Workarounds are clever, but less than ideal solutions to problems that shouldn’t really exist. In the world of APIs, an example of this might be scraping an application’s frontend to make up for endpoints that don’t exist.
At first sight, workarounds may seem like a bad thing. Read more
“We like to think we are a technology company, but we started as a service company.”
That’s how Bo Li of ADP, a payroll and HR software provider with more than 740,000 clients, opened her speech at our 2019 API Summit in Austin. Read more
There are hundreds of pre-built solutions for everything API, whether it’s authorization, documentation, or some other functionality. While there’s a wide range of choices for your API gateway solutions — especially in recent years — the very best ones can cost quite a chunk and aren’t always tailored to your needs. Read more
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
How does Conway’s Law impact the way we build effective internal communication within API-first companies?
When we write about web APIs, we inevitably focus on one of two things: The technicalities of building the application itself, or the target market and user base that consumes the API. Read more