Technology

Create A Weather Bot For Telegram Using The Weather Unlocked API

February 4th, 2016 |

If you are a regular user of chat apps like Slack or Telegram you may have seen the increase of “bots” available on each platform. Bots? Yes! Like in the old times of IRC. But this time they’re supposed to […]

Building the first Alexa app for a conference

January 14th, 2016 |

Geeks will be geeks. We can’t resist buying the new gadget to play with, especially if it’s hackable. Recently our CEO, Steve, could not resist buying an Amazon Echo, which turned into the beginning of an API journey at APIStrat […]

2016 API Predictions

December 30th, 2015 |

The API field progressed in leaps and bounds in 2015 with impressive new APIs, standards advances, conferences and unfortunately also more negative events like security breaches (see our 2015 roundup). Given all that activity, it’s a tough call to guess […]

Streaming APIs Are Paving The Way For Real-time, Agile Banking

December 16th, 2015 |

API mashup applications based on streaming technologies will reinvent our banking experience As I explained in my first post, the PSD2 is about giving banking power back to customers, including increased transparency about charges and speed of operations. Large companies […]

Integrate Pushpin With 3scale

December 14th, 2015 |

Get a real-time, high performing platform to manage and make the most of your WebSocket API This blog post will provide you with a very simple tutorial demonstrating how you can integrate Pushpin with 3scale, open a persistent connection with […]

Launching the Linux Foundation Open API Initiative to Help Drive the Web of APIs

November 5th, 2015 |

We’re proud to be supporting the launch of the new Linux Foundation collaborative effort for Web APIs: the Open API Initiative (see the announcement here). The initiative will take forward the great foundational work done under the Swagger banner by […]

Streaming APIs and the Internet of Things

September 29th, 2015 |

In a recent study, the McKinsey Global Institute concluded that the Internet of Things (IOT) has an economic potential of up to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. APIs – specifically streaming APIs – enable the IOT vision to become […]

Hybrid API Management Architectures Done Right

July 30th, 2015 |

At 3scale we’ve always been fairly opinionated about the right way to architect API Management, and since founding have had a hybrid architecture at our core. So with Apigee today announcing an architecture with some similarities we figured it would […]

Updated Tutorial: How to deploy an NGINX API gateway on Heroku

July 1st, 2015 |

Control Access, Monitor Traffic & Manage your API with 3scale At 3scale, we recommend using NGINX as an API proxy for several reasons, including its outstanding performance and extensibility, thanks to the Lua scripting support. When used with the 3scale […]

3scale Copyrights Database Store API

June 30th, 2015 |

In response to today’s Supreme Court decision not to rule in the Oracle v. Google case, 3scale has decided to reconsider its previous position on copyright and APIs and is today announcing its copyright ownership over the newly developed Database […]