API Ratings: Jan 11–18 | Twitter and Facebook

So. January 2021. Anything interesting happen this month? YIKES. Well, the internet keeps on chugging along, and so too do the APIs that keep it humming. And we've been watching so we can bring you this week's API ratings. For our API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest Social Networks is a competitive category and one that has been in the news much of late! [...]

By |2021-01-22T09:48:27-08:00January 22nd, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

Fintech API Ratings Jan 11-18: Cryptocurrency Exchanges

API Performance We are now hurtling through January and what a month it has been so far. But don’t fear, API.expert is still on the case with our weekly Fintech API ratings. For our Fintech API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular Fintech API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest Cryptocurrency Exchanges is a fairly competitive Fintech API category with 13 of the 17 APIs this week being in the Green Zone [...]

By |2021-01-22T08:22:33-08:00January 22nd, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

Fintech API Ratings Jan 4-11: Creation Cards

API PerformanceWe can't believe it's still the first half of January 2021. But don’t fear, API.expert is still on the case with our weekly Fintech API ratings.For our Fintech API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular Fintech API ratings category with our patented CASC score.Something of interestOne of the things about APIs is that you can go from hero to a zero in a moment. And sometimes you can go from zero to hero.Creation Cards, which [...]

By |2021-01-22T08:20:15-08:00January 14th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API Ratings: Jan 5–12 | Messaging Latency

API PerformanceYes, dear reader, it's still the first half of January 2021. But don’t fear, API.expert is still on the case with our weekly API ratings.For our API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular API ratings category with our patented CASC score.Something of interestWe don’t usually look at the table of a category this way, but it can be illuminating to do. Here we see the Messaging category by reverse Median Latency. The slowest API, Nexmo [...]

By |2021-01-22T09:46:27-08:00January 13th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

Fintech API Ratings Dec 28–Jan 4: Cryptocurrency Exchanges

API Performance Happy New Year! We took a week off last week for the Christmas/New Year holiday, but now we are back at the grindstone with our weekly Fintech API ratings. For our Fintech API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular Fintech API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest CryptoCompare props up the Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fintech API category table this week. It has a 100% pass rate, but has a lot of [...]

By |2021-01-15T06:38:25-08:00January 6th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API Ratings: Dec 28–Jan 4 | Social Networks

API Performance Happy New Year! We took a week off last week for the Christmas & New Year holiday, but now we are back at the grindstone. For our API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest Social Networks is a pretty competitive API ratings category with everyone in the Green Zone this week and even the bottom API, LinkedIn, having a perfectly respectable CASC score [...]

By |2021-01-15T06:15:06-08:00January 5th, 2021|Weekly Report|0 Comments

Fintech API Ratings Dec 7–14: Intuit Quickbooks

Something of interestFintech is a pretty competitive category. Everyone has a CASC score over 8.50, which isn’t a bad effort at all. 6 out of the 10 APIs have a CASC score of 9.00 or more, which is also pretty good. Interestingly enough, Intuit QuickBooks props up the table with both its sandbox and production API, which have CASC scores only 0.01 apart. 8.51 is a perfectly respectable CASC score as far as it goes, although you can always do better.Both APIs have 100% pass rates and only slight variation in the number of outliers. Comparing Process Time for the [...]

By |2021-01-15T05:44:34-08:00December 18th, 2020|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API Ratings: Dec 7-14 | Pager Duty Outliers

API Ratings: Performance For our API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest Pager Duty has a lot of outliers – 7.10% - more than twice the number of Slack (3.38%). If we look at Total Time API ratings, we can see there is a lot of variation between locations. AWS North America is more than four times quicker than Azure South America and we see [...]

By |2021-01-15T05:24:54-08:00December 17th, 2020|Weekly Report|0 Comments

API Ratings Summary November 2020 | Twitter Wins

API Ratings: Performance For our API ratings, we look at over 100 APIs and pull all the metrics together to give you a general feeling for the service quality for an organization’s APIs in a particular API ratings category with our patented CASC score. Something of interest Twitter is a good example of a performant API, topping the Social Networks category this month with a fine CASC score of 9.57 in what is a fairly competitive category, with 5 of the 10 APIs having a CASC score of over 9.00 and only one API being in the Amber Zone. Twitter [...]

By |2020-12-16T06:07:41-08:00December 15th, 2020|Weekly Report|0 Comments

Fintech API Ratings, Nov 30 – Dec 7

Something of interestIn the Fintech API November monthly report, we discuss HSBC, which is perennially fast and perennially languishes towards or at the bottom of the Open Banking – UK – Open Data category.This is because HSBC caches the result with the consequence that you get a lot of outliers when the cache refreshes because of the slowness of pulling the result from the backend. It’s interesting to see how HSBC compares to a performant Fintech API like this week’s category topper, First Trust Bank.One of the great things about the Open Banking – UK – Open Data category is [...]

By |2020-12-18T07:49:55-08:00December 10th, 2020|Weekly Report|0 Comments