WSO2: Open Source Enterprise Application Integration in the Cloud

WSO2: Open Source Enterprise Application Integration in the Cloud

WSO2 is a notable Enterprise Application Integration & Cloud vendor. They are notable not just because of what they do, but also because of how they do it. WSO2 offers an integrated platform featuring an Enterprise Service Bus and solutions that span Identity, Governance, Business Process Management, API Management, Big Data Analytics and Cloud. And […]

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Data Modeling for APIs. Part 5: Modeling vs. Meta-Modeling

Data Modeling for APIs. Part 5: Modeling vs. Meta-Modeling

Recently i was involved the creation of a data model for a project in the Energy domain. As this was an international, multi-partner project with many stakeholders and respective components, a dillema emerged for debate: to model, or to meta-model? We use this occassion as an example to mention the pros and cons for each […]

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On APIs, JSON, Linked Data, attitude and opportunities

I’ve been meaning to revisit some of the things i’ve been writing about and getting feedback on lately – APIs, the JSON vs. XML “non” debate and Linked Data. My focus was going to be on JSON-LD as the low-hanging fruit of Linked Data, and this week some news came out that gave me the […]

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Data modeling for APIs. Part 4: Linked Data and SPARQL

In the 4th part of this series of posts we look at a different way of data modeling for APIs, one that is based on Linked Data standards. First, some background and terminology. The terms that define the associated technologies have been the subject of debate, as well as the technologies themselves. In essence, these […]

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