API How-to: Out of the Box API Analytics

Extending our series of webcast tutorials on how to enhance your API today we’re adding Analytics to the simple API we built in episode #1 of the series. In that video we created an API from scratch using GRAPE and 3scale and got it up and running on Heroku. In today’s episode we:

  • Adding proper responses to our Sentiment API example.

  • Enhancing our management by adding API Analytics reporting to figure our who’s doing what on the API.

To follow along, all the code is available in the Github sample repo. You can also follow the step by step How-To’s on our support site.

In the next couple of episodes we’ll look at how to put in place rate limits, deeper monitoring and get down and dirty with API operations.