An Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of programming instructions and standards for accessing a Web based software application or web tool. Since we founded Mashape
, “The first API Marketplace
”, I thought it would be interesting to share some numbers and major players of this new API market.
API word cloud
A bit of History
is a very old concept; but API in the cloud, accessible everywhere by anyone, the so called Open API, is a completely new story. In 2000, the first company that embraced this route was Ebay, pushing out some API to…
This is the era of ubiquitous computing. Around us, we are seeing the numbers of devices and services growing exponentially. Five years from now, this behavior will evolve into the essential of our lives, and today’s rate of innovation in mobile services is just about to take a quantum leap.
Our laptop’s browser is the central part to access contents and interact with it; in a couple of years, the device will be the pivotal part, just because it’s more fun and useful, thanks to features such:
phone specific functions such the camera and