API Integrations in Python Blog - Page 4


Enterprise API integrations under Windows

2021-09-15

If you are on Windows, looking for an integration platform to connect your APIs, systems, applications, backend resources or mobile apps, I am happy to let you know that Zato now supports Windows natively - read on for more details on how to get started with it. Read more

Resilient REST APIs with SSL/TLS client certificates

2021-05-10

This Zato how-to is about ensuring that only API clients with valid SSL/TLS certificates, including expected certificate fingerprints or other metadata, can invoke selected REST endpoints. In this way, we are making access to the endpoints secure and, at the same time, we can guard against a class of faults related to the Certificate Authority infrastructure. Read more

Converting SOAP and WSDL into REST APIs

2021-05-03

Even if most of new APIs today are built around REST, there are still already existing, production applications and systems that expose their APIs using SOAP and WSDL only - in today's article we are integrating with a SOAP service in order to expose it as a REST interface to external applications. Read more

Checking your Zato version details

2021-04-26

The seemingly simple zato --version command packs in several interesting details that are helpful in understanding what Zato version one currently uses - let's find out what they all mean. Read more

Understanding WebSocket API timeouts

2021-04-12

Zato WebSocket channels let you accept long-running API connections and, as such, they have a few settings to fine tune their usage of timeouts. Let's discover what they are and how to use them. Read more

API publish/subscribe between Zato services

2021-03-28

One of the additions in the upcoming Zato 3.2 release of is an extension to its publish/subscribe mechanism that lets services publish messages directly to other services. Let's check how to use it and how it compares to other means of invoking one's API services. Read more

Setting advanced options of SQL connection pools

2021-02-22

In this article, we will cover the details of how Zato SQL connection pools can be configured to take advantage of features and options specific to a particular driver or to the SQLAlchemy library. Read more

Configuring API details via environment variables

2021-02-15

Today, we are looking at how environment variables can be used to let the configuration of your Zato API services be reusable across environments - this will help you centralize all of your configuration artefacts without a need for changes when code is promoted across environments of different levels. Read more

Integrating with IBM MQ in Python

2021-02-08

Using Zato, it is easy to make IBM MQ queues available to Python applications - this article will lead you step-by-step through the process of setting up the Python integration platform to listen for MQ messages and to send them to MQ queue managers. Read more

Why Zato and Python make sense for complex API integrations

2021-01-18

This article is an excerpt from the broader set of changes to our documentation in preparation for Zato. Read it to learn more about Zato and the usage of Python in API integrations. Read more