notes – November 21st, 2016

On Monday, November 21st 2016, we started deploying another regular service update. We update production service instances in batches and it will take a take a few days for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release. New features Today we announce the availability… Read more

API Management in the Azure portal public preview!

Today we are announcing a public preview of API Management with the Azure Portal. Now you can perform all operations that  are available in the classic portal: Create and delete API Management instances Change scale and pricing tiers Configure custom domains and SSL Set-up VNETs NEW: Support ARM VNETs and internal-only access are available exclusively… Read more

Release notes – November 4th, 2016

On Friday, November 4th 2016, we started deploying another regular service update. We update production service instances in batches and it will take a take a few days for the rollout to complete. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release. New features Today we are announcing the… Read more

Provide client SDKs for your APIs with APIMATIC and Azure API Management

APIMATIC has just announced integration with Azure API Management. If you aren’t familiar with APIMATIC, the company offers high-quality API SDKs generated from standard API definition formats, such as OpenAPI (formerly Swagger). With the APIMatic widget embedded into your developer portal, you can easily provide downloadable client SDKs for your APIs in API Management. SDKs… Read more

Bolster your integration practice by leveraging Azure API Management

This a brief post to let you know that the video recording of our recent presentation at the Microsoft Ignite conference is now available for on-demand viewing. Below are a few pointers to help you skip around in case you don’t have the time to watch the whole video: 00:00 – Why, what and how of API Management… Read more

Announcement: Changes to the transport-level security options on instances created prior to October 1, 2015

On December 1, 2016, we will make the following changes affecting gateway-to-backend connectivity on all API Management instances created before October 1, 2015: – SSL 3.0 will be disabled – TLS 1.1 and 1.2 will be enabled – TLS 1.0 will remain enabled The instances created after October 2015 will not be affected, since they… Read more

Swagger’s Success Gives Birth to OpenAPI

Over the past few years, an API description format called Swagger has quickly gained momentum. In order to reach it’s full potential the specification was recently donated by its owner Smartbear, to the OpenAPI Initiative group. The OAI is a newly formed group under stewardship of the Linux Foundation and includes Microsoft, Google, IBM, Paypal,… Read more