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To be a successful API provider means actively engaging with your developer community to build up your ecosystem of developers and partners. This research report looks at the growth patterns of eight successful API providers and the strategies they employed to gain traction.
Contentful is a content management service managed via APIs that lets users upload and store content, create web and mobile interfaces and more. This case study looks at how Contentful drove engagement and eventually adoption through the use of SDKs, both official and community contributed.
Edmunds is an automotive research website that offers APIs for developers to access automotive content. This case looks at Edmunds’ focus on encouraging third parties to be viable businesses via the Edmunds APIs. Edmunds also focuses on outreach activities including hosting an accelerator program.
||The AddTransit API enables easy integration between the AddTransit GTFS, GTFS-Realtime and Ticketing functionality and other systems. The AddTransit API is currently in beta. Contact the provider for...||Transportation||04.26.2016|
||The Doarama API allows developers to upload their GPS-based activities, set up visualizations, and embed visualizations in their apps. Doarama is a service that allows users to record activities on...||Social||04.10.2016|
NZ Post ParcelNotification
||The NZ Post ParcelNotification API allows developers to integrate the ParcelNotification API into their applications, enabling them to keep their customers informed about their parcels delivery...||Shipping||04.06.2016|
NZ Post Shipping Options
||The NZ Post Shipping Options API allows developers to integrate choice and control of shipping options functionality into their applications. The shipping options include identifying rural delivery...||Shipping||04.06.2016|
NZ Post ParcelTrack
||The NZ Post ParcelTrack API allows developers to integrate tracking events for domestic and international deliveries into their own ecommerce system, based on network scan events. The ParcelTrack API...||Shipping||04.06.2016|