Posts Tagged: Open API

4 Ways Your API Specification Can Fall Short (And What to Do About It)

The use of API specification tooling like the OpenAPI Specification has revolutionized the way we design, build, and manage APIs. In addition to helping us plan out functionality, generate documentation, and run tests, a specification can serve the all-important role of the API contract: defining precisely what consumers can expect from our API. Read more

5 Best Free and Paid Weather APIs (2019)

We compare some web APIs that add weather data into your app

If your application has anything to do with leaving the house, there’s a good chance that weather data is one piece of the development puzzle. While there are quite a few choices out there for weather APIs, it’s difficult to find the features you need at a price that works for you… even if that price is zero! Read more

Is OpenAPI the Gateway to DevOps Success?

It’s not an understatement to say that OAS (OpenAPI Specification) has changed the way many developers design their APIs, with its standardized format allowing for easier adoption and implementation of APIs.

However, the verb used in that last sentence is telling: it talks about how developers “design” their APIs, rather than how they “power” or “utilize” them. Read more

Insights From The 2019 Platform Summit

From October 22-23, Nordic APIs hosted our 5th annual Platform Summit in Stockholm, Sweden. #PS19 brought together over 450 total attendees and hosted 65 speakers across three stages. In the coming months, we’ll review many of the great talks shared with in-depth analysis on the blog. Read more

How Does Open Banking Apply to US Banks?

Open Banking has been on our radar for several years now, with Nordics APIs first publishing a post on PSD2 back in 2016. Since then there’s been continual coverage in the financial industry press on the promise of Open Banking, with predictions of a “revolution” as FinTechs unlock the banking market and provide the tools, apps, and functionality that bank customers want yet are not provided by their banks. Read more