Scott Metzger, CTO of TrueCredit.com was kind enough to take some time to talk about their Consumer Connect API program and some of the technical challenges that they have addressed using Apigee's API Gateway.
We'd like to run a short series on product and technical requirements you might consider for an API roadmap or strategy. We’ll base this on trends we see in talking to hundreds of product and engineering managers that are either opening or consuming APIs (or aggregating and publishing large numbers of RSS feeds.)
Instead of talking about your APIs functionality, this is about what's *around* the API features and data. Many APIs start out as just raw naked back end features. And there is often a big gap between a raw feature and a full-fledged service, which is your API...
This week we'll be at the O'Reilly Velocity conference on scalability and operations in San Jose. On the topic of API operations, below is a case study we did with Tim Madewell of Innotas, providers of on-demand IT Governance - where he talks about how they operationalize and scale their SaaS API.