The Fireeye C Sample Code by Fireeye demonstrates how to access the API, providing requests and responses in JSON formats. With the example, developers can perform a basic search given certain queries.
Wicket Labs has come out of months of beta testing with its API monitoring and reporting product. The tool is designed to proactively catch API issues before issues lead to downtime in apps, sites, and systems. The live reports, called wickets, include easy to understand, color-coded scorecards.
Location-sharing service Foursquare was down most of Monday, apparently due to a database issue. No Foursquare website or apps were available. And with the API also down, third party applications were helpless. Yet, it's a good reminder to developers to plan for downtime and to providers to have communications in place to let others know about your service's issues when they arise.
Many developers have adopted an API-first mentality when it comes to releasing new products and services. Logically, security providers should take an API-first strategy when designing threat protection solutions. Salt Security has launched an API Protection Platform with that mindset.