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An Introduction To API Economy Boosting Principles

People develop APIs for all sorts of reasons. They might be trying to create a tool to facilitate internal processes where they work, they could be building an external product for customers, or they might be building a third party tool designed to mash-up other services. And that’s really only scratching the surface of why…

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WebHooks vs WebSub: Which Is Better For Real-Time Event Streaming?

Featuring Platform Summit 2017 speaker Audrey Neveu Streaming and real-time are the new fashion. Developers want their applications to provide an interactive experience — this implies not only receiving data in real time, but also being able to stream events. But for someone first ing into WebHos and WebSub, the lack of documentation on terminologies…

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How to Safely Throttle High Traffic APIs

Too much traffic can be a dangerous thing. To many application developers, this seems like a good problem to have – traffic is exactly what you want for your service, so accordingly, the the better. The simple truth is, however, that too much of a good thing can be very dangerous – and in…

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10 Payment APIs: Accept Credit Cards, Bank Accounts, BitCoin, and More

For the longest time, if you wanted to make or receive payments on the web, PayPal was the only option you had. Back then, the process wasn’t necessarily as user-friendly as it is today – but they did simplify how users could transfer money. Now, there are various options for taking and issuing payments on….

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