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Status Future consideration
Workspace API Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 21, 2021

Lightweight/internal developer portal #EMEA #northerneurope

The idea is to have an easy to use and simple to deploy/maintain developer portal for internal API producers and consumers. It should be able to function in parallel with a more advanced and customizable developer portal available to external consumers.

An APIC lightweight developer portal is not assumed to include features such as forums, blogs, comments, and ratings, nor extensive customizing. But, it must include the basic features of an API Management system, such as:

1. Product and API lifecycle management (based on discovery)

2. Exploring APIs and Products: Browsing and searching available APIs, Subscribing to a Plan, Testing an API, Calling an API in an application

3. Application management: Registering an application, Managing applications (subscriptions and credentials), Editing an application, Deleting an application,

4. Verifying an application client secret

5. Application analytics

6. Consumer organization management: Adding, editing, switching, adding users, removing users, changing ownership, delete

7. User account management: Create, change and delete developer accounts

8. Monetizing / billing management **

9. Light customization e.g., logos and colors

**) Nice to have (could be postponed to a second or third release)


Some of the benefits a APIC lightweight developer portal will bring are :

1. a discovery approach to API lifecycle management

2. ease deployment as there’s limited customization options

3. reducing hosting costs since no need to run portal service

4. exclusion of a general-purpose CMS will improve security


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 31, 2022

    #cpfield