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If you were existing anywhere but under a rock for the last few weeks, then you were probably subjected to a gauntlet of GDPR notifications from the websites that you frequent, including ProgrammableWeb. They may not have even mentioned GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation.
It's a great thing when your product or service is being used by thousands. But systems need to scale to accommodate your growing user base. Managing the processes that help you scale can be difficult. In this article we discuss the ways in which SwaggerHub provides a platform for API team to scale.
Favstar, a service that helps users "find great tweets and interesting people to follow", has announced that it will be shutting down next month because of changes Twitter is making to its APIs. Favstar's creator, Tim Haines, was left with no choice but to shut his service down due to API changes.
The notion that intelligence is about maximizing future freedom of action is a useful framework for businesses navigating digital transformation and modernization. Often, the difference between a future of options and a future of dead ends involves how a company designs and manages its APIs.
It’s an old adage but it’s true; if you want your API to succeed, treat it like a product. And one of the most important steps in any product’s lifecycle is when it gets released. James Higginbotham offers a 10-point checklist to help make sure that your API release runs as smoothly as possible.
Over the last few years, one of the more painful things to watch (from a business perspective) is how Twitter hasn’t been able to seriously capitalize on its insane popularity. The stock currently trades at roughly the same level it did one year before the 2016 presidential election.
Back in 2005, when I bore witness to the debut of the first two Web APIs (Google Maps and Flickr) while working as a journalist for CNET, I knew something big was about to happen. To this day, it is still one of the most dramatic tipping points our industry has ever seen.
"To integrate, or not to integrate?" That’s the question often facing product managers. The issue is that keeping up with all the integrations available is nearly impossible. Let’s look at how you can prioritize and measure the impact of the API project you assign to the development team.
In the 1970s, Autodata was a publisher of technical automotive manuals that helped vehicle owners fix their own cars. Today, Autodata has become a data and software company that offers a platform that powers an emerging generation of API-based solutions for tomorrow’s automotive market.