Last week I was fortunate enough to attend and speak at the first-ever API City conference in Bremerton, near Seattle. Organized by Tessa Mero, Developer Evangelist/Advocate at Cisco, API City has grown from a local APIs and IPAs meetup to become Seattle’s starling API conference. Read more
Posts By: Bill Doerrfeld
In case you didn’t catch it, we are very excited to host the first ever Nordic APIs Best Public API competition! Over the course of the last few months, we opened the floor and received 10 public web API nominations, all with solid developer experiences. Read more
What kind of API style should you be using? From SOAP, to REST, GraphQL, and new styles like gRPC, there are many competing standards for designing APIs and the way consumers interact with them. We’ve written about each before, but as the industry changes rapidly, there are always new concerns and opportunities for comparison. Read more
API marketplaces aim to make the API discovery and integration process as intuitive as possible for end developers. Naturally, designing a seamless developer experience requires a comprehensive understanding of the target developer consumer.
While presences like RapidAPI, a popular API marketplace and aggregator, are great for comparison-shopping and integrating with APIs spanning many different verticals (social media, geolocation, text analysis, SMS, cognitive services, business processing operations, and more), what they lack is a localized experience that targets developers in countries across the globe. Read more
Mic check. 1-2-3. Earlier this week, Nordic APIs held a 2.5 day event, jam-packed with workshops, 30 speakers, and critical insights on building success in the API ecosystem. This was our first ever conference in Austin, and our 2nd ever Nordic APIs event in the United States. Read more