Over the last week we followed the API blogosphere discussion surrounding API nomenclature. Steven Willmott does a good job of summing up the recent debate in a 3Scale post, Public Vs. Private APIs.
Interesting timing… we have been compiling an eBook that not only defines a taxonomy for API types but offers insightful business strategies for each variation. Read more
APIs are like LEGO building blocks, it is often said. Many API talks start off by explaining that APIs are like these bricks. They can be combined in innovative and creative ways beyond their originally intended purpose. What are APIs like for LEGO though? Read more
Developer teams from across Finland arrived — often with a colleague or two from their business development unit — to Helsinki’s Skandic Park Hotel on Wednesday for the latest in the Nordic APIs “Private, Public and Partner APIs” event series. Read more
The mood was high, the wraps were eaten, and the coffee was free-flowing: Nordic APIs began its four country tour in Stockholm yesterday with a networking lunch, a packed agenda, and a fully booked room of participants. While there were a handful of business developers in the audience, the bulk of those attending our Stockholm event at city tech hub, Start-up People of Sweden, were developers responsible for designing and deploying APIs within their businesses. Read more
Swedish online retailer Fyndiq excited our Nordic APIs audience in November last year when co-founder and CTO Micael Widell declared one of their biggest business milestones was when they released their API. Now, Micael is working with his team of 11 developers to see how APIs can empower internal structures (via private APIs), support business integration (with partner APIs), and continue to enable an increase in market reach (via public APIs). Read more