Brian Sappey talks about “How to implement Adobe's API Manager with Swagger, ColdFusion, and API's” in this episode of ColdFusion Alive Podcast.
In this session, you will be provided a look, with examples, about a successful implementation of the Adobe API Manager into a large scale Enterprise environment. You will learn how to configure the API Manager, migrate your existing API's, and create new ones utilizing Swagger. As an added bonus you will learn how to accelerate your SDLC by utilizing API's to automate the API creation process along with the on-boarding of subscribers. Lastly, you will see first hand how to wrap the entire API Manager into a developer portal using, you got it, API's!
- What is the Adobe API Manager?
- Built using Java and Angular
- Comes with CF Entreprise
- SOAP to REST WSDL
- End point level and resource level
- Debugging APIs
- Drill down to problems and solve
- Sandbox and failover server
- Metering and Throttling, SLA
- API key management
- Why should CFers be using it?
- Productivity and Debugging API
- Simplify API creation and consumption
- More control over your API, who uses them and how much they can call them
- What is Swagger?
- How did you migrate to it from Layer 7?
- Cost saving $400k
- Automation and SDLC
- Auto documentation
- Programmatic building of APIs
- Why are you proud to use CF?
- Improvements at Adobe with conference, roadmap
- 30 CF developers at MarketAmerica
- WWIT for you to make CF more alive this year?
- Stronger CF community
- Modern CFML use and use of REST
- Forrester whitepaper
- Be ok asking and talking with Adobe
- What are you looking forward to at CF Summit?
Mentioned in this episode
Adobe API Manager
CA API manager (formerly Layer 7)
Rakshith Naresh, Adobe Product Manager for ColdFusion
Swagger– the world’s largest framework of API developer tools for the OpenAPI Specification(OAS)
WSDL = Web Services Description Language
SLA = Service Level Agreement
Brian Sappey's Bio
Brian Sappey is an Applications Architect and Manager of Engineering. His most recent focus has been redesigning the E-commerce infrastructure at Market America/SHOP.com. He is an avid supporter and user of the Adobe API Manager.
Michaela Light is the host of the CF Alive Podcast and has interviewed more than 100 ColdFusion experts. In each interview, she asks "What Would It Take to make CF more alive this year?" The answers still inspire her to continue to write and interview new speakers.
Michaela has been programming in ColdFusion for more than 20 years. She founded TeraTech in 1989. The company specializes in ColdFusion application development, security and optimization. She has also founded the CFUnited Conference and runs the annual State of the CF Union Survey.
Brian Sappey Interview Transcript
Michael: Welcome back to the show. I'm here with Brian Sappey. I hope I’m saying your name that right there Brian. It looks kind of vaguely foreign even though I know you're American.
Brian: yes Sappey
Michael: Sappey, all right. And we're gonna be talking about how he's implemented Adobe's A.P.I. manager with swagger ColdFusion A.P.I. And we'll look at what the A.P.I. manager is and why you should be using it. And what swagger is and how you might use that. And how they migrated from using Layer seven for all these stuff, and some of the big cost savings they had and a whole bunch of automation they're doing in that ColdFusion development using this. So welcome Brian.
Brian: Thank you, appreciate it. Thank you giving me the time.
Michael: Oh! You're so welcome. Thanks for staying up late to do this. I know it's after hours for you. And I know you're off to CF Summit in a few days. So glad you were able to fit this interview in. So tell us what is the… not everyone's use the A.P.I. manager in ColdFusion. Tell us what that is and why we should be using it.