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When talking about API integration, the matter of API rate limiting is unavoidable. Researching what the rate limits of the APIs you’re going to ‘consume’ in your integrations are should be part of your overall preparation for the development of your project scope. It is also a crucial detail to know when you will be designing your integrations; rate limits …

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A few weeks ago we talked about webhooks integration and briefly mentioned webhook security as one of the key points to consider in this context. I feel like today we can dive deeper into this topic. Webhooks are generally more vulnerable to attacks and less protected from them than APIs because webhooks make use of a publicly available URL and …

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The significance of embedded iPaaS has significantly risen in the past months. This can be easily seen by reviewing the search volume for the keyword “embedded iPaaS” – if in October 2019, for example, there were only a handful of queries for this term, by the first quarter of 2022, the search volume has increased by 1500%. Yes, you’re reading …

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Is it possible to create an event-based architecture on top of the existing API ecosystem? We are all creatures of convenience. Just think, which package delivery company you would give a favorable review: the one that, though providing package tracking, simply informs you on what day and within what time frame you’re supposed to expect your delivery to arrive (and …

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The phrase “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided”, though coming from the fictional character of Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter saga, can also perfectly illustrate the importance of ERP integration to companies. An ERP system is often considered to be the backbone of an enterprise whether it is an eCommerce, …

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Once in a while, I embark on an extensive research about the most fresh, up-to-date statistics around the application integration / system integration sector. Knowing what integration issues companies face nowadays helps better understand our potential customer pain points and needs, shape a better offer and align our product map with the most current requirements. And since such research takes …

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While APIs are often called as the new standard for integrating business applications, the topic of webhooks integration seems to be largely underrepresented in the how-to guides and reference literature. This is unfortunate, because actually, webhooks represent a powerful mechanism that allows to build event driven integrations with quite a high level of customization and functionality. So, let’s take a …

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When you need two or more applications and services to exchange data between them on a regular basis, REST integration (or REST API integration) is one method that slowly but steadily gains status of the new and preferred standard. But as with any other project where you need to connect apps and web services via API, integrating REST requires good …

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If you found this article, chances are you already know why you need a solid eCommerce and ERP integration. After all, ERP is kinda of the backbone of any online shop; a master system, if you like, that allows you to effectively handle sales orders and order fulfillments, manage your supply chain and B2B partners, and keep track of the …

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The explosion of marketing technology (martech) has been one of the main drivers of marketing’s evolution over the last decade. Just compare: The Chief Marketing Technologist blog has been tracking the industry’s growth for ten years and when it first released its yearly marketing technology landscape overview in 2008, the chart contained roughly 150 tools. In 2021, Scott Brinker, the …