The API Economy: What APIs Can Do For You

You’ve probably heard at least a little bit about APIs, and how they’re making waves in today’s economy. Maybe you’re thinking that your organization should join in on the fun. But what are they, and what can they do for you? What is an API? “API” stands for … [Read more...]

The Age of The API Economy: What It Is & Why It Matters

You’ve probably heard the term “API economy” all over the place recently. Since Forbes declared 2017 “The Year of the API Economy,” it seems like everyone is putting in their two cents on what all of this means for the future of business and technology. But what is it, and … [Read more...]

Accelerating Your Open API 3.0 and Swagger API Design & Development with Advanced Mocking

Many teams run into the issue of unavailable APIs during the design and development phase of the API lifecycle. In some cases, a QA team might be reliant on the development team for an API that is under development – essentially sitting on their hands before testing can … [Read more...]

What Is the Difference Between Swagger and OpenAPI?

This year marked the official release of OpenAPI 3.0, the latest version of the OpenAPI specification. For those involved in API development, the release of OAS 3.0 is, well… kind of a big deal. Why? One of the most notable reasons why the release is so important is … [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...]

Looking Ahead to a Big Week at Microsoft Build 2017

We are excited to be joining 5,000+ software professionals from around the Microsoft ecosystem in Seattle, Washington for Microsoft Build 2017, May 10-12. Microsoft Build is Microsoft’s annual developer conference, and has become the place that developers come together to … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Stop by Booth #663 @ IBM InterConnect

IBM InterConnect officially kicks off today! We met several of you last night at the Open Tech Summit where Tony Tam, VP of Swagger Products, announced the Open Source Swagger UI and Editor.  We’re looking forward to meeting even more of you over the next few days. We … [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...]

The API Economy and How to Optimize Your Organization’s Swagger API Workflow [Webinar]

Recognizing APIs as a driver of business and strategic initiatives is a fairly recent development, and organizations have now started to invest heavily in their API strategy. Organizations that are making significant investments in developing API strategies go beyond … [Read more...]

Virtualization in Definition-Driven API Development

Agile development is highly iterative, and relies upon the rapid development of software and early feedback. These practices are well understood and practiced in mature application development teams. The shift to an agile software development process has helped teams … [Read more...]