Posted on 12-12-2013
Over the last 3 years I have looked at all the APIs available in ProgrammableWeb API directory, with about 2500 of which I monitor regularly. Throughout this process I've evolved an eye for what building blocks go into a successful API program. When I review an existing API area or program, public or private, I spend as little or as much time as I need to look at an API initiative through the following 20 lenses: Overview - The general look, feel and initial impression of an API at the high level. Endpoints - Review of API endpoints, looking at the detail.......read more.