Azure API Management

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Release Notes – April 21, 2017

On Tuesday, April 21, 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 improvements and bug fixes in this release. Updates and fixes… 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

How to mock responses in API Management

Mocking provides a way for APIs to return sample responses even when their backend isn’t capable of providing one. This enables app developers to proceed with implementation and testing and can be useful in a number of scenarios: When the API façade is designed first, and the backend implementation comes later or is worked upon… Read more