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

By February 24, 2016News

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 or service of a crucial audience. But it’s tough to get an API right because of unintegrated tooling, security issues, and the difficulty of iterating and resolving problems quickly.

These and other insights are part of the “State of API Survey Report 2016” issued this week by API testing and tooling company Smartbear. Assembled from surveys of more than 2,300 developers in 104 countries, the report looked at four major categories: technology and tools, development and delivery, quality and performance, and consumption and usage.

[Read the full article on InfoWorld here]