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.

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.