What's New with API Management

November 2018

October 9, 2018

  • Version 1.4.0 of GWA released
  • Bug fix for developer registration using GitHub

July 27, 2018

  • Version 1.0 of the API Registration Generator (ARGG) released
  • Streamlined workflow to register an API with the BC Data Catalogue (BCDC) and the API Gateway simultaneously.
  • Developed a plugin to zero the last octet of a client IP address sent to upstream.
  • Upgraded GWA to show developers the API rate limit
  • Upgraded GWA to allow API owners to enable automatic developer access
  • Upgraded GWA to include API key rotation (expiry) for developer API keys
  • Improved GWA interface and user experience
  • Various improvements and bug fixes 

March 31, 2018

  • Upgraded the API console viewer to OpenAPI version 3.x
  • Upgraded OpenAPI specs to version 3.x
  • BC Data Catalogue API console connects to GWA for authorization
  • New functionality in GWA to enable users to sort records
  • Gateway administration of per-consumer plugins
  • Ability to control layout and sequence of plugin configuration fields
  • Ability to import and export Kong configuration data to JSON and detect conflicts
  • Group name management in GWA
  • New landing page for unauthorized users
  • New link to Terms of Use for API keys
  • Enhancements to Developer Key application
    • Header-less version of app to allow embedding
    • Developers can now have multiple API keys
    • Enable output in JSON format
    • Modal window integration with API console in the BC Data Catalogue

January 11, 2018

  • Version 1.2.2 of GWA released
  • Improved API key list display
  • Bug fix: No longer auto-generates new API key after login

August 24, 2017

  • Version 1.1.0 of GWA released
  • Improved developer registration with GitHub
  • New API owner guide published on GOGS
  • New Developer guide published on GitHub

July 06, 2017

  • Version 1.0.0 of GWA released
  • Implemented group based security for administrators, API owners and developers
  • Custom Kong plugin ACL for siteminder header
  • Improved UI for the API Gateway Administration (GWA) application
  • GWA made available to API owners
  • Kong Upstream HTTP basic Authentication
  • GWA displays status of developer keys to API owners

March 31, 2017

  • Integration of a Swagger-UI (API console) CKAN extension in the BC Data Catalogue
  • API owner and Gateway admninistration registration (IDIR)
  • Developer registration (GitHub)
  • Kong plug-ins for Siteminder authentication
  • New API Gateway Administration (GWA) application released for Gateway administrators, API owners and Developers
  • New API to enable GWA to communicate with Kong