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.
Walgreens APIs (6)
Walgreens Digital Offers
||The offers API enables third party applications to search and clip digital coupons directly to Walgreens customers Balance Rewards Cards. Platforms include; iPhone, iPad, Android, Android Tablet,...||Loyalty||08.11.2016|
Walgreens Store Locator
||The Walgreens Store Locator REST API allows developers to access and integrate store locations and data with other applications. The main API method returns store locations. Store locations can also...||Location||05.29.2016|
Walgreens Clinic Appointment Scheduler
||The Walgreens Healthcare Clinic Appointment Scheduler API offers users the ability to do just that: schedule healthcare appointments. Appointments can be scheduled at any 400+ Walgreens Healthcare...||Healthcare||12.19.2015|
Walgreens Balance Rewards
||The Balance® Rewards API enables pre-qualified partners to connect into Walgreens to share individual member health and wellness information to be eligible to receive Balance Rewards points for...||Health||10.06.2014|
Walgreens Pharmacy Prescription Refill
||The Walgreens Pharmacy Prescription API allows users of third-party mobile applications to quickly order refills of prescriptions originally filled at one of the 8,000+ Walgreens pharmacies. Mobile...||Medical||02.04.2013|
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.
Success for an API provider depends on a number of factors, all of which can affect the growth of their developer ecosystem. The studies in this series looked at a number of strategies used including API developer support, API business model, developer onboarding, API discoverability, and more.