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APIs.JSON: Bootstrapping The Web of APIs

It’s been a year since we first published APIs.JSON together with Kin Lane and APIEvangelist and the idea has taken hold in all sorts of ways – not least in the 900+ APIs now listed on APIs.io using the format. […]

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NEWS – 3scale Now Supports Improved Swagger 2.0 in ActiveDocs

API Providers Can Create, Preview and Edit Swagger Specs with Latest Tools, and API Developers Can Explore APIs Live From Provider Documentation We use Swagger to help our customers offer better and easier to understand interactive API documentation for their […]

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APIStrat and APIDays Berlin – The Web of APIs Grows!

Many of you are just returning home from another great APIStrat Europe and APIDays event in Berlin. It was a fantastic few days with awesome people coming together – speakers, sponsors, attendees – to move the ball forward on the […]

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600 Customers, New Partners and Great New Team Additions!

APIs are exploding and at 3scale we’ve had an amazing year helping customers in ever more exciting infrastructure projects. After great growth we’re now at 600 customers across a myriad of different domains from eCommerce and Media to Clothing, Retail, […]

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How Not to be a Platform: Twitter’s Firehose Mistake

We’re huge fans of Twitter – both as users and observers of the impact the Twitter API. Since it was opened, Twitter’s API has shown how providing access can unleash huge waves of innovation – giving rise to clients, data […]

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Guest Post: Swagger for the Masses

Editors Note: Since the announcement of next steps for Swagger by SmartBear and Tony Tam a couple of weeks ago, there’s been a activity and discussion around how a vendor neutral way forward could be forged — a testament to […]

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Swagger and the Path to an Open Vendor Neutral Standard

Congratulations to SmartBear and Reverb for the announcement this morning on the transfer of Swagger to SmartBear. Swagger has made great strides as a key piece of glue in the API Web and Tony Tam at Reverb has done a […]

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Growth in the API Economy – Congratulations Apigee on the IPO Plans

  Some exciting news for APIs and the API Economy today — Apigee just announced its plans to IPO. Congratulations to them, and a great further validation of the booming API Infrastructure market. 3scale is now over 550 customers and growing quickly. […]

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Public vs Private vs Internal APIs

This week saw Kin Lane post an interesting piece over at API evangelist on the Public v’s Private API distinction that drew a rather animated response from David Berlind at ProgrammableWeb. Both pieces make some interesting points, but they seem […]

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API Predictions 2015

2014 was a great year for APIs. There were new technologies, and a lot more reach and relevance as API deployments broadened. We just posted the evaluations for our 2014 predictions and there were a few surprises. Predicting 2015 is […]

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