By 2014, 75 percent of the Fortune 1000 will offer public Web APIs. By 2014, all consumer-facing enterprises — and many that aren't — will treat a public Web API as equally important to a public website.
- Gartner, Predicts 2012: Application Development, December 2, 2011
Web APIs are growing exponentially and are required for mobile and social applications. They are also used in more innovative forms of e-commerce that combine Web Services and contextual information for a more compelling user experience.
Maintaining API quality is mission-critical to delivering superior user experiences, meeting contractual obligations with partners and reaching business goals. But Development, IT/Ops and eCommerce teams frequently run into issues ensuring API quality from development through deployment.
Join featured expert Tom Murphy, Research Director of leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc., and Ole Lensmar, Chief Architect at SmartBear, to learn best practices for ensuring API lifecycle quality: