Posts Tagged: web APIs

Tips on Creating Outstanding Developer Experiences

Developer Experience (DX) for developers is akin to User Experience (UX) for end-users. The API products that streamline DX tend to increase interest and retain a following. But it’s not only public-facing services; internal and partner APIs benefit from a focus on DX as well. Read more

Five Common Misconceptions About APIs

Learn how to avoid common API misconceptions and the resulting disillusionment.

APIs sometimes are perceived as having almost magical properties. Since APIs are so essential to digital transformation, powering all of our digital experiences, the conclusion is that once you have and use APIs, all the wonders of digital transformation are simply going to happen. Read more

7 Best Image Recognition APIs

In 2016, Mark Zuckerberg laid out details at Facebook’s annual developer’s conference about their quest to launch AI that is better at recognizing images than people are. These image processing algorithms could be used for everything from narrating images for the visually impaired to avoiding car accidents to automated image tagging. Read more

5 Indirect Benefits of Building API-First

APIs offer plenty of opportunities for direct revenue generation. With that said, the APIs-as-products philosophy can have us looking to monetize at every step, ignoring the many indirect benefits of an API-first architecture. Today, we’re hoping to curb that mentality by diving deep into five indirect benefits of building APIs, aside from straight revenue! Read more

APIs at Maersk: A Case Study

Maersk is a multi-billion dollar Danish giant that specializes in container logistics. The company has previously experimented with building its own APIs for both internal and external purposes, but — as we’ll see — has faced a fair few issues.

In this article, we’ll look at Maersk’s API and digital transformation journey, and discover why the company is now focusing significant efforts on web APIs and smart API management tactics. Read more