You signed up to the API analytics tool (Galileo
) and you’re wow-ing at the possibilities, but exactly how much can this tool help you in your day to day job?
I am going to analyze what business questions can be answered from an API perspective as a manager, developer, user or as a mixture of each.
Then I will dig into the metrics that will be available to us and formulate relevant questions.
Finally I will create a dashboard report using the required data.
How do I start?
Analytics are not simply “pretty graphs” to show your coworkers…
Starting with the name, Mashape Analytics is now Galileo
. Named after the Italian “father of modern science”, Galileo Galilei, Mashape Galileo is the father of modern API Analytics.
To keep you busy we’ve added tons of improvements:
Every step is now personalized using your current environment and account tokens, making it a breeze to start sending data. Speaking of data, instead of cluttering your environments with sample data, we now have a dedicated test environment you can pre-populate with realistic data points.
The Environment Dropdown was lacking something major, insight. Replacing the generic description…
We love working with APIs at Mashape, and we love sharing with our community new tools that make your life easier when consuming APIs.
Today, we’re taking a look at POSTMAN (Free edition), a GUI powered API client and HTTPie a powerful CLI replacement (or addition) for cURL.
POSTMAN is a compelling HTTP client for APIs built by Abhinav Asthana. With POSTMAN you can consume APIs in a straightforward way, solving the complexity of complex HTTP query and parsing. You can download POSTMAN here: http://www.getpostman.com/
. As the website states, this tool has been the highest rated…