Posts Tagged: Netflix

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Tracking the Growth of the API Economy

APIs are nothing new. Salesforce and eBay first allowed access to their web APIs in the year 2000, and other organizations were tinkering with the idea of exposing endpoints even before that.

The past few years, however, have seen such explosive growth that the API space is evolving more rapidly than ever before. Read more

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Functional vs. Useful: What Makes a Useful API?

It’s a very easy thing to say that if an API exists, then it’s useful. After all, if a developer creates an API, they must have created it for some purpose. However, what is functional isn’t always useful, and conversely, what is useful isn’t always functional. Read more

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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