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]

Visibility into API consumption is vital for implementing successful digital business strategy

Visibility into API consumption is vital for implementing successful digital business strategy

3scale CEO Steve Willmott: company is making available a dashboard to give business execs insight into the number of daily and total API hits.

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This article makes a great point about the importance of visibility into API consumption for implementing successful digital business strategy. APIs are becoming more and more the center of every digital strategy development effort. 

Pre-AWS Summit API Talks: Microservices (API Meetup Barcelona)

Pre-AWS Summit API Talks: Microservices (API Meetup Barcelona)


API Meetup Barcelona: Pre-AWS Summit API Talks

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015, 7:00 PM

3scale Office Spain
C/Napoles 187 / 7th floor, 08013 Barcelona, ES

78 API Enthusiasts Attending

Hi there!
We are happy to announce the program and speakers of our next API Meetup Barcelona on November 4th. The theme of this meetup is:
Microservices and API Management
The meetup also serves as a warm-up party for the AWS Summit Barcelona, which will happen on the next day, November 5th in Montjuïc, and expecting 1000+ attendees.
Thanks to our …

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API Meetup Barcelona on November 4th, just the night before the AWS Summit about “Microservices and API Management.”
The meetup also serves as the warm-up party for the AWS Summit.

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3scale hosts the Pre-AWS Summit API talks about Microservices on Nov.4th in Barcelona.

Integrating, exposing and managing distributed data with RESTful APIs and open-source

Red Hat and 3scale co-present a joint demo about data integration via data virtualisation and API management at the Endpoint2015 conference in Amsterdam.

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This was a 1h demo and talk co-presented by Red Hat’s Cojan van Ballegooijen and me talking about data integration of various diverse sources via data virtualization. Then we exposed the data via RESTful APIs and added the 3scale API Management layer on top to get full control and visibility about API access

Manfred Bortenschlager at APIdays Mediterranea 2015: Running a successful API program? – YouTube

Manfred Bortenschlager at APIdays Mediterranea 2015: Running a successful API program? – YouTube


Manfred Bortenschlager (from 3scale) sepaks at APIdays Mediterranea 2015: What does it take to design and run a successful API program? Slides: http://www.sl...

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This is the video of my talk at APIdays Mediterranea in Barcelona about “Running Successful API Programs.” In this talk I introduced the API Model Canvas as a strategic tool.

Slides are here:

http://www.slideshare.net/3scale/api-model-canvas-apidays-mediterranea-2015