Pusher’s new user plans for real-time API consumption

Pusher’s new user plans for real-time API consumption

Today, we are making the first significant change to our pricing since our public beta 5 years ago. The changes are primarily aimed at new customers, however, existing customers will also benefit from it. Going live on our free tier Firstly, we’re making our free tier (Sandbox) more generous. This is to help those who …

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Pusher is one of the leading real-time API providers. They introduce new user plans to make real-time API consumption easier and cheaper.

The Year Ahead: APIs as Economic Game Changers – The New Stack

The Year Ahead: APIs as Economic Game Changers – The New Stack

The year 2015 has been a defining year in the growth of the API economy. The recent API Strategy and Practice conference in Austin, Texas, demonstrated the widening group of business and civic players reorienting towards an API play, with ever-more stakeholders now offering services in the API ecosystem. And last week, the global APIdays …

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Events are always a great way to help a community advance. We recently saw two such API Economy events: APIStrat Austin and APIDays Paris. Mark Boyd summarises some new developements, insights and conclusions.

2015 API Predictions Reviewed

2015 API Predictions Reviewed

With the end of the year fast approaching, we’re reflecting on last year’s predictions and what might be next. Here’s how our 2015 API predictions scored.

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Always a great read:

3scale CEO composes API predictions for every year. Below is the review of his predictions from 2015 [1 point score if it turned out correct]:

1. Web API design will become a premium tech skill [1 point]

2. API search and discovery will heat up [1/2 point]

3. Automated code gen and SDKs will raise the bar [0 points]

4. Security breaches will be top of mind [1.5 points (unfortunately this came true in spades)]

5. API operations will become “a thing” [1 point]

6. Industry standards or shared specifications will start getting early traction [1 point]

7. The API event scene will grow [1 point]

8. Real time and post-REST APIs [1/2 point]

9. IoT will stretch API architectures [1/2 point]

10. Identity, privacy and data access will be key [1/2 point]

APIdays Paris – From Philosophy to Technology and back again

APIdays Paris – From Philosophy to Technology and back again

Having just recently come home again from the APIdays conference in Paris (Dec 8-9th 2015), memories are still quite fresh. It was a crowded event, the first day hosting a whopping 800 API enthusiasts, ranging from the geekiest of the geeks to a fair amount of suited business people, showing that talking about APIs is no longer something just the most avantgardist of companies, the most high tech of the tech companies, spend their time with. Au contraire (we were in Paris after all), APIs are mainstream, and they contribute to the advancing of collaboration and automatization of the (digital) world as such.

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Summary report about APIDays Paris.

75% Of Your API Efforts In The Enterprise Will Be Cultural And Political, Not Technical | {apiware} Blog

75% Of Your API Efforts In The Enterprise Will Be Cultural And Political, Not Technical | {apiware} Blog

I started API Evangelist because I saw a huge deficiency in the overall API conversation –nobody was talking about the business of all of this, and how you actually make money doing this emerging web API thing….

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“For us technologists, it can be easy to sit at our corners, and craft a vision of the perfect world we want, but often it is oil, in a water-filled world. I am not saying your API vision can’t make a change, but you have to be equipped to understand that 75% of your efforts in the enterprise, organizations, and government agencies will be about culture, politics, and business — not technical.”