We are in post-pandemic times but certain things are not going back to “normal”. Although we get used to spending long hours using technology, businesses and people are still having a hard time jumping into a fully cloud-based environment, and that’s ok. There are some risks to consider depending on the business industry, like privacy protocols, control of data, and …

Nowadays, SaaS companies have to be ready to offer add-ons to their product, and many of them started having this approach to improve their customer satisfaction. Why? Because customers are looking for products that include integrations with their preferred cloud applications. You might already have some sort of native integrations within your SaaS company but, if you want to keep …

Data driven insights build communities

I think many of you would agree that the world is in a somewhat precarious situation at the moment. A long period of polarization preceded the current conflict in Ukraine that personally touches many of us. Maybe this is a good time to reflect on initiatives that bring people together and how data-driven insights and connection help us. Integrating (applications, …

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For many of us, the word ‘Zapier’ has become interchangeable with the word ‘automation’. They are undoubtedly the most prominent and loved integration service out there. Yet it doesn’t mean that Zapier is the best option for everyone, forever. If you are on this page right now, it means you’ve been searching for Zapier alternatives because it just stopped working …

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If you’re a SaaS company, it is impossible not to tackle the topic of integration. Whether you’re a small software business or a large, established tech enterprise with several SaaS products, every commercial conversation is highly likely to include the question like “Will I be able to sync data from your application with my CRM / ERP / Finance / …

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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 …

Event-based architecture REST APIs background

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 …