PSD2- What Is It, and Where Is It Headed?

  I was fortunate enough to have attended and spoken at APIDays Berlin, that occurred between 7-8th November, 2017. APIDays is a series of high quality and reputed conferences dedicated to APIs. Every conference in the APIDays series tackles a different topic. The most … [Read more...]

Educating NUIG on the API Economy

Last week I had the opportunity to guest lecture on the API Economy at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) for Business Information Systems first year students. This was a unique opportunity for me having graduated from this program myself.  My presentation … [Read more...]

4 API Events You Won’t Want to Miss This October

This October, the SwaggerHub Team will be hitting the road with the rest of the SmartBear API team to meet with API practitioners, Swagger users, and innovators from around the world of APIs.   From big name conferences to local meetups, we are looking forward to … [Read more...]

[Event] APIs as a Part of your Product Portfolio: The Key to Success in the API Economy

It is time to start thinking about APIs as first class members of your product portfolio Application Programming Interface (APIs) are allowing regular applications to transition into the platform age, unlocking new capabilities, business opportunities and revenue stream … [Read more...]

Developer Experience: The Key to a Successful API

User experience is the key to adoption. If no one understands how to use your product, they won’t buy it. This is equally true in the world of APIs. Developers are more likely to adopt and stick with a platform or service that they enjoy using. The key to the success of your … [Read more...]

The Future is Compatible: The Role of API Description in Development

The future is compatible. If communications between applications were as simple to create as the plumbing in a building, it would be much easier for developers to write revolutionary code. But isn’t that easier said than done? Not if you have the right tools! Thanks to … [Read more...]

Join the ReadyAPI Community Virtual Event- One Month Left

In July, we finished phase 2 of our API Bloom challenge, the online SmartBear Community event for ReadyAPI users. This challenge consisted of weekly tasks in which participants shared their knowledge and competed against other community members for prizes. So far, we've had … [Read more...]

Developer of Things: IoT API Development and Testing

  In the last few decades we have had a front row seat to witness the evolution of devices that generate and consume information on the internet. The format, frequency and methodology information flow between devices has also changed. You do not have to be a developer to … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the Swagger Specification, Coming Your Way!

The Swagger Specification is what makes all the Swagger and SwaggerHub tooling hum--it describes a commitment from the API that you can depend upon, and does so in a simple, machine-readable manner. From that information we can build great documentation, interactive user … [Read more...]

MuleSoft IPO – how will it impact the API Lifecycle space?

MuleSoft IPO coming soon – MuleSoft filed their S-1 paperwork for their IPO with the SEC on February 17th, 2017. MuleSoft is looking to raise $100 million through this initial public offering. They have not yet set a date for their IPO, so in the meantime, customers, … [Read more...]