Believing you are not going to have to version an API is like believing you are not going to have to change a baby’s diaper. Sooner or later you’ll have a pretty stinky API. Versioning is going to occur. Better to think about how to handle it than react when it becomes... Continue reading API Versioning – Best Practices (and not so great practices)
Most businesses are looking at an API initiative because of business drivers such as speed to market, reaching new customers, or improving the ability to rapidly innovate. But, how do you know if you are achieving these goals? The answer is Analytics. Continue reading Analytics: The Icing on Top of Your API Management Cake
New API Landing page is live! The API Connect cloud team has been working hard over the past few months to deliver a new, world-class landing page and navigation experience on IBM Cloud. The new experiences are simpler, easier, and faster than in the past, all enabling you to work with APIs quicker than ever before. Try it... Continue reading A new API Connect Landing Page Experience on IBM Cloud Public
Businesses start to consider APIs and the API Economy at various times. Many are long down their API journeys, while others are still considering whether to start. With the beginning of the new year I thought it was an appropriate time to step back and take a look at some of the basics... Continue reading What is an API? and What is the API Economy?