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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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New White Paper: The Unseen Enablers Of Platforms

Today we publish a new white paper which I wrote together with Sangeet Paul Choudary. Sangeet is Founder and CEO of Platform Thinking Labs and best known for his work on platform business models and multi-sided network effects. He is also a widely […]

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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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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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Building Effective API Programs: Leveraging API Benefits

This is the second part of the Building Effective API Programs blog post series. In the first post, we argued that it is paramount that an API contributes to the overarching business strategy of an organization. In this post, we […]

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APIcast – The NEW, Free, Cloud-Hosted API Gateway from 3scale

No Code Or Hardware Deployment Required. Up to 50,000 Calls Per Day. What Are You Waiting For?       3scale’s primary mission is to make it easier and less expensive to launch and operate an API.  As part of that effort […]

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3scale And API Evangelist Announce APIs.io Search Engine At 800+ APIs

Worlds First Open Source APIs.io Search Engine Now Lists Many Popular APIs – Google, Twilio, Fitbit, Twitter, Spotify and More   Today, 3scale and API Evangelist are stoked to announce that the APIs.json metadata format for Web API discovery and it’s accompanying […]

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Practical Advice For The Stages Of The API Lifecycle (Part 2/4)

The API lifecycle is made up of four stages, which an API provider would iterate through several times as part of an API program: Plan/Design, Build/Integrate, Operate/Manage, and Share/Engage. You can find a more detailed description of the API Lifecycle in the […]

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Understanding Mobile Developers: 8th Developer Economics Report

3scale Supports VisionMobile in Largest Global Developer Survey   We are happy to announce that we will be supporting VisionMobile again for the 8th edition of their Developer Economics report, which surveys over 7,000 mobile developers. VisionMobile is the leading research company […]

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