API Integrations in Python Blog - Page 7

Zato: A successful Python 3 migration story


Now that Python 3 support is available as a preview for developers, this post summarizes the effort that went into making sure that Zato works smoothly using both Python 2.7 and 3.x. Read more

Step-by-step: How to use IBM MQ in Python, part 1


This is part one of a mini-series about working with IBM MQ as a Zato and Python user. This installment will cover installation and configuration whereas the next one will delve into programming tasks. Read more

Managing live WebSocket API clients


Zato-based WebSockets are a great choice for high-performance API integrations. WebSockets have minimal overhead, which, coupled with their ability to invoke services in a synchronous manner, means that large numbers of clients can easily connect to Zato API servers. Read more

Connecting Zato clusters with WebSockets


Since version 3.0, it is possible to directly connect Zato clusters and exchange messages as though remote services where running in a local instance. This makes it an ideal choice for environments split into multiple parts. Read more

WebSphere MQ programming in Python with Zato


WebSphere MQ is messaging middleware by IBM - a message queue server - and this post shows how to integrate with MQ from Python and Zato. Read more

PyCharm and Visual Studio Code for API services


With Zato 3.0, we are excited to announce some popular development environments now have integrated support for hot-deploying Zato services directly from the comfort of your favorite text editor. Read more

API caching in Zato. Part 1 - Introduction.


One of many exciting features that the upcoming Zato 3.0 release will bring is API caching - this post provides an overview of functionality that is already available if you install Zato directly from source code. Read more

Generating specifications for API services


This is a preview of an upcoming feature in Zato 3.0 that will let one generate and distribute specifications for API services. Read more

API services and Python scheduler, part 1


This blog post introduces the Zato scheduler, a feature of Zato that lets one configure API services and background jobs to be run at selected intervals and according to specified execution plans without any programming needed. Read more

Working with JSON Pointers (RFC 6901)


JSON Pointer syntax, as defined in RFC 6901 offers means to navigate through JSON documents /using/paths/in/documents - here's how to make use of them in the upcoming version 2.0 of Zato. Read more