About Paul Cray

Machine Learning Specialist at APImetrics.

API.expert Banking API Analysis: Tide APIs Are Near-Perfect

This Week’s Banking API HighlightsTide in the Open Banking API – UK – Production category takes the overall title again this week with a CASC score of 9.84, up from 9.83 last week.HSBC in the Open Banking API – UK – Open Data category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 97 ms, up from 95 ms last week.RadarRelay in the Cryptocurrency Exchanges API category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 4.23.We take a look at two excellent Open Banking APIs and ask whether there is anything they can do [...]

By |2021-06-11T12:40:50-07:00May 15th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly API Analysis: MailChimp

This Week’s API HighlightsGoogle in the Social Networks API category and Department of Justice in the US Government category share the overall title this week with a CASC score of 9.69.UK in the UK Government API category is the fastest API this week with a median latency of 70 ms.MailChimp in the Corporate Infrastructure API category is the overall worst quality API this week with a CASC score of 5.52.We take a good hard look at just what went wrong with MailChimp last week.Something of interestWe all remember the MailChimp adverts from the original Serial back at the start of [...]

By |2021-06-02T06:49:13-07:00May 13th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Banking API Analysis: Open Banking, Open Data

This Week’s Banking API HighlightsTide in the Open Banking API – UK – Production category takes the overall title again this week with a CASC score of 9.83, down from 9.84 last week.HSBC in the Open Banking API – UK – Open Data category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 95 ms, the same as last week.Barclays (Sandbox Auth) in the Open Banking API – UK – Sandbox category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 5.17, up from 4.74 last week.We look into why being fast doesn’t always mean [...]

By |2021-06-02T06:44:00-07:00May 6th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly API Analysis: Twitter Tops Social

This Week’s HighlightsTwitter in the Social Networks category takes the overall title this week with a CASC score of 9.77.UK in the UK Government is the fastest API this week with a median latency of 71 ms.Environmental Systems Research Institute in the US Government category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 5.59, down from 5.95 last week.We take a good, hard look at what Twitter is doing so well and where it can still improve.Something of interestTwitter tops the Social Networks category this week and takes the overall crown with an excellent CASC [...]

By |2021-06-02T06:44:11-07:00May 4th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly API Analysis: Microsoft Bing

This Week’s API Highlights Department of Justice in the US Government API category takes the overall title this week with a CASC score of 9.81. Department of Justice in the US Government is the fastest API again with a median latency of 49 ms up from 48 ms last week. Environmental Systems Research Institute in the US Government API category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 5.95, down from 6.52 last week. We take a good hard look at Microsoft Bing and whether there might be any low-hanging fruit. Something of interest Microsoft [...]

By |2021-04-30T06:06:16-07:00April 30th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly Banking API Analysis: Coinbase

This Week’s Banking API Highlights Tide in the Open Banking API – UK – Production category takes the overall title again this week with a CASC score of 9.84, down from 9.85 last week. HSBC in the Open Banking API – UK – Open Data category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 94 ms, down from 95 ms last week. Barclays (Sandbox Auth) in the Open Banking API – UK – Sandbox category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 4.74, down from 5.24 last week. We take a good, [...]

By |2021-04-30T05:47:06-07:00April 30th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly Banking API Analysis: Perfect Railsbank

This Week’s Banking API HighlightsTide in the Open Banking API – UK – Production category takes the overall title again this week with a CASC score of 9.85, up from 9.84 last week.HSBC in the Open Banking API – UK – Open Data category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 95 ms, up from 93 ms last week.Barclays (Sandbox Auth) in the Open Banking API – UK – Sandbox category takes the overall bottom spot again this week with a CASC score of 5.24, up from 4.51 last week.We take a good, hard look at what [...]

By |2021-04-25T13:57:56-07:00April 23rd, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly API Analysis: Twitter OAuth

This Week’s API HighlightsGoogle in the Social Networks API category takes the overall title this week with a CASC score of 9.68.Department of Justice in the US Government API category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 47 ms, the same as last weekEnvironmental Systems Research Institute in the US Government API category takes the overall bottom spot this week with a CASC score of 6.52.We take a good, hard look at what went wrong with Twitter API this week.Something of interestLast week, Twitter was riding high with a first-class API CASC score of 9.74, first in [...]

By |2021-04-26T15:16:44-07:00April 23rd, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Weekly API Analysis: Hey Foursquare!

This Week’s API Highlights Twitter in the Social Networks API category takes the overall title this week with a CASC score of 9.74. Department of Justice in the US Government API category takes the overall title again with a median latency of 47 ms, the same as last week. General Services Administration in the US Government API category takes the overall bottom spot this week with a CASC score of 6.00. We take a good, hard look at what went wrong with Foursquare this week. Something of interest Foursquare appears in two of our API categories, Search and Social Networks. [...]

By |2021-04-14T08:54:48-07:00April 14th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API.expert Monthly API Analysis: March | Search APIs

This Month’s API Highlights UK in the UK Government API category takes the overall top spot for the public sector again with a CASC score of 9.77, down from 9.85 in February. Department of Justice in the US Government API category takes the latency title for the public sector again with a median latency of 48 ms, up from 46 ms last month. Microsoft Authentication once again props up the Corporate Infrastructure API category. It's pretty consistent, it's just persistently in the Amber Zone. This is down to the high percentage of outliers. This is an API that could use [...]

By |2021-04-12T09:32:10-07:00April 12th, 2021|Monthly Report|0 Comments