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API-standards-are-a-real-problem-says-Smartbear

API standards are a real problem says Smartbear


Thursday, February 7, 2019 by

A new global survey from Smartbear reveals API standardization is the number one technology challenge teams face when developing APIs. The report titled "The State of API 2019 Report" uncovers API standardization as the top challenge facing API teams as they support the continued growth of microservices. The survey prompted more than 3,000 responses from ...


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New API testing tool will tell developers if their API works


Friday, January 26, 2018 by

SmartBear has announced the release of Swagger Inspector, a free cloud-based API testing and documentation tool to simplify the validation of any API and generate its OpenAPI documentation. Swagger Inspector is the first step the Swagger team is taking to reimagine the way APIs are tested and documented.The API economy has captured the attention of business and technolo...


API-monetization-requires-good-API-management

API monetization requires good API management


Friday, February 17, 2017 by

More enterprises are going beyond the implementation of APIs to looking at how they can be monetized internally, externally, or both. In this article let’s look at different monetization strategies and how they will affect which deployment model will be most effective in your enterprise: on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid approach.Indirect MonetizationOften companie...


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The IT delivery gap is slowing business


Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report on digital transformation initiatives and the business impact of APIs.Based on a survey of 951 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally, the report reveals a growing IT delivery gap that is slowing down the majority of the businesses surveyed and directly putting revenue at risk. With a convergence...


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App customer loyalty: 3 things to look for in a loyalty API


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

For the modern consumer, rewards are an essential part of their shopping experience; just last year the number of loyalty program memberships in the United States topped three billion - a 26 percent increase from 2013. With a growing demand for loyalty programs, there is no better time for developers to incorporate loyalty into their products, apps, point of sale softwa...


Why-top-engineers-choose-startups-over-big-brands

Why top engineers choose startups over big brands


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by

After the tech boom of the late 1990s, talented software engineers began migrating to larger, more established big-brands like Google and Microsoft, as the allure of startups waned. But today, with so many promising venture-funded companies flourishing in Silicon Valley, we are seeing a reversal of this trend. Top talent are declining positions at the established t...


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Introducing a web security ACL to block based on device fingerprints


Friday, February 3, 2017 by

Distil Networks, Inc., a bot detection and mitigation company, has announced a web application security Access Control List (ACL) platformA to block based on device fingerprints, providing a more effective way for website defenders to manage and apply whitelists and blacklists across their online applications."A key piece of feedback we got from our Bot Defense Council ...


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Big Nerd Ranch doubled their profits last year


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

According the App Annie Forecast Report, the global mobile app store downloads will reach 288.4 billion in 2020, up from 149.3 billion in 2016. That's almost double the amount of downloads in just 4 years! Information like this makes wanna-be mobile developers jump out of their seats to ask one question, "How can I do THAT?"Although some do go on to do the traditional c...


Sencha-Test-2.0-launches-for-comprehensive-testing-of-Ext-JS-apps

Sencha Test 2.0 launches for comprehensive testing of Ext JS apps


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by

Organizations are under increasing pressure to deliver applications to market quickly without compromising quality. With competition only growing more fierce by the day, the necessity for expedients that help produce well written programs is apparent. But lets be honest, there are a lot of hurdles to jump to get the best possible ROI. Perhaps most important of these hur...


Developers-and-API-standards

Developers and API standards


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by

For nearly five years, Andy Beier, director of engineering at Domo, has worked to build more than 500 data connectors for the company’s business optimization platform. However, as Andy and his team strove to complete that monumental task, they continually ran into roadblocks because of the lack of standards in API development. Frustration led to action and the Domo...


Why-APIs-and-User-Permissioned-Data-Are-the-Next-Frontier-for-Financial-Apps

Why APIs and User-Permissioned Data Are the Next Frontier for Financial Apps


Saturday, July 30, 2016 by

All eyes are on the financial technology sector this year, as venture capital-backed fintech startups are poised to exceed last year’s funding by 36 percent. Robo advisors, mobile payments, personal finance managers and online lenders, to name a few, are all making waves in the futures of the consumers that use them and the financial institutions that don’t know whether...