One of the cool things our directory data allows us to do is to get a glimpse at both short term and long term trends in the API space. One slice of data worth looking at is the categories have had the most growth. This article looks at which categories have grown the most in the last five years.
When we first looked at the fastest growing API categories of recent years, Financial and Payments both made the list. We've seen a number of signals that there is great interest in API related to Finance so we decided to take a deeper look at the category's growth this month.
Western Union continued to bolster its API portfolio with new transfer and payments APIs. The APIs provide access to the front-ends currently offered through Western Union's application network. Specific API suites in this new announcement include Money Transfer APIs and Partner Payments APIs.