APIs are the glue that connect apps. It’s as true for consumer apps as it is for the enterprise. API management platforms have come into vogue as apps proliferate across the enterprise.
As APIs rise in importance, so has the need for better practices in their creation, development and management. All the major API management services have built strategies that they use as guiding principles when working with customers.
These five rules are by no means the final say on API management, but they do provide context for the overall market:
Make the APIs accessible to different classes of developers and partners. Develop security policies, usage policies, selective access to data and services. Both Layer 7 and…
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