Posts By: Jennifer Riggins

What is The Future of the API Space?

Forrester calls the API the digital glue holding our world together. Forbes says it’s the key to unlocking the digital economy, while TechCrunch predicts it’ll unlock the data economy. And, here at Nordic APIs, we’ve told you how the API is the driving force behind smart cities, the Internet of Things, and more. Read more

How APIs Are Disrupting The Way We Think

The concept of disruption has been given regal status across businesses, startups, and tech circles in recent years. With such great emphasis placed on change, user experiences are inevitably facing evolution as well. Application programming interfaces or APIs have great transformative powers to disrupt business, but are they also altering the way we think? Read more

4 Cities, 4 Awesome APIs: World Tour Feature

From May 11 to May 15, Nordic APIs is going on a world tour to facilitate the sharing of ideas from experts in the application programming interface (API) sphere. To prep for the tour, we decided to interview one API evangelistic company in each city that we’ll be visiting — Copenhagen, Munich, London, and Seattle — to learn how they are driving the next generation of API technology and the advice they can offer fellow developers. Read more

API: Part of the Creative Palette

The application programming interface or API is the way we connect things online with other things online or even, with the Internet of Things, connecting things online with traditionally offline objects. This makes what an API can enable fairly limitless — or at least as limited as your imagination. Read more

Microservices Architecture: The Good, The Bad, and What You Could Be Doing Better

It’s no longer one app to rule them all. From a user experience perspective, the industry has reached what Web Informant David Strom calls a “cheaper, pay by the drink model, [where you] don’t have to implement a particular computing environment or end-point device–now it’s their phone or their tablets.” On the consumer side, we aren’t just offering behemoth platforms like Salesforce, but we are drilling down to add dimension, allowing users to pick and choose their workflows. Read more