API Integrations in Python Blog

Airport integrations in Python


Did you know you can use Python as an integration platform for your airport systems? It's Open Source too. Read more

How to correctly integrate APIs in Python


Understanding how to effectively integrate various systems and APIs is crucial. Yet, without a dedicated integration platform, the result will be brittle point-to-point integrations that never lead to good outcomes. This article highlights the need for a strategic approach to integrations, emphasizing the pitfalls of doing it without the correct architecture in place. Read more

Network packet brokers and automation in Python


Packet brokers are crucial for network engineers, providing a clear, detailed view of network traffic, aiding in efficient issue identification and resolution. But what is a network packet broker (NBP) really? Why are they needed? And how to automate one? Read more

Automating telecommunications networks with Python and SFTP


In telecommunications, the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) serves as a critical mechanism for secure and reliable file exchange between different network components devices, and systems, whether it is updating configurations, network monitoring, exchanging customer data, or facilitating software updates. Conversely, Python is an ideal tool for the automation of telecommunications networks thanks to its readability and versatility. Let's dive into how to use the two effectively and efficiently. Read more

Smart IoT integrations with Akenza and Python


Building a comprehensive ecosystem unlocking the full potential of IoT connectivity requires seamless automation of a vast number of IoT technologies, and Akenza emerges as a powerful ally in the endeavour. In this blog article, I explore the combination of Akenza and Python to open new avenues for intelligent, real-time IoT integrations and monitoring. Read more

Meaningful automation in Python


An introduction to meaningful automation, integrations, interoperability with Zato and service-oriented thinking in Python. Read more

Sustainable water management with IoT, Open Source and Python


"Towards a cyber-physical system for sustainable and smart building: a use case for optimizing water consumption on a SmartCampus" is an Open Access paper via Springer Publishing that uses Python, Zato and other open source technologies for IoT integrations. Read more

Quick tips: REST scheduling, HL7 FHIR and more


REST connections, how to schedule API integrations, how to connect to HL7 FHIR servers, SFTP automation and Microsoft 365 IMAP integrations are the latest quick tips in the series designed for Python integrators and automation practitioners. Read more

Service-oriented API task scheduling


An integral part of Zato, its scalable, service-oriented scheduler makes it is possible to execute high-level API integration processes as background tasks. The scheduler runs periodic jobs which in turn trigger services and services are what is used to integrate systems. Read more

LDAP and Active Directory as Python API Services


Turn LDAP and Active Directory into convenient REST API services that let external clients and applications use JSON to query the directories. Read more