If you have arrived at the Nordic APIs blog there is good chance you have some inkling of what an API is and why you might need one. However, for the uninitiated, APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and especially the API economy can be a confusing and fragmented space with some loose standards, an incredible amount of diversity, and a seemingly impenetrable barrier of technical jargon. Read more
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If you’ve been paying attention to the API space over the last year, you won’t be surprised to hear that there has been a lot of movement amongst companies that provide API-related solutions.
The most noteworthy example is Google’s $625 million acquisition of API platform provider, Apigee, in the fall of 2016. Read more
Unprecedented tech revolution often spawns brand new services and companies. As technological evolution opens new possibilities for humanity, is also leads to a flood of ideas and new business ventures never before possible. Now, as hyper-specialization occurs throughout the Internet, the API economy has become a macrocosm in its own right, spawning brand new types of adjunct companies. Read more
The potential of APIs are huge — from making internal enterprise architectures more efficient to enabling completely new creative services to flourish. Using third party APIs as a basis for a new service enables a team to quickly advance from an idea stage to a finished product. Read more
The API is a unique animal. With it comes an active product lifecycle that’s tethered between internal evolution and third party fluctuation. To explore the API lifecycle, we set the stage for a five part blog series within Envisioning The Entire API Lifecycle. Read more