Caution

Is your API an asset or a liability?

While almost everyone talks about the API business relationships, the liability concern brings the legal relationship to the forefront.

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The API-economy is coming and fast

In today’s world, having a strong API strategy isn’t just good software practice; it’s a powerful business practice.

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Google App Engine: Lock in, what lock in?

On occasion I encounter the argument that Google App Engine is a proprietary platform, which implies lock-in, which many developers consider a Bad Thing. I’d like to address that complaint.

Google adds public transit data to Maps API

Public transit data, a key piece of the Google Maps experience, will soon find its way into third-party applications as the map-making experts at Google have just added transit to its Maps API.