FRENDS has best of breed API Management features

Design, create, publish and manage API's using FRENDS API Management features. FRENDS excels in creating composite API's to connect your existing systems and services to the outside world in a well governed manner.

Frends and open APIs

Define your API

Define your API

Start your API development by defining or importing your API using the industry standard Swagger 3.0 and OpenAPI specification.

API operations

Develop API Operations

Create an API implementation for each API operation with a kickstarted integration template generated based on your Swagger specification.

Version & Publish

Version & Publish API Collections

Use the FRENDS internal API operation and Swagger version control to publish API releases to any environment.

Developer Portal

Developer Portal

Give access to 3rd party API consumers to your deployed API's through the Swagger 3.0 specification based interactive developer portal.

ACCESS RULES

API Access Rules

Create fine grained API access control rules to control API access management and authorization.

API USERS

API Users

Manage API Users and their access to API's as well as set throttling limits and other limiting factors.

All other API Management features are listed here.

Design & Develop APIs

  • Design API's using Swagger 2.0 definition
  • Deploy prototypes of API's automatically to development environment
  • Mock API implementation automatically according to Swagger
  • Supports publishing SOAP, REST, JSON and XML formats

Publish & Govern APIs

  • Publish API's to 3rd party consumers, B2B partners and internal users
  • Manage multiple API environments such as development, test and production
  • Supports multiple API gateways for each environment
  • Manage separate partner API's with dedicated environments
  • Manage API and API catalogue visibility to specific users or partners
  • Manage API lifecycle with: creation, publishing, updates, blocking, deprecation and destruction
  • Manage API catalogue versions with basepath versioning and technical versioning
  • Manage API endpoint versioning with automated FRENDS version control
  • One click deployment to both API gateway and executing FRENDS Agent

Secure Your APIs

  • Apply API access policies to APIs
  • Create fine grained access policies with single operation level support
  • Use API Tokens and OAuth2 standard for authentication and authorization
  • Use JWT (JSON web tokens) for server based API consumption
  • Validate API request and response against the given schema
  • Use third party identity servers to initially authenticate users
  • Use OpenID Connect for easy single sign-on experience
  • Use FRENDS normal integration functionality to add extra levels of security such as message encryption

Developer Portal

  • Browse and search APIs
  • Provision API keys and OAuth2 Tokens
  • Request access to closed APIs
  • Interactive API test tool
  • Full support to integrate into existing websites and apps

Manage API Traffic

  • Browser and search APIs
  • Provision API keys and OAuth2 Tokens
  • Request access to closed APIs
  • Interactive API test tool
  • Full support to integrate into existing websites and apps

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