Comprehensive Platform Support Including Ruby and .NET Drive Podio’s API Success

This case study looks at the strategies employed by Podio that have helped the company generate month-on-month growth in developer engagement and in the creation of new products, services and processes that rely on Podio’s API.Citrix Podio is a composable software as a service (SaaS) option that lets customers orchestrate a series of services and[…]

Why Philips Targets Enterprise, Commercial, and Hobbyist Developers Separately

This case study looks at the strategies employed by Philips Hue that have helped the company generate month-on-month growth in developer engagement and in the creation of new products, services and processes that rely on Philips Hue’s API.The Philips Hue lighting system enables control of colored LED light bulbs via the Philips Hue API. Philips[…]

How Edmunds API Program Thrives On Its Marketplace and Developer Earnings

This case study looks at the strategies employed by Edmunds that has helped the company generate month-on-month growth in developer engagement and in the creation of new products, services and processes that rely on Edmunds’ API.Edmunds is an automotive research and pricing website that offers APIs for developers to access automotive content from Edmunds, to[…]

8 Real World API Strategies and The Keys To Their Success

At ProgrammableWeb, we see the full gamut of examples of how APIs are being created and implemented to generate business advantage. Our extensive API directory lists over 14,000 public APIs that developers can use to build new products and business workflows.API providers that are successful all have one thing in common: They all actively engage[…]

Is the hybrid cloud’s biggest challenge a lack of expertise? 

The cloud is the new IT economy these days, and for all intents and purposes, the public cloud marketplace has become a vendor landscape essentially monopolized by the big four providers: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and the IBM Cloud. If you throw in hybrid and private clouds, then VMware’s vSphere is also making a[…]

Apple’s first TV series to focus on developers, ‘app economy’

Not much is known about the untitled project, but Billboard reports Apple’s first swing at original programming will be a non-scripted series focusing on the app ecosystem. Information provided by Apple, while sparse, suggests the series will focus in part on the development of first-party apps.”One of the things with the App Store that was[…]

Modern Trends & Best Practices in Enterprise App Development

Modern Trends – What is RMADRealizing the speed at which businesses need to gain competitive advantage, senior level executives have been trying to get the apps rolling out as quickly as possible. This approach has given rise to the term Rapid Mobile App Development (RMAD).To enumerate, according to Techtarget.com, RMAD uses code free programming tools[…]

How SDKs and Community Drove Contentful’s 2000% Growth In Two Years

This case study looks at the strategies employed by Contentful, a content management service completely managed via APIs. Users can upload and store content, create website and mobile interfaces, and set rules about what content should be displayed in each channel, all via API. Developers pay to use the API through on a tiered subscription[…]

Why Philips Targets Enterprise, Commercial, and Hobbyist Developers Separately

This case study looks at the strategies employed by Philips Hue that have helped the company generate month-on-month growth in developer engagement and in the creation of new products, services and processes that rely on Philips Hue’s API.The Philips Hue lighting system enables control of colored LED light bulbs via the Philips Hue API. Philips[…]