Posts Tagged: API lifecycle

Architecting an API Backend

Architecting an API Backend

We’ve discussed in length API business, monetization techniques, and the importance of improving the experience for our target developer consumer. But underneath the hood, what does the architecture of an API platform actually look like? Just as developers who use an API rely on it to power their applications, a similar ecosystem may exist fueling the components that make up an API itself. Read more


eBook Released: The API Lifecycle

We are very excited to announce the release of our fourth eBook: “The API Lifecycle.” Visit our new dedicated eBooks page today to grab your FREE copy.

Introducing a FREE eBook for download: The API Lifecycle


The API Lifecycle presents an agile process for managing the life of a web API – the secret sauce to help establish quality standards for all API and microservice providers.  Read more

Success vs. Failure – The Importance of API Metrics

Success and failure are relatively subjective terms — what defines success for one business might be considered a failure for another, and the relative of success in certain areas of performance can change from industry to industry, department to department, and even on a case to case basis. Read more


API Lifecycle Retirement Stage: A History of Major Public API Retirements

The API lifecycle is an agile process of managing the life of an API. It’s made up of 4 distinct phases: Analysis, Development, Operations, and Retirement.

Old age comes, and retirement is a part of life. It’s no different in the API world. 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