2016 is the year of banking APIs. Tech journalist Mark Boyd dives into how fintech startups, open banking standards and the banking API are changing the way traditional banking works, as they use new techniques like microservices and API strategy to break away from a legacy architecture to move towards a more agile, customer-centric approach.Read More
API Economist: You founded ProgrammableWeb back in 2005, is that correct?
John Musser: That’s correct. It’s coming up on its eighth anniversary this summer. It was really the birth of the open API and web mash movement. The phrase “web mashup” was really coined four or five months before we started ProgrammableWeb. That was the same spring when Housingmaps.com was built, which was essentially the first quintessential mashup (a mashup of Craigslist and Google Maps).Read More