Build RESTful APIs

You have data, you have services, and you want to develop new business solutions quickly, both internally and externally.

With Apigee, you can build API proxies—RESTful, HTTP-based APIs that interact with your services. With easy-to-use APIs, developers can be more productive, increasing your speed to market.

API proxies give you the full power of Apigee's API platform to secure API calls, throttle traffic, mediate messages, control error handling, cache things, build developer portals, document APIs, analyze API traffic data, make money on the use of your APIs, protect against bad bots, and more.

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Concepts

When you understand the key concepts of API proxy development, you're in a better position to figure out solutions on your own.
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Build API proxies

The first practical step in using Apigee is building API proxies. Whether you start with a hello world API proxy or dive in with OAuth security, Node.js, caching, conditional routing, and so on, proxies are the foundation of building out your API program to share with internal and external developers.
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Publish APIs & control access

After you build API proxies, you're ready to set up access controls, register developers and apps, generate API keys, and publish your APIs on developer portals.
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Analyze & Troubleshoot

With traffic flowing through your API proxies, it's time to analyze API traffic with charts and reports. Analyzing API traffic is a critical step in fine tuning and troubleshooting your APIs.
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Monetize APIs

As an API provider, Apigee's monetization features let you set up a variety of plans to charge for the use of your APIs (or pay royalties to developers).
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Reference

Get detailed reference information on Apigee management APIs, API proxy configuration, policy configuration to control API proxy logic, variables in message flows, configuring conditional logic, built-in JavaScript functions, and more.
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Developer resources

The following samples, videos, and tools help API proxy developers work more efficiently and productively.
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Edge for Private Cloud

Install and manage Edge in your own cloud environment, where you control the system components' configuration, including load balancers, routers, message processors, databases, and identity providers.
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Apigee Sense

Apigee Sense protects your APIs from unwanted request traffic, including attacks from malicious clients. Using Sense analysis, you can identify clients making unwanted requests, then take action to allow, block, or flag those requests.