March 8, 2017 in Presentations

API Design and What’s new with Open API? (Google Cloud Next ’17)

In this video, hear what’s new with the the Open API Specification (OAS) — the vendor-neutral, portable, and open specification for providing technical metadata for REST APIs as well as…

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March 1, 2017 in Blog

Open API Initiative Announces Release of the OpenAPI Spec v3 Implementer’s Draft

About a month ago, we committed to pushing out the first Implementer’s Draft of OpenAPI Specification (OAS), and now it’s arrived! Following our official versioning scheme, this version is known... Read More
January 24, 2017 in Blog

A New Year, a New Specification

It has been an exciting journey, and we’re happy to announce that the OpenAPI Specification version 3.0 is coming into view! Over the past year, the Technical Developer Community (TDC)…

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January 23, 2017 in Blog

Join the Open API Initiative LinkedIn Group

As we begin to roll out the latest version of the OpenAPI Specification, stay up to date on developments, Meetups, events and job opportunities on the OpenAPI Spec LinkedIn Group….

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November 29, 2016 in Presentations

OpenAPI Trek (API Days London 2016)

  Arnaud Lauret (aka the API Handyman) of AXA Banque This talk, OpenAPI Trek, aims to explain what is the OpenAPI specification and how it can be extensively used throughout…

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November 28, 2016 in Presentations

OpenAPI Trek Beyond API Documentation (APISTRAT 2016)

View Presentation: https://apihandyman.io/openapi-trek-beyond-api-documentation-api-strat-2016/

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November 19, 2016 in Presentations

OpenAPI Trek Into Fastness (Nordic APIs Summit 2016)

View Presentation: https://apihandyman.io/openapi-trek-into-fastness-nordic-apis-summit-2016/

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November 18, 2016 in Presentations

Open API Initiative Meetup: Atlassian | Microsoft | Google (Meetup)

View Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6V6oc6Ecjw

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November 18, 2016 in Blog

Denver-Based Cloud Elements Latest Member to Join Open API Initiative

The Open API Initiative is pleased to welcome Cloud Elements, a unified platform for API integration and management out of Denver Colorado as the latest company to join the OAI….

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November 17, 2016 in Blog

TDC: Documentation, explaining the 3.0 spec part 5

With the version 3.0 of the OpenAPI Specification nearing a beta candidate, this series of posts is meant to provide insight into what is changing and how from the perspective... Read More
November 14, 2016 in Blog

TDC: Protocol and Payload, explaining the 3.0 spec part 4

With the version 3.0 of the OpenAPI Specification nearing a beta candidate, this series of posts is meant to provide insight into what is changing and how from the perspective... Read More
November 1, 2016 in Blog

OpenAPI Spec at APISTRAT 2016

The Open API Initiative (OAI) is focused on creating, evolving and promoting a vendor neutral API Description Format based on the Swagger Specification. As an open source project under the…

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October 25, 2016 in Blog

Join us for the OpenAPI Spec Workshop

The Open API Initiative and Capital One are co-hosting a OpenAPI Spec Crash Course as part of the 2016 APISTRAT Conference. Register here. Part I: Introduction to the Open API…

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October 14, 2016 in Blog

Request Parameters: Explaining the 3.0 spec, part 3

With the version 3.0 of the OpenAPI Specification nearing a beta candidate, this series of posts is meant to provide insight into what is changing and how from the perspective…

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October 3, 2016 in Blog

TDC: Structural Improvements: explaining the 3.0 spec, part 2

With the version 3.0 of the OpenAPI Specification nearing a beta candidate, this series of posts is meant to provide insight into what is changing and how. The first post... Read More
September 26, 2016 in Blog

Open API Initiative, 9 Months and Counting – OAI Meetup 2016-09-15

At the OAI Meetup on Sept 15, Jeff Borek of IBM took the audience on the journey the Open API Iniative has taken over the last 9 months. Starting with a…

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September 19, 2016 in Blog

OpenAPI Spec at Google – OAI Meetup 2016-09-15

Before the precursor to the OpenAPI Spec – the Swagger Specification – was created in 2010, Google had already published 150 public APIs, leveraged by hundreds of thousands of developers…

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September 19, 2016 in Blog

Zipping through the OpenAPI with Capital One – OAI Meetup 2016-09-15

Statically defined processing in your API stack is so last year. Learn about the the new and interesting ways Capital One is using the OpenAPI Specification to enable more flexible…

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August 1, 2016 in Blog

Open API Initiative: Six months and counting (Recording)

Watch a recording of IBM developerWorks Open where OAI Board member Jeff Borek (@jeffborek) moderates a discussion with fellow OAI members Capital One’s Dennis Brennan (@dennis_brennan), Apigee’s Marsh Gardiner (@earth2marsh) and Tony Tam…

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July 27, 2016 in Presentations

The Open API Initiative: 6 Months and Counting (IBM developerWorks Open)

View Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeNskbyoe3w&t=144s

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July 11, 2016 in Blog

You Can Get Involved in Creating the OpenAPI Specification, And Here’s How

How is the OpenAPI Specification evolving? What’s the process? How can you get involved? Today we’ll try to answer those questions and shine a light on: The Technical Developer Community,…

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June 17, 2016 in Blog

Gluecon Wrap up: Living Up to the Hype for a First-Timer

Last year, I was disappointed to miss out on Gluecon. My colleagues spoke very highly of it — informative, state-of-the-art, and very non-commercial. I was glad that it worked with…

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May 18, 2016 in Blog

Gluecon Pass Giveaway!

Gluecon is just around the corner, and the Open API Initiative is giving a way a free pass. To qualify: Find any open source project that refers to Swagger Specification*…

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May 11, 2016 in Blog

gRPC with REST and OpenAPI Specification

Our guest post today comes from Brandon Phillips of CoreOS. CoreOS builds open source projects and products for Linux Containers. Their flagship products for consensus and discovery (etcd) and their…

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March 28, 2016 in Blog

State of the Project Update with Jeff Borek at the 2016 Collaboration Summit

The Linux Foundation asked me to do a lighting talk at the Linux Collab Summit at Lake Tahoe earlier this year. I was pleased to speak on behalf of The…

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February 24, 2016 in News

Developers: APIs are crucial to business, but tough to get right

A survey of API developers claims security, customer satisfaction, and speed of deployment are among the biggest challenges APIs matter, big time, and not offering an API deprives your software…

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February 23, 2016 in Blog

OAI Update – new members, OpenAPI Spec 3.0 progress, and more!

Here comes a quick update on the ongoings within the OAI: New Members There is an ongoing interest in joining the OAI and we are thrilled to welcome two new members to…

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February 18, 2016 in News

Developer.aero adopts new Open API Definition Format via 3Scale Platform

We are delighted to be associated with the latest global API standards initiative which is being driven by a new organization, the OAI (Open API Initiative). This non profit organisation…

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January 9, 2016 in Blog

Next steps for the OAI – an exciting 2016 looms ahead!

Amidst the general ongoing end-of-year activities, the OAI has been busy getting all the initial pieces into place for 2016. The meetings we’ve had within the group during last December…

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January 7, 2016 in News

Interview with Tony Tam on the Open API Initiative and Latest Swagger News

After the Linux Foundation announced the formation of the Open API Initiative (OAI) in the beginning of November with an impressive list of founding members, API developers had questions about…

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November 10, 2015 in News

Open Source Projects Further RESTful API-Based Development

Open source projects are emerging to further software development practices based on RESTful APIs, which are becoming more instrumental in providing app back-end services and other functionality. To establish standards…

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November 5, 2015 in News

IBM collaborates with Yes Bank, Bian to promote the API economy

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced API Harmony an intelligent cloud-based API matchmaking technology for developers as part of a series of technology, product and services announcements to advance the growing…

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November 5, 2015 in News

New Collaborative Project to Extend Swagger Specification for Building Connected Applications and Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 5, 2015) – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today is announcing the Open API…

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November 5, 2015 in News

SmartBear Launches Open API Initiative with Key Industry Leaders including Google, IBM and Microsoft

New Initiative under The Linux Foundation to Create Open Approach to Governing the Evolution of Swagger Specification SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, has…

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November 5, 2015 in Announcement

New Collaborative Project to Extend Swagger Specification for Building Connected Applications and Services

The Linux Foundation will host new Open API Initiative with initial contributions from SmartBear and founding members 3Scale, Apigee, Capital One, Google, IBM, Intuit, Microsoft, PayPal and Restlet SAN FRANCISCO, November 5,... Read More