API Evangelist Partners

These are my partners who invest in API Evangelist each month, helping underwrite my research, and making sure I'm able to keep monitoring the API space as I do.

3Scale

3scale makes it easy to open, secure, distribute, control and monetize APIs, that is built with performance, customer control and excellent time-to-value in mind.

Runscope

Runscope is a SaaS-based company that provides solutions for API performance testing, monitoring and debugging.

Tyk

Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast, scalable and modern, and offers an API management platform with an API Gateway, API analytics, developer portal and API Management Dashboard.

Restlet

Restlet is providing the fastest and easiest API-First Platform as a Service that developers and non-developers working on API projects can use.

Dreamfactory

DreamFactory Software develops and markets a technology that enables developers to connect modern mobile applications to enterprise back-end infrastructure in the cloud.

API Getting Started News

These are the news items I've curated in my monitoring of the API space that have some relevance to the API definition conversation and I wanted to include in my research. I'm using all of these links to better understand how the space is testing their APIs, going beyond just monitoring and understand the details of each request and response.

Title Source Visit
3 Developer (2017-11-08) medium.com
The Key Features of a Developer (2017-11-06) medium.com
5 steps to API frustration (2017-10-19) medium.com
Apply for the Friends+Me API early access program (2017-09-19) medium.com
Getting Started With The Strava API: A Tutorial (2017-09-15) medium.com
Introducing the New Honeycomb Quick Start (2017-07-24) honeycomb.io
Research plan: API onboarding process — common elements (2017-07-24) medium.com
How to Design a Better Onboarding Experience (2017-07-21) www.sparkpost.com
Clearbit Risk API: Monitor fraudulent sign (2017-07-20) medium.com
Customizing a user signup workflow in WSO2 API Manager (2017-07-05) medium.com
How do I generate a TrackingMore API key? (2017-06-24) medium.com
Four Minute Guide to Get Up & Running with the Clover REST API (2017-06-22) medium.com
Why your API onboarding sucks and what you can do to improve it (2017-06-01) medium.com
IBM Provides Developer Kits to Jumpstart Working with Watson (2016-11-10) www.programmableweb.com
Get up and running on Firebase this weekend with Firebase in a Weekend (2016-11-09) firebase.googleblog.com
API Best Practices: Getting Started (2016-10-20) medium.com
Zero to Hero: Get Started with the Pocket Developer API in 5 Minutes (2016-10-15) medium.com
Attores API tutorial (2016-10-14) medium.com
3 Questions to Answer When Integrating the HelloSign API (2016-10-13) blog.hellosign.com
New AWS Quick Starts for Atlassian JIRA Software and Bitbucket Data Center (2016-10-12) aws.amazon.com
SoundCloud now makes developers apply for API access (2016-09-23) venturebeat.com
Slack 101: Onboarding (2016-09-23) slackhq.com
Announcing the NGINX Plus on AWS Cloud Quick Start (2016-09-08) dzone.com
Acrobits Mobile SDK Quick Start Guide (2016-08-23) ap.bandwidth.com
Quick Start to the Delivery System (2016-05-20) docs.brightcove.com
Quick start to QuickBooks Online REST API with OAuth1.0 (2016-04-25) developer.intuit.com
Yodlee Offers QuickStart Package For Developers Formerly Using Intuit?s Financial Data APIs (2016-03-21) www.yodlee.com
A More Distilled Version of an API Getting Started Page on a Developer Portal Homepage (2016-03-07) dzone.com
Easy-Peasy Bots: Getting Started (2016-01-29) medium.com
Quickstart Guide to the Runscope API (2016-01-08) blog.runscope.com
Getting Started With the IBM Watson Ecosystem (2016-01-07) developer.ibm.com
Tutorial: Getting started with the Evernote API + Node.js with azk in 10 minutes! (2015-05-06) blog.evernote.com

If you think there is a link I should have listed here feel free to tweet it at me, or submit as a Github issue. Even though I do this full time, I'm still a one person show, and I miss quite a bit, and depend on my network to help me know what is going on.