Profound API:

The fastest way to unlock your IBM i data & business logic to build API’s with easy-to-use, low-code/no-code solutions

Join the Profound API economy with the easiest way to build, deploy and manage API on the IBM i

A tremendous amount of critical data resides on your legacy systems and the ability to easily tap into and leverage that data is becoming exceedingly important. Without a good API strategy and reliable, easy-to-use, API development and management tools, organizations are missing the opportunity to properly integrate applications and leverage data that is scattered across disparate data silos. Introducing Profound API.

Profound API’s management and performance monitoring dashboards help you keep an eye on the performance of your API ecosystem. Enabling you to address problem areas before any business disruption occurs. Push digital transformation to the next level and reduce time to market for new technology today by utilizing the world of JavaScript with Profound Logic.

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Profound API allows your business to:

Decrease the cost and complexity of creating and maintaining API, while increasing the effectiveness of application development by including API as a foundational piece of building business applications

Stay competitive and increase business agility by leveraging API to connect end users to critical business data anytime, anywhere

Have one simple, easy-to-use, no-code API solution for both RPG and non-IBM i developers

Profound API extends the capabilities of Node.js to handle any type of service, easily integrate NPM packages, and build logic into the module that you call from IBM i programs.

Future proof your business and ensure your applications stand the test of time by leveraging JavaScript technologies, modern API development standards and automatic documentation of all business critical API development

Create new business opportunities and open up new streams of revenue by easily and seamlessly integrating IBM i with non-IBM i systems, like Salesforce, AWS, and more

Eliminate negatively impactful data silos by easily integrating disparate applications and connecting departments across the entire organization


Quickly replace your EDI with API

Thanks to Profound API, our applications are now incredibly seamless, flexible, and dynamic. Since rolling out our Node.js apps, we have significantly improved the business’s perception about the IBM i platform.”

Trevor McCullough


With Profound API, you will be able to:

Greatly reduce the complexity of writing, deploying and managing API

Quickly and easily create API that out-of-the-box can call existing RPG programs and do so without writing a single line of code


Publish in-house or to the Cloud, from any database. PAPI helps you write API from DB2 and any other database. It doesn’t matter where the data is

Seamlessly access any configured database(such as DB2), on any platform, anywhere

Strategically situate API at the core of new application development, reimagining the process of business application development

Quickly find, maintain, and test any API within the designer and built-in dashboard

Automatic Swagger documentation for all API development, no experience with Swagger necessary

Easily secure your API without coding and using standard authentication methods such as: API keys(Tokens) and User/Password authentication

Built-in API dashboard

See statistics, find errors, and address performance issues in real-time

Profound API Dashboard
  • Rapid API development – Create new API with a minimal amount of coding
  • Comprehensive toolset – Easily search, manage, and document API within a single product
  • Built-in API dashboard – See real-time statistics, find errors, and address performance issues in real-time
  • Integrated development – Profound API seamlessly integrates with Profound.js for no-code/lowcode applications
  • Rapid API deployment – One click deployment to an API store (searchable list of API)
  • Flexibility – Create new API, integrate existing API, and deploy API for both IBM i and non-IBM i applications
  • CRUD generator – Takes no code to write manually, only a small about of code is required to get started
  • Automated documentation – Automatically document and publish API interfaces with built-in Swagger OpenAPI support, without needing to learn the specifics of either


Start creating REST Web Services with Profound API today: