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APIs.JSON

APIs.Json, APIs.io and API Discovery on the Web

We released some exciting news at the APISTRAT Gluecon Un-Workshop yesterday together with Kin Lane at API Evangelist: launching a new idea for how to promote the use of API Meta Data on the Public Web. The two things we […]

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Software Engineering for Mobile

The Five Elements Of Software Engineering For Mobile (Part 6)

This is the final part of our series about the five elements of software engineering for mobile. Part one was about the main differences and challenges of software engineering for mobile vs “conventional” software engineering, part two was about making […]

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APIs and the Connected Home – Panel at Connections 2014

As connectivity reaches more and more elements of our lives, the home is one of the key places where consumers experience the combination of APIs and devices. We participated in a great panel at the Connections 2014 in San Francisco […]

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Copyright

On Copyright and APIs, reflecting on Oracle vs Google

Yesterday’s Court Judgement in favor of Oracle in the Oracle v’s Google Java Lawsuit has caused a lot of debate online (CNET [Twice], FOOSPatents, Wired, Vox, GigaOm). Part of the coverage focused on the potential implications for Google. However, the […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #4 – Organizations must provide core competence through APIs

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of […]

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The API Economy

The Five Axioms of the API Economy, Axiom #3 – APIs are an Economic Imperative

This is a joint post by Guest Author Craig Burton who writes at http://www.craigburton.com/ (craigburton) and 3scale’s Steven Willmott (njyx on twitter). The original axiom approach was dreamt up by Craig and we’ve iterated together since. The Five Axioms of […]

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APIStrat

Towards 1 Million APIs – Mulling over the Future of APIs: APIStrat Video

The APIStrat Amsterdam event had an amazing mix of content and it’s been hard to digest but videos help a great deal! One of the panels that stood out was the final panel with Adam Duvander, Mike Amundsen, Mark Boyd, […]

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API Alchemy

API Alchemy – Education and Learning Resources for APIs

UPDATE: API Alchemy is now API Codex – where you’ll still find all the API magic you need. Thanks for helping us build the definitive, ultimate collection of API resources.    Building APIs is hard and there are many choices […]

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Cambrian Explosion

A Cambrian Moment – but not Just for Startups

The Economist this week released a 16 page special report (PDF directly here) on the extraordinary boom in startups around the globe. The article is excellent and well worth reading as a overview of many of the building blocks of […]

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Predictions 2014

API Predictions 2014

2013 has been an impressive year for API technology both in terms adoption, technology and investment. The number of APIs listed in the ProgrammableWeb directory crossed 10,000 for the first time, there were investments and acquisitions, as well as multiple […]

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