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Building Effective API Programs: API Design and Implementation

In the previous four parts of this series, we discussed API benefits, strategy, and business models. Good API design has some core principles which that may differ in implementation. The authors of APIs: A Strategy Guide have a great analogy: Every car has a steering wheel, brake pedals, and an […]

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Public v’s Private v’s 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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Building Effective API Programs: API Business Models

What is the Right API for the Business Model? As discussed in the previous post, an API program must be embedded in the overarching business strategy and aligned with business goals. The business model is where the rubber meets the road […]

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Building Effective API Programs: APIs and Strategy

This is the third part of the Building Effective API Programs series. The introduction can be found here. To take advantage of the API benefits we discussed in the previous post, an effective API program must be rooted in an organization’s overarching […]

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Predicting the Future is Hard

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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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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Building Effective API Programs: Introduction

Exposing assets (data or services) via APIs can prove to be extremely valuable for an organization. However in most cases, it’s not enough to solve only the technical challenges of opening an API. It can even be counterproductive for the […]

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

Manfred will be presenting a related workshop: Practical API Lifecycle Management at APIdays Paris on Tuesday, December 2. The API lifecycle is made up of four stages, which an API provider would iterate through several times as part of an API program: […]

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Crash Course – Practical API Lifecycle Management at APIdays Paris

Learn how to get the most out of your API in 2 hours We are very happy to announce another crash course on practical API management to be held at the APIdays on December 2nd, 2014 in Paris. This time, we’ve joined […]

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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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