API Integrations in Python Blog - Page 6

Invoking Zato Python microservices with OpenAPI


One of the exciting additions of the upcoming Zato 3.2 release is the ability to invoke services through OpenAPI endpoints without a need for creation of REST channels explicitly - read more for details. Read more

Zato services as containers for Python functions and methods


Acting as containers for enterprise APIs, Zato services are able to invoke each other to form higher-level processes and message flows. What if a service needs to invoke a hot-deployable Python function or method, though? Read on to learn details of how to accomplish it. Read more

Generating API documentation


A recurring need in larger integration projects is generation of API documentation for users belonging to different, yet related, target groups. Read on to learn how to generate Zato-based API specifications for more than one group from a single source of information. Read more

Auto-generating API specifications as OpenAPI, WSDL and Sphinx


This article presents a workflow for auto-generation of API specifications for your Zato services - if you need to share your APIs with partners, external or internal, this is how it can be done. Read more

Configuring Zato for Python Oracle DB connections


If you need to configure Zato for Oracle DB connections and you want to ensure the highest performance possible, this is the post which goes through the process step-by-step. Read on for details. Read more

Publish/subscribe, Zato services and asynchronous API integrations


This article introduces features built into Zato that let one take advantage of publish/subscribe topics and message queues in communication between Zato services, API clients and backend systems. Read more

Windows commands and PowerShell scripts as API microservices


This post goes through the steps of exposing Windows commands and PowerShell scripts as remote Zato API services that can be invoked by REST clients. Read more

Integrating with Microsoft SQL Server via stored procedures


This article will show you how to invoke MS SQL stored procedures from Zato services - a feature new in the just released version 3.1 of the Python-based integration platform. Read more

Broadcasting messages to WebSocket API clients


Invoking individual WebSocket connections has been supported since Zato 3.0 and Zato 3.1 adds new functionality on top of it - message broadcasting - which lets one notify all the clients connected to a particular channel. Here is how to use it. Read more

API validation with JSON Schema


Employing JSON Schema is an easy and straightforward way to validate input to your APIs - learn below how it can be enabled in Zato 3.1+ services in one line of code. Read more