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API Ratings Advisory Board

A few months ago we announced that we would be formally creating an API Ratings service. While we have now launched a premium version of API.expert, which will provide you with the latest in data and metrics and ratings of leading APIs, we have worried for a while that by rating APIs and setting the rules and best practises compromises the value of our decision making, and we are now looking to address this with the creation of an advisory board for the API Ratings Agency. I am delighted to have such a fantastic group assembled to help me focus

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API.expert Low Cost, Hassle Free Performance Monitoring Has Arrived

LOW COST, HASSLE-FREE API PERFORMANCE MONITORING HAS ARRIVED   2000+ APIs monitored across tech, govt, and financial services from a $100 annual subscription   Seattle, June 24 2021 – APImetrics is today launching a premium version of API.expert, an essential resource for API consumers, developers, and providers from all market sectors and industries. The new service monitors service provision from mainstream API providers such as Google, Slack and Microsoft, to specialist services within vertical markets. “APIs have become an essential part of the tech landscape, with more and more critical and essential services being delivered through them, from banking to

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

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, 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

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API.expert Weekly API Analysis: MailChimp

This Week’s API Highlights Google 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 interest We all remember the MailChimp adverts from the original

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

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 9.83, 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

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API.expert Weekly API Analysis: Twitter Tops Social

This Week’s Highlights Twitter 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 interest Twitter tops the Social Networks category this week and takes the

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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

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