Azure API Management

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Release notes – March 28, 2018

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 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 are the new features shipped with this release: New functionality We made changes to the way OpenAPI import and export works – see this blog… Read more

Tagging – now available in public preview

We are launching a public preview of the capability to have tags applied to your APIs and operations. This enables the organization of large lists – both in terms of management and presentation on the developer portal. Tags can be applied during manual editing or they can be imported as part of an OpenAPI Specification…. 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

Response mocking can now be managed from Azure Portal

On March 17 we enabled the mock-response policy which provides a quick way to make an API callable without a functional backend service. The policy has a simple signature: <mock-response status-code=”code” content-type=”media type”/> We have now made it even easier to use it by providing a user interface as well. The policy can be applied to every… Read more

Release Notes – March 8, 2017

On Wednesday, March 8, 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. Customers in the Central US EAUP region should have access shortly. Below is the list of the new features, improvements and bug fixes in this release…. Read more

SOAP pass-through

Many of our customers have requested the ability to use Azure API Management to create a proxy for their SOAP APIs in the same way that we allow them to for REST/HTTP APIs, enabling developer portal integration, analytics, policies etc. This article will take you through how to set a SOAP API up and show… Read more

Release notes – August 10, 2016

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, we started deploying a regular service update. Note that service instances are updated 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 Trace policy Trace policy… Read more