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TUTORIAL: Fast Web API Deployment on Windows Azure

Because APIs are platform agnostic they can be deployed on any platform. In the past we’ve covered tutorials on Heroku and Amazon deployments. Today’s tutorial is fast web API deployment on Windows Azure. We will use Ruby Grape gem to […]

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Why your API IS your Strategy

This post is inspired by Daniel Jacobson‘s post over at the Next Web – “Why you probably don’t need an API Strategy“. It’s a great post you should definitely check out and there are a lot of good points made. […]

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APISTRAT Comes to Europe – Proud to Announce APISTRAT Amsterdam 2014

We’re really happy that after two successful events we can now announce the first European edition of the API Strategy & Practice Conference, which will be held next March 26-28, 2014 at the Beurs Van Berlage in Amsterdam. APIs in Europe […]

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Charity Navigator API: Information and Ratings on Charities

At Charity Navigator we believe that people are amazingly generous and derive great satisfaction from helping others, but are not always sure how to help. So we built an objective rating system that assists givers with every type of charitable […]

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Reviving the Unofficial UNData API

The UN has an amazing repository of data hosted at data.un.org and back in 2009 we set up quickly built system to turn the zip-file archives of data into a simple REST API hosted on Google App Engine (the Unofficial […]

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Out of the Box API Developer Portals with More Style

Creating a good experience for your developers is must have for your API. To make this easier we’ve been working hard to update the out-of-box developer portals available automatically in the 3scale system. The new release is now live and […]

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Identity

Identity and The API Economy

This is a Guest post by Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/. He was also a special guest at the API Strategy Conference in San Francisco in October. I recently attended and participated in the API Strategy and Practice conference […]

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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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Meet 3scale at hackathons

Hackathon season is back ! It is that time of year again, where all your weekends are filled with coding, pizzas, and no-sleep :) If you have never attended hackathons, the concept is pretty simple : tell a bunch of […]

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