We launched API Harmony at IBM Interconnect in 2015. The service officially went live that July and over the last 3 years we have been experimenting with properties related to the specification and use of APIs. This blog is a great testimony to all the capabilities that we developed and made available to all of you.
We have been offering two facades:
- API Harmony Open, an open, unauthenticated catalog where users can discover, learn about, and use a plethora of publicly available APIs.
- API Harmony (Experimental Service) in IBM Cloud, an experimental service in the IBM Cloud Catalog (Labs Section), which in addition to the open service also offered its own APIs, and allowed for IBM Cloud Organizations to run and manage their own private instance of API Harmony.
We appreciate and thank the numerous visitors that have used both services over the years!
At this time we would like to announce that on 4/24/2018, we are deprecating the API Harmony (Experimental Service) in IBM Cloud.
Here’s what you need to know:
As of 4/24/2018, API Harmony in the IBM Cloud is marked as deprecated. We don’t encourage the creation of new instances, however, we will continue to support existing users instances until 5/24/2018.
End of Experimental Support Date: 5/24/2018
All existing instances will continue to be available and supported on the Services dashboard in the IBM Cloud Console until 5/24/2018
Any instances still provisioned at the End of the Experimental Support Date (5/24/2018) will be deleted.
Please delete any reference to API Harmony before the End of the Experimental Support date.
This change affects all IBM Cloud regions.
If you want to leverage the API Harmony capability, we recommend that you use API Harmony Open (http://ibm.biz/apiharmony) for searching Public APIs. API Harmony is a free offering, provided “AS-IS”, for the time being, without requiring login to leverage the capability to discover, learn about, and use the Open APIs that are in our catalog.
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