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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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2014 API Year in Review – Last Year’s API Predictions and More

The end of the year always brings some reflection and thoughts of what the next year will be like, it’s also fun to make fools of ourselves trying to predict what might happen. 2014 was a great year in many […]

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APIs and Unlocking the Value of Your Data

Strata + Hadoop World 2014 Barcelona The Barcelona edition of O’Reilly’s Strata + Hadoop World 2014 (@StrataConf #StrataHadoop) kicked off yesterday with a deep dive into business and big data. Simon Wardley and Toby Oliver did a great job putting […]

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Sounds from the API Ecosystem Panel at SF MusicTech Summit

We had a blast at the SF MusicTech conference last week – great meeting everybody involved in the collision of Music and Technology worlds! I was lucky enough to be on a panel of APIs and Music with great panelists […]

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Thank You From APIStrat – We Had A Blast!

Last weeks fourth (are we already on 4?!) APIStrat conference kicked off on Wednesday with 6 great workshops, evening drink meetings and then rolled on from there. Over the full two and half days of the conference there were amazing […]

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