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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 Bucky Box API simplifies the integration of shopping carts for third-party sites. Users can also embed it as a turnkey system for channeling new customers along with new orders into the Bucky Box...||eCommerce||06.07.2016|
||ChargeIO is an Austin based payment processing platform for ACH and credit card payments. The Merchant API is used to access and edit merchant and accounts information, and it allows accepting and...||Payments||06.03.2016|
||The Digitzs REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Digitzs with other applications. Some example API methods include managing merchants, managing and accepting...||Payments||05.29.2016|
||The Square Register API mediates communication between Android or iOS apps and Square’s payments processing apps. The API’s provider is the vendor of Square payments processing hardware that include...||eCommerce||05.27.2016|
||The ChartMogul Metrics API integrates metrics into applications and web services. It is available in JSON protocol with secure HTTPS. Authentication is required via account token and secret key....||Subscriptions||05.26.2016|