Posts Tagged: endpoint

OpenID Connect: Overview of Financial-grade API (FAPI) Profile

Open banking continues to be a subject of keen interest in financial services, reaching “buzz word” status over the last few years. We’ve covered the growth of the ecosystem on the blog several times before, but haven’t yet studied the standards emerging both within and across open banking markets. Read more

What is OpenID Connect?

In a world increasingly connected by APIs, the role of identity has never been more important. There are different ways that API providers can grant access to data for applications on behalf of users, and one way that has become almost ubiquitous is OAuth 2.0. Read more

10+ Best Practices for Naming API Endpoints

There are plenty of reasons to name API endpoints thoughtfully. Choosing sensible names for API endpoints can drastically smooth out the learning curve for new developers, helping them intuitively know what to look for and where to find it. With that in mind, we’re dedicating this article to more than ten of the most effective best practices and conventions for naming API endpoints. Read more

Using API Analytics to Empower the Platform

API metrics are perhaps the single most important factor in improving any API system. Metrics are inherently valuable – tracking data on API usage, availability, uptime, and other insights is pivotal to keeping a consistently healthy platform. That being said, it’s an unfortunate truth that many developers do not leverage API analytics to their full power, simply preferring to consider metrics a business tool, and little else. Read more