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Sep 16, 2016 Building on Value Streams

In DiffusionTM 5.7 we introduced data types, value streams, Binary topics and JSON topics. Together they streamline much of the work that previously would have required application code, but they still don’t do everything. Value streams are...

Sep 15, 2016 Solve Android Long Tail Problems for Better App Experiences

We know you love developing for Android. Its APIs are in familiar Java making for an easy entry into developing. The open platform provides you deeper access to a device’s operating system. The quick approval...

Sep 13, 2016 Fast Data Needs to be Fast End to End

Talk to any of the integration vendors today and they will, at some point, mention fast data. The analysts will do the same. Go back a few years and the conversation was all about big...

Sep 08, 2016 Meet the Diffusion C API

A recent release of Diffusion Cloud added C to the list of APIs we provide for users of our cloud service. We’re pretty excited about this and here’s why. C is one of the most versatile...

Aug 16, 2016 Reactive Applications

In Gartner’s recent Hype Cycle for Application Development, “Reactive Programming” lies at the peak of inflated expectations – no doubt the hype is real, but we believe the promise is too! To date, we haven’t...

Aug 11, 2016 Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud Security: System Authentication

This article is about the system authentication handler in Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud. It is part of a series of articles covering Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud security features. As usual, most of what you will...

Aug 10, 2016 Your REST APIs Should Take a Well-Deserved Rest

Over the past few years many people – I amongst them – have spent countless hours convincing you that RESTful interfaces can (and have) changed the face of application integration. But it’s 2016, and as...

Aug 09, 2016 Diffusion Cloud on Bluemix: Subscribe to a JSON topic in 5 steps

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an incredibly versatile, simple to understand, and lightweight data format. Though it has JavaScript in the name, as a text-based format, it is language independent and provides a perfect way...

Aug 04, 2016 Diffusion and Diffusion Cloud Security: Authentication Providers

This is the first in a series of articles covering security features first introduced in Diffusion 5.0, and extended in later releases. I’ll assume Diffusion 5.5 or later because of the declarative authorization features added...

Jul 25, 2016 Integrating MongoDB with Diffusion Cloud – Part 2

In prior post How to Integrate MongoDB with Diffusion Cloud, we discussed how Diffusion Cloud’s JSON topics dovetail with MongoDB’s JSON documents, and how in turn a MongoDB collection can be reflected as a branch of...