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More Thoughts on an API Commons

At Defrag this week got together with Kin Lane at API Evangelist to talk about something we’d been working on together for a while – an initiative to try to encourage sharing and reuse of API Definitions. We’re greatful for […]

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The Age of Context and the API Economy – One can’t exist without the other

At the APIStrat conference last week there was a great panel on the API Economy and we were lucky enough to have Craig Burton speaking (thank you Craig). As a follow up he’s kindly agreed to share with us the […]

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Building Great APIs (Part III) – The need for API Management and Infrastructure

In previous parts of the series we covered the need for APIs to be be valuable, have business models and be easy to adopt. In this post we’ll cover the the next items on the list – API Management and […]

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Free eBook on the Joining the API Economy

APIs have been growing in important steadily over the last few years but growth this year has exceeded even our high expectations and it is truly becoming the case that Anyone and Anything looks set to become “API Enabled” as […]

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API Rate Limiting Kung-Fu: The Server Side

Adam Green has a great post on programmableweb this morning about Twitter API Rate Limits – with great tips on how to get the most out of the Twitter API without hitting rate limits. Sharing API calls between your server […]

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Growing the 3scale API Team in San Francisco

Today is an exciting day at 3scale with two new awesome people joining the team! The first is Kirsten Jones who’s joining as a developer evangelist (general API Ninja in residence) and helping us help people do more things with […]

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How APIs Are Changing Application Development

Yesterday we were invited to present at the API Management meetup in San Francisco (see the group info here -> well worth signing up!) and tackled the topic of how APIs are changing the way software is built. Here are […]

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APIs Everywhere in the Cloud

Having worked in the API space for a long time, we’re used to APIs popping up in new places – and cloud computing has long been an obvious driver for API adoption. Still, the signs are clearer than ever as […]

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Why API Infrastructure should start at Free

APIs are increasingly becoming core to many Internet Businesses – from mobile to Desktop/Web. From day one at 3scale we’ve always believed that our API Infrastructure should be available for free forever in some form to enable companies large and […]

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Reaching 250 APIs

Today is a great milestone for 3scale – reaching 250 customers with APIs managed, that’s a big jump from under 200 earlier this year! The APIs are also highly diverse from transport to nutrition and media, as well as from […]

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