Azure API Management

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Managing Versions and Revisions using the HTTP API

The new Versions and Revisions feature was designed to fit as seamlessly as possible into our existing management API. From a high level perspective, working with a current Revision is identical to the way working with an API has always been. Working with a different Version of an API, is just like working with a… Read more

Power BI solution template

Today we are announcing the availability of the Azure API Management Analytics Power BI Solution Template. This template allows you to create eye catching, customizable business dashboards, illustrating traffic flowing through your API Management instance. Share those reports with business stakeholders, product managers and senior leadership. Create your own store of API data that you… Read more

A look under the hood of our Power BI solution template

Hopefully you have seen our announcement about the new Azure API Management Analytics Power BI solution template, giving you eye-catching, customizable reports on you API Management traffic. This post takes a deep dive into the component parts, how they work, and how you can customize the solution to meet your individual requirements. How? You can… Read more

Deep Dive on set-body Policy

Introduction The set body policy is used for changing the request or response body. If the policy is in the inbound policy section it changes the request payload passed to the back-end API, however, if it is in the outbound section it changes the response payload returned by API Management to the client. Building a… Read more

Export APIs to Microsoft PowerApps and Flow

Today we are excited to announce the public preview of exporting APIs to Microsoft PowerApps and Flow. Hooray to the deep linking, you no longer need to manually download the OpenAPI (Swagger) definition of an API from APIM and import it into PowerApps or Flow. When you export an API, APIM will call the PowerApps/Flow environments… Read more

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